The 2022 CrossFit Open kicks off on Thursday, Feb. 24, 2022. The Open will span three weeks with each workout released on a Thursday at 3:00 p.m. EST and video submissions due on the following respective Mondays at 8:00 p.m. EST. Here is the full announcement schedule below:
2022 CrossFit Open Workout Announcement Schedule
- Workout 22.1 — Live from Colorado
- Announced — Thursday, Feb. 24, 2022, 3:00 p.m. EST
- Submissions Due — Monday, Feb. 28, 2022, 8:00 p.m. EST
- Workout 22.2 — Live from Ohio
- Announced — Thursday, March 3, 2022, 3:00 p.m. EST
- Submissions Due — Monday, March 7, 2022, 8:00 p.m. EST
- Workout 22.3 — Live from Tennessee
- Announced — Thursday, March 10, 2022, 3:00 p.m. EST
- Submissions Due — Monday, March 14, 2022, 8:00 p.m. EST
As was the case in previous CrossFit Open workout announcements, elite CrossFitters in the Individual Rx’d division will perform the workout live. However, unlike the 2021 Open workout announcements that only featured matchups from one division, 2022 Open workout announcements will athletes from both the Men’s and Women’s divisions to perform the workouts live. 2022 CrossFit Open workout announcements can be viewed on the CrossFit Games website as well as the CrossFit Games YouTube channel.
[Related: The OUT Foundation’s “OUT in the OPEN” Leaderboard Returns for the 2022 CrossFit Open]
2022 CrossFit Open Workouts
Each week during the Open, BarBend will update this article with the complete Rx’d workouts.
15-minute AMRAP of the following triplet:
- Three wall walks
- 12 dumbbell snatches — Men: 50 pounds | Women: 35 pounds
- 15 box jump-overs — Men: 24-inch box | Women: 35-inch box
Scores are tabulated by the total number of repetitions within the 15-minute time cap. A new movement standard is implemented for the box jump-overs: athletes must deliberately step down off the box each rep; jumping off to rebound back up is disallowed.
Open Workout Matchups
Open workout 22.1 will feature 2022 Wodapalooza champion Patrick Vellner going head-to-head with 2022 Wodapalooza team champion Noah Ohlsen on the men’s side and Danielle Brandon and 2022 Wodapalooza runner-up Bethany Shadburne square off on the women’s side.
Workout 22.2 will see reigning Fittest Man on Earth® Justin Medeiros compete against Saxon Panchik, neither of whom is no stranger to the environment. Both Medeiros and Panchik competed during live Open workout announcements in 2021. Medeiros bested 2020 CrossFit Games runner-up Samuel Kwant in workout 21.2. Panchik competed against his brothers, Scott Panchik and Spencer Panchik, in the announcement of workout 21.3. For the women, 2021 Dubai CrossFit Championships winner Laura Horvath will take on 2021 CrossFit Games champion (Girls 16-17) Emma Lawson.
The competitors for the live announcement of workout 22.3 have not been announced at the time of this article’s publication.
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2022 CrossFit Quarterfinals Schedule
Below are the dates for the 2022 CrossFit Quarterfinals for each division:
- Individuals — March 24-27, 2022
- Teams — April 7-10, 2022
- Age Groups — April 21-24, 2022
The top 10 percent of athletes and teams worldwide in their respective divisions at the conclusion of the 2022 CrossFit Open will earn invites to the Quarterfinals. From there, athletes can qualify for one of the 10 Semifinals. The 2022 NOBULL CrossFit Games will be held Aug. 3-7, 2022, in Madison, WI.
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