2018 CrossFit Open
2018 CrossFit Open starts this week!!!
This is the annual opportunity for everyone in the world to try out for the CrossFit Games over the next 5 weeks. For us daily athletes (i.e. the 99.95% of people that will not make the games), this is an amazing opportunity to rekindle that competitive spirit and test your fitness! There will be a new workout announced by CrossFit HQ each Thursday at 7:00pm Central. They will stream the announcement live and then you can watch guest athletes perform the workout.
This year, we will program the Open workout for each Friday class. We will ALSO have a special 6:00pm event each Friday (in place of the 5:30pm class) that we encourage everyone to attend. Even if you performed your Open workout earlier in the day, you are encouraged to come to the event, cheer on your Backbone athletes, and help judge. More people, more energy, and amazing athletic performances!
The question I have been asked many times over the years, “Should I sign up for the Open?”
The answer is not a simple yes or no.
I sign up because I enjoy logging my scores and measuring myself against the rest of the world, or country, or state, or organization (military, teachers, police, etc), or gym.
I like having a bit of skin in the game ($20 sign-up) as accountability to make sure I log my scores and give just a little bit more each workout.
$20 over 5 weeks is an inexpensive way to have a good time!
Now, you don’t have to sign up to participate with Backbone. Just show up for class or come to the special event time at 6pm on Fridays. Everyone will get the opportunity to give their best and cheer on their friends.
You will have a great time regardless of your choice to officially sign up for the open!
Go to the link below if you would like to sign-up and be a part of the world wide CrossFit Open