The ultimate occasion of Particular person competitors on the 2023 CrossFit Video games in Madison, WI, featured Echo bikes, thrusters, and strolling lunges. Jeffrey Adler had an efficient lock on the title of Fittest Man on Earth® following Roman Khrennikov‘s harm sustained in Occasion 10.
Laura Horvath wore the chief’s jersey within the remaining warmth for the Particular person girls’s division. She had two ranks to present to Lawson to take care of her spot atop the leaderboard. Beneath are the outcomes of the 2023 CrossFit Video games remaining occasion:
2023 CrossFit Video games Occasion 12 — “Echo Thruster Ultimate”
For time, 21-18-15 reps of:
- 66-foot overhead strolling lunge — Girls: 105 kilos | Males: 155 kilos
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Particular person Males’s Outcomes — “Echo Thruster Ultimate”
Extra males’s outcomes forthcoming.
- Dallin Pepper — 6:44.79
- Samuel Kwant — 6:48.70
- Justin Medeiros — 7:00.01
- Jonne Koski — 7:08.92
- Jeffrey Adler — 7:09.74
- Jay Crouch — 7:11.94
- Jelle Hoste — 7:17.49
- Lazar Đukić — 7:24.11
- Noah Ohlsen — 7:33.93
- Colten Mertens — 7:42.89
- Patrick Vellner — 7:46.27
- Chandler Smith — 7:49.73
- Brent Fikowski — 7:50.69
- Spencer Panchik — 7:54.90
- Bayley Martin — 7:58.90
- Björgvin Karl Gudmundsson — 8:21.52
- Nick Mathew — 8:29.84
- Will Moorad — 8:34.61
- Uldis Upenieks — 9:06.00
- Roman Khrennikov — CAP + 98
Particular person Girls’s Outcomes — “Echo Thruster Ultimate”
- Olivia Kerstetter — 7:22.25
- Katrin Davíðsdóttir — 7:33.41
- Gabriela Migała — 7:40.61
- Laura Horvath — 7:41.20
- Emma Cary — 7:42.54
- Emma Tall — 8:12.46
- Emily Rolfe — 8:14.49
- Danielle Brandon — 8:20.26
- Emma Lawson — 8:21.07
- Paige Powers — 8:26.31
- Arielle Loewen — 8:28.94
- Karin Freyová — 8:40.74
- Alexis Raptis — 8:43.46
- Annie Thorisdottir — 9:02.33
- Shelby Neal — 9:06.61
- Paige Semenza — 9:47.17
- Bethany Flores — 9:50.03
- Elisa Fuliano — CAP
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Echo Thruster Ultimate Recap
The primary warmth for the boys featured the 2 athletes vying for rookie of the 12 months: Bayley Martin and Jelle Hoste. They had been separated by 9 factors and shared the middle of the competitors flooring.
Upenieks set the early tempo on the echo bike, however Hoste wasn’t too far behind. Hoste overtook the lead and was the primary athlete within the warmth to the thrusters.
Medeiros and Kwant had a burst of vitality by means of the thrusters to achieve the Echo bike within the spherical of 15 collectively earlier than the remainder of the sector. Hoste’s dimension was advantageous on the Echo bikes and utilized that to retake the result in the second spherical of thrusters.
Kwant held the lead by the ultimate Echo bike, due to taking much less relaxation by means of the thrusters. Medeiros and Hoste had been a handful of reps behind Kwant’s tempo.
Kwant repped by means of the final of his thrusters alone. He accomplished the 66 ft of strolling lunges first to attain the warmth in a time of slightly below seven minutes. Medeiros ranked second within the warmth.
The ladies’s first warmth was the second on the competitors flooring. Flores was the primary athlete to the preliminary spherical of thrusters. Tall, Rolfe, Thorisdottir, and Freyová had been a pair of reps behind Flores.
Flores wanted to take extra relaxation on the 21 thrusters, permitting Thorisdottir and Rolfe to achieve the spherical of 18 on the Echo bikes first. The previous two-time Fittest Lady on Earth®, Thorisdottir, was constructing to a high 10 general end to shut out the Video games and led the sector to the spherical of 18 thrusters with Rolfe.
By the ultimate spherical of thrusters, Kerstetter had overtaken the lead by a handful of reps over Rolfe. Thorisdottir fell out of the lead tempo as Kerstetter set to work first on the strolling lunges. Kerstetter carried out the lunges unbroken to win the warmth in a time of 7:22.25.
It regarded like Freyová was going to complete second, however a pricey no-rep for dropping the barbell behind her head. That was compounded by Freyová performing a rep on the unsuitable start line. She needed to carry out one other rep to cross the end line, and it value her two ranks.
The second warmth for the ladies took the ground for the penultimate warmth of the Video games. Lawson was out to an early lead going exhausting on the Echo bike. Horvath appeared to tempo herself however stayed inside a pair of reps of Lawson.
Lawson and Davíðsdóttir had been the primary to the thrusters. Lawson locked out two reps earlier than Horvath bought to her barbell. Nonetheless, Horvath’s cycle fee was a lot quicker, and she or he overtook Lawson’s tempo.
Davíðsdóttir set the lead tempo coming into the spherical of 18. Lauson was a pair of reps again from Horvath and wanted to beat the Hungarian by three ranks to take the highest spot on the rostrum.
Horvath was at her barbell earlier than Lawson. Horvath was six reps head of Lawson, and it regarded like Horvath would maintain her floor for the throne. The ultimate spherical on the Echo bike featured Hovath in a tie for the lead with Cary.
Cary was the primary to the ultimate barbell. Horvath didn’t must concern herself with Cary scoring the highest time; Horvath solely wanted to finest Lawson. Horvath completed her thrusters and took a big quantity of relaxation earlier than starting her strolling lunges to the end line.
Davíðsdóttir led the warmth within the remaining stretch and closed with a heat-winning time of seven:33.41. Horvath crossed the road to complete fourth within the occasion and first general. Laura Horvath is the Fittest Lady on Earth®.
Provided that Khrennikov wouldn’t have the ability to transfer at his max capability because of the foot harm he sustained in Occasion 10, Adler was a near-mathematical lock to be the Fittest Man on Earth®. Nonetheless, the remainder of the rostrum was nonetheless up for grabs between Fikowski, Vellner, and Khrennikov.
Gudmundsson, Dukic, and Smith had been the primary three athletes to achieve the spherical of 21 thrusters. Fikowski’s cycle fee was the quickest to overhaul the lead subsequent to Koski. Adler wasn’t far behind them as they moved to the spherical of 18.
Pepper excelled by means of the Echo bike to make it to his barbell first. Crouch wasn’t far again, and Fikowski and Koski stayed their tempo towards the entrance of the pack.
Pepper, Koski, and Fikowski continued to steer by the ultimate spherical on the bike. Adler was in the course of the pack within the warmth, he would go uncontested for the highest of the rostrum.
Pepper had a five-rep lead on the remainder of the warmth by the ultimate spherical of thrusters. He gave it up as Kocki took fewer breaks by means of his 15 reps. Pepper utilized Kwant’s trick of breaking proper earlier than the ultimate thruster to maneuver from the final rep proper into strolling lunges.
Pepper carried out the lunges unbroken to take the occasion win in a time of 6:44.79. Adler closed the door, ending third within the occasion to develop into the Fittest Man on Earth®.
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