Posts Tagged ‘Winter WOD-Fest’

Today’s questions come from Clark Niemeyer-Thomas, and they are all essentially in regards to the Winter WODFest CrossFit Competition (hosted by our friends at CrossFit Eminence) that will be held at the end of January.

At one point during my answers, I hesitate because I was unable to confidently identify a particular movie. When you watch my video, most of you will likely remember the scene I was referring to. In the movie Back to School, Rodney Dangerfield performs a dive. That dive… the Triple Lindy. Trust me, it’ll make more sense after you watch my video below.

Clark, let me know if you have any other questions. Everyone else, what else have you got for Ask Smashby?

Happy Wednesday, everyone.

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Hey friends! I just wanted record a quick little video to talk about a few local events we have coming up here in Denver. CrossFit Competitions are going to be popping up all over the place, and hopefully my blog can start to serve as a resource to help you guys keep track of when and where they are happening!

You may be wondering which events are right for you to enter and which ones are better to go and watch, and I’ll try to help out in any way I can.

Check out the video below, and let me know if you find this helpful at all!

Local Event #1
MHCF King and Queen of the Gym
~hosted by Mile High CrossFit

When? – Sunday, January 22nd
Summary – 4 Workouts per athlete completed between 9am and 3:30pm. Each event, every athlete will be paired with a DIFFERENT partner (selected at random). How cool does that sound!?

Local Event #2
Winter WOD-Fest
~hosted by CrossFit Eminence

When? – Saturday, January 28nd
Summary – Right from their event page: “As CrossFit athletes we have to be prepared for the unknown and unknowable. The events, while staying true to the CrossFit methodology, will offer a unique approach to physical activity and cold weather conditions. One portion of this event May be outside; snow, rain, or shine. It will be a true testament of fitness and mental willpower.”

Local Event #3
Colorado State and Open Weightlifting Competition
~hosted by RedRocks CrossFit

When? – Saturday and Sunday, February 4th and 5th
Summary – Sanctioned USA Weight Lifting Event. Each athlete has 3 attempts to complete successful lifts at EACH the Snatch and the Clean and Jerk. All competitors must be current USAW members. Current USAW rules apply. (Singlets must be worn by all athletes. Athletes must show USAW card and valid ID at weigh-in.)