Leaderboard update: Mat Fraser leads after day one, chasing his fourth ‘Fittest on Earth’ title.
The three-time defending champion is once again the man to beat at the CrossFit Games.
Fraser put in a strong performance in the first event earlier today, The first event was called First Cut, with a time of 15:07.70. The men’s field was cut down to 75 competitors after the initial round.
EVENT 1 – First Cut
4 rounds for time
- 400m run
- 3 legless rope climbs
- 7 squat snatches
Women 130 lb
Men 185 lb
Time Cap: 20 mins
I was pretty comfortable with it, if I don’t get injured I’ll be fine,” said Fraser. “I just wanted to start collecting points as quick as I can.Mat Fraser
EVENT 2 – Second Cut
Only 75 men and 75 women of the original competitors remain, and the field will be cut down once again after this round.
- 800m row
- 66 kettlebell shoulder-to-overheads
- 132-ft. handstand walk
Women: two 16-kg KBs
Men: two 12-kg KBs
Time Cap: 10 minutes and the field will be cut to 50 athletes after this event