The 2018 CrossFit Games have officially started with the Open 18.1 Announcement workout getting kicked off in Sao Paulo, Brazil between Sam Briggs and Kristin Holte.
This competition is being held in one of the largest CrossFit communities in the world and is a battle between two of the most consistent athletes in the sport.
The 18.1 Workout
20 Min AMRAP
8 toes to bar
10 dumbbell hang clean to overhead (5 on each arm)
Calories on the rower – 14 (men) /12 (women)
The 18.1 Open Announcement is a rematch of last years 17.1 Open Announcement, and like last year Sam Briggs won the match up.
Briggs crushed the workout beating Holtee by a ridiculous 30 reps; Briggs finishing with 409 reps and Holte with 379 reps.
We’ll see what the world has in store for the 18.1 workout.
You have until Monday, Feb. 26, at 5 p.m. to complete 18.1 and submit your score.