March 1, 2023
23.2 Recap With Stacie Tovar

“It was definitely a really, really good test of fitness. I enjoyed it.” 

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Eight-time CrossFit Games athlete and co-owner of Big Omaha Fitness, Stacie Tovar, returns to break down both parts of Open Test 23.2 with host Chase Ingraham

After giving her initial thoughts about the second test of the Open, Tovar shares her perspective as an affiliate owner about setting up, programming, and preparing her athletes for 23.2. Tovar and Ingraham also discuss the new thruster standard, referring back to the standards listed in Thruster Ladder from the 2011 Regional.

The pair dive into some of the top scores on the leaderboard and discuss Roman Khrennikov’s and Pat Vellner’s performances at the live announcement. 

Get Tovar’s and Ingraham’s predictions for 23.3, leaning on past Open experiences to make their guesses, and hear from Tovar on hosting the live announcement of 23.3 and joining Sean Woodland and Annie Sakamoto on the broadcast at CrossFit Omaha

Also in this episode, Tommy Marquez chats with Pat Vellner about his approach to Open Test 23.2 and his experience at his fourth live Open announcement.

Tune in on Thursday, March 2, at to watch Mal O’Brien go toe-to-toe with Danielle Brandon in Open Test 23.3, live from CrossFit Omaha.


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Additional Links

23.1 Recap With Stacie Tovar
Open Test 23.2 Live Announcement
CrossFit Open Leaderboard