We've spoken with a few of you about competing this year, and the Open is a great place to start. Here's the low down: (More info can be found at http://games.crossfit.com/article/2014-crossfit-games-open-and-regional-schedule)
Open registration will begin on January 15. More than 138,000 people participated in the Open last year, and this year, the worldwide competition will be even broader and more inclusive.
The first Open workout will be released on Thursday, Feb. 27. The fifth and final Open workout will be released five weeks later on Thursday, March 27. More information on the competition details for Individuals, Masters and Teams will be released later this week.
The second stage of the season, the Regionals, will be held over four weekends. Over the course of three days, the fittest men, women, and teams from every region will prove their fitness.
Weekend 1: May 9-11
North Central (Chicago, Ill.)
Canada West (Vancouver, B.C.)
South East (Jacksonville, Fla.)
Latin America (Santiago, Chile)
Weekend 2: May 16-18
Central East (Columbus, Ohio)
Canada East (Toronto, Ontario)
North West (Kent, Wash.)
Europe (Copenhagen, Denmark)
Australia (Wollongong, Australia)
Weekend 3: May 23-25
Mid Atlantic (Washington D.C.)
SoCal (Del Mar, Calif.)
South Central (San Antonio, Texas)
Asia (Seoul, South Korea)
Weekend 4: May 30-June 1
North East (Canton, Mass.)
NorCal (San Jose, Calif.)
South West (Salt Lake City, Utah)
Africa (Johannesburg, South Africa)
Regional event details, including venue, hotel and ticket information, will be shared later in January.
Dates and event details for the 2014 Reebok CrossFit Games will also be released in January.
Volunteers are a huge part of the Games season. More information for those interested in being behind the scenes will be released in February.
Wondering about how to compete? Stay tuned. A separate article covering the different stages of competition will be released in the next few days.
As for today's workout, here it is:
Pull Up Negatives 5x3
10 Push Press (115/75)