CrossFit fans, athletes, and followers get ready because the 2019 CrossFit Open is officially here. Embodying CrossFit HQ’s new global community approach, this year’s CrossFit Open Workout 19.1 was live streamed in three worldwide locations: France, Brazil, and the United Kingdom.
Without further ado, CrossFit Open Workout 19.1 is…
CrossFit Open Workout 19.1
- 19 Wallball Shots (Men 20 lb ball with a 10 foot target /Women 14 lb ball with a 9 foot target)
- 19 Calorie Row (Athletes must stay on rower until they complete the 19 calories)
Remember, this year’s CrossFit Open leaderboard is customizable. As you log scores, you can make groups for your friends and gym, or make and join groups with the use of hashtags.
The 2019 CrossFit Open and Games Qualification
Over the last three months, there has been a lot of speculation over the 2019 CrossFit Games season. The format for this year’s has has been completely revamped from any CrossFit Games before. For starters, Regionals have been cut, 15 Sanctional events have been added, the Games have and are being reformatted, and the Open has gotten a restructuring.
Compared to previous years where the Open was used to qualify athletes for Regionals, this year the Open can directly qualify athletes for the Games. The top 20 worldwide finishers will receive invites to the Games, along with the national champions who top their country’s leaderboard. Every country with a registered Affiliate that is in good standing with CrossFit HQ will have the opportunity to qualify their top individual male and female competitors for the Games.
This means there will be more athletes than ever competing at the 2019 CrossFit Games. To read more on this, check out some of the major CrossFit Games Rulebook Changes!
Feature image from @crossfitgames Instagram page, photo by @doooker.