The Colorado Guide to the 2018 CrossFit Games

Here at Denver Box Life, we’re generally concerned with what’s happening in Colorado, in terms of CrossFit, the people of CrossFit (their insane stories), and area competitions.

But when we see one of our own (or two or four or ten) reach international status in our favorite sport, we pay attention.

Here’s what you need to know about Colorado competitors at the 2018 CrossFit Games:

How BackCountry CrossFit ended up going to the Games
BackCountry didn’t originally qualify for the Games, but drug testing and a South Regional team disqualification bumped the team up. We talked to the team about how they came together for Regionals, the sting of a close call, and receiving the official invitation to go to the Games. Read more.

Colorado’s only teen at the 2018 CrossFit Games
Logan Ewing has wanted to go to the Games since he was nine years old doing CrossFit in the basement while his parents thought he was playing Xbox with his brother. Thanks to the teen divisions, his trip came earlier than he originally expected. Read more.

Two individual competitors to watch
At least one of these names will be familiar to you, but if you’re a CrossFit fanatic, you’ll know them both. Who they are.

CrossFit Omnia’s team is back for the third year in a row
It was a close call at Regionals, but Omnia made the cut. We found out what’s changed since we wrote about them last year for our inaugural postRead the update.

Ten Colorado Masters Athletes made it to the Games
They’re from all over the state and have varying occupations, from rancher and retired wrestling coach to pilot to Air Force veteran. Read more.

Did we miss anything? Give us a heads up via email: denverboxlife@gmail.com.
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