CrossFit® Games South Region Day 1: Camille Leblanc-Bazinet, Logan Collins, and More

Day 1 of the 2017 CrossFit® Games South Regional is in the books and we’re halfway through the second day. Unlike the East Regionals, athletes at the top of both the women and men’s individual South leaderboard were much less predictable. With the exception of Camille Leblanc-Bazinet commanding the number one women’s individual spot, there’s much more variance in the top fives.

After the first day, top spot Camille Leblanc-Bazinet finished first in both events with 2016 Reebok CrossFit Games 11th place finisher Tennil Reed following close behind. Jessica Aelvoet, Games hopeful, is close behind in third, and took second in the second event of the first day beating Reed by 1-second. Aelvoet was positioned in first in the 2017 Open for the South region.

[Currently, event three is underway for the individual competitors, read here to learn how to watch the 2017 Reebok CrossFit Games Regionals!]

On the men’s side, veteran athletes Logan Collins, Travis Williams, and Dakota Rager are controlling the top three spots, while Tommy Vinas and Cooper Wise, Games hopefuls following closely behind. Other notable names from the CrossFit community that fall below the top five include Elijah Muhammed in sixth, and Jared Enderton in 13th.

Thankfully, we haven’t seen any reported injuries for the South Region, such as East Region’s top-ranked Alex Vigneault’s pec injury that came from practicing the ring-dips before event two.

We’ve embedded the South Individual Event 2 video below in this article.

The top 5 standings after Day 1 for Women, Men, and Teams are below:

Women:

1. Camille Leblanc-Bazinet
2. Tennil Reed
3. Jessiva Aelvoet
4. Alexis Johnson
5 Candice Wagner

Men:

1. Logan Collins
2. Travis Williams
3. Dakota Rager
4. Tommy Vinas
5. Cooper Wise

Teams:

1. Wasatch Brutes
2. Bigg Friends
3. Salt Lake City CF
4. Pillar CrossFit
5. CrossFit Omnia

Coverage continues throughout Saturday and Sunday at the Alama Dome in San Antonio, Texas.

Feature image screenshot from CrossFit® YouTube channel. 

Jake Boly

Jake Boly

Jake holds a Master's in Sports Science and a Bachelor's in Exercise Science. Currently, Jake serves as the Fitness and Training Editor at BarBend.

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