2014 CrossFit Games Open Attracts 204,000 Registrants

Team Jackie - October 26, 2013. Photo courtesy of CrossFit, Inc.

Team Jackie – October 26, 2013. Photo courtesy of CrossFit, Inc.

It’s official — this year’s Reebok CrossFit Games Open has the highest number of registrants of all time. This year, 204,000 athletes competed, compared to 26,000 athletes that competed the first year of the Games, in 2011.

According to the official Reebok CrossFit Games website, athletes Sam Briggs and Dan Bailey won this year’s Open Workout 14.1, which is a retest of the first ever Open Workout in 2011. Both athletes will receive $2,014.

According to her Games profile, Briggs began CrossFitting in May 2009, and is a CrossFit Level 1 Coach with her own Box, called Train in the UK. According to his profile, Bailey has been doing CrossFit for less than two years, and is also a CrossFit Level 1 Coach.

14.1 called for a 10-minute AMRAP of 30 double unders and 15 power snatches.

The CrossFit Games Open workout 14.2 will be announced live in Miami, Fla. at I Am CrossFit at 5 p.m. EST. Visit Games.CrossFit.com to tune in, or keep an eye on BoxProMag.com’s website for an update.

 

By Rachel Zabonick

Rachel Zabonick
Rachel Zabonick is the editor-in-chief of Peake Media. Contact her at rachel@peakemedia.com.