This was for selfish internal/political reasons. Nobody who truly loves CrossFit would’ve ever wanted this…Nancy [The Barbell Beauties Facebook Group]
On January 4th 2022, CrossFit fans were shocked when the internal email sent to CrossFit LLC staff by Roza detailed: “I have made the difficult decision to change the leadership of the Sport team to best support CrossFit’s go-forward plans, and Dave Castro will be leaving the business.”
A lot of Castro’s Instagram followers and many CrossFit athletes had shared their support
I lived and breathed CrossFit for years and Dave was the reason.,Sophia [The Barbell Beauties Facebook Group]
But five months after being fired from his position as General Manager of Sport for CrossFit Inc. and the face of the CrossFit Open. The Morning Chalk Up has written and confirmed through two sources who attended an affiliate gathering with Castro on Monday that Dave Castro is returning to CrossFit HQ.
Dave Castro is coming back and that is a very good thing for Diablo and all of CrossFit. I’m not sure what his role will be, but I know that he is keenly interested in the success of affiliates and CrossFit and the CrossFit Games – in that order.Diablo CrossFit
Later, they posted on their instagram that Dave was returning.
CrossFit HQ is yet to respond.
So what does CrossFit HQ say about all that?
This article will be updated accordingly once we have more information.
March is the founder and owner of The Barbell Beauties which she started in 2015. She is from the Philippines and currently lives in beautiful Thailand with her American husband and daughter. She is an avid Crossfitter and has just started her journey into Muay Thai (kickboxing).