TEN Institute and PocketWOD are proud to sponsor several teams and individuals who competed in the regional event. On the team side, CrossFit Bound and The CrossFit Squad made it through, while Travis Mayer of CrossFit Passion qualified as an individual.
The CrossFit Regionals for the Atlantic region took place May 20-22 at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta. The teams and individual athletes that qualified will move on to the CrossFit Games, which will occur July 19-24.
TEN Institute and PocketWOD are proud to sponsor several teams and individuals who competed in the regional event. On the team side, CrossFit Bound and The CrossFit Squad made it through, while Travis Mayer of CrossFit Passion qualified as an individual. CrossFit Bound competed in the CrossFit Games in 2015 as well, where they came in 14th place.
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Each team consists of four men and four women. For CrossFit Bound, the competitors were Benjamin Williams, Rodney Carter, Steve Mullen, and Tommy Caputo on the men’s side, and Corynne Francis, Jessica Phillips, Jocilyn Yarnell, and Tricia Wasielewski on the women’s. Competing for The CrossFit Squad’s men’s team were Alex Graves, Corey Pruneski, Derek Bishop, and Vince LaLonde. The women’s group consisted of Amber DAriano, Brittani Russell, Jaci Cale, and Monique Williams.
CrossFit Bound Team
At the end of the weekend, Travis Mayer placed third among the individual athletes, while teams CrossFit Bound and The CrossFit Squad came in fourth and fifth, respectively. The team athletes competed in nine events, with three events on each day. Some of the events were solely for the men, some for the women, and others co-ed. In the individual competition, athletes competed in seven events over the three days. A detailed breakdown of the specific exercises included in each event can be found at Crossfit 2016 Regional Events, by clicking on either the team tab or the individual tab.
CrossFit Squad Team
Throughout the competition, athletes and teams receive a score for each event, based on their finish, with teams who tie receiving the same amount of points. There are up to 100 points possible for each event. Some of the events are timed, and competitors will receive a one-second penalty for every rep not completed within the allotted time limit. Lastly, some events incorporate minimum work requirements. Any team or individual athlete that fails to meet the minimum is not eligible to continue with the rest of the competition.
Held since 2007, the CrossFit Games are known worldwide as the ultimate test to uncover the ‘Fittest on Earth.’ They bring together the world’s best athletes and celebrate the remarkable power of the human body. CrossFit has become one of the fastest growing sports in America.
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