July 6, 2018
Behind the Scenes: Europe Regional, Part 3

This year’s newly minted Europe Regional brought the fittest athletes from Europe North and Europe Central to the Velodrom in Berlin, Germany, from May 18 to 20.

The Regionals are the second stage of the CrossFit Games competition season, and this series is your backstage pass.

The final day of competition in Europe is full of drama as athletes in qualifying positions freefall down the leaderboard and athletes on the bubble fight for their lives.

Annie Thorisdottir might be the only one who sat confidently and comfortably at the top all weekend long.

After taking the win in Event 5, she says, “It went exactly how it was supposed to go.”

Roman Khrennikov, who also maintained a stranglehold on first place all weekend long, seems more surprised by his success: “I don’t understand. I can’t comprehend how I did it,” he says in Russian at the end of Day 3.

Watch the full version here