The CrossFit Open is approaching! Running February 23rd to March 27th, the Open is a showcase for hundreds of thousands of athletes to demonstrate their physical fitness.
Here’s our short list of men to watch in the Individual Men or Masters Men categories.
Owns CrossFit Powerstroke in Fallon, NV
2015 CrossFit Regionals, 6th place in Individual Men, South Regional
2016 CrossFit Regionals, 4th place in Individual Men, South Regional
2016 CrossFit Games, 30th place in Individual Men
Fun Fact: Raised on a ranch, grew up riding rodeo
Attends Champlain Valley CrossFit in Williston, VT
2014 CrossFit Games, 2nd place in Individual Men, Rookie of the Year
2015 CrossFit Games, 2nd place in Individual Men
2016 CrossFit Games, 1st place in Individual Men
Fun Fact: Former US Olympic Weightlifting team hopeful
Owns Screaming Eagle CrossFit in Clarksville, TN
2013 & 2014 CrossFit Games, 5th place in Masters Men 55-59
2015 CrossFit Games, 9th place in Masters Men 55-59
2016 CrossFit Games, 1st place in Masters 60+
Fun Fact: Former triathlete, also a dentist
Rich Froning, Jr (Instagram: richfroning) the 1st place winner in 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014 CrossFit Games remains retired from individual competition. No word on if he’ll eventually return to the stage.
Stay tuned for a look at the CrossFit Open: Women to Watch!