Team Mayhem Freedom Wins First Team Event at 2019 Reebok CrossFit Games

See how Rich Froning and Team Mayhem Freedom dominated Team Event 1!

The reigning Reebok CrossFit Games Champions, Team Mayhem Freedom, won the first team event at the 2019 Reebok CrossFit Games in Madison, Wisconsin. Team Mayhem Freedom earned their invite to this year’s Reebok CrossFit Games by way of the Asia CrossFit Sanctionals™ in April.

Rich Froning is a familiar face on Team Mayhem Freedom. Froning is a four-time Reebok CrossFit Games champion (2011, 2012, 2013, and 2014.) Froning and the rest of CrossFit Mayhem Freedom showed up ready to win, and looked strong, in sync, and like the reigning champs.

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We are excited to announce we are partnering with @sugarWOD as our new platform for all of our @mayhemathlete programs! . To kick things off, we'll be working out at their booth along side @assaultfitness at at the CrossFit Games. Come by Friday August 2nd for a great workout or lift! . Anyone who completes either workout at the booth gets a free month of programming and a chance to win a free t-shirt signed by Rich! Hope to see you there! Here are the workouts for the day: . “Pour Some Sugar On Me” 21-15-9 Calorie Assault Bike Dumbbell Snatch 50/35 -Rest 2:00- 21-15-9 Calorie Assault Bike Burpee . “Sugar Daddy” Squat Clean 3 Sets 3 @75% 2 @78% 1 @82% *Increase weight for the 3, 2, and 1 b/t sets if weights feel light and you are fast out of the hole . #MayhemAthlete #CrossFitMayhemFreedom

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Here’s what the first team event consisted of: 

  • 3 rounds:
  • 25/18 air bike calories
  • 30 toes-to-bar
  • Big Bob Push

Each team had four air bikes and four pull-up stations, and all athletes worked simultaneously. The order was all at once and the time cap was at 20 minutes.

Team Mayhem Freedom finished in first place with a score of 15:55.92. They were the only team to finish below 16 minutes.

The X-Terminators from Australia finished in second place with a time of 16:25.03, and third place went to USA’s CrossFit Krypton with a time of 16:41.16.

Team – Assault to Bob Results:

  • First place: Team Mayhem Freedom 
  • Second place: X-Terminators 
  • Third place: CrossFit Krypton

Make sure to tune in for all of the action at the 2019 Reebok CrossFit Games, including the second team event which will consist of the the Rope Worm.

How to Watch the 2019 Reebok CrossFit Games

14 teams earned invites to the 2019 Reebok CrossFit Games, and Team Mayhem Freedom’s official roster ahead of the Reebok CrossFit Games looked like this. It’s worth noting that Ben Smith, listed as an alternate below earned a Wildcard invite to the 2019 Reebok Games.

Rich Froning Jr. United States
 Dre Strohm United States
 Ben Smith* United States
 Tasia Percevecz United States
 Chyna Cho United States
 Haley Adams* United States

Team scoring at the 2019 Reebok CrossFit Games will see the compeition start with `4 teams and everyone loses 7 points per placing on the first event. Event 2 will see 11 teams, event 3 will feature 9 teams, event 4 will have 7 teams, and event 5 will have just 5 teams.

Featured image from @crossfitmayhemfreedom Instagram page.

Celia Balf

Celia Balf

Celia is a Staff News Writer at BarBend. At the BarBend office, you can find Celia writing news stories covering the largest strength sport competitions in the world, in-depth features with world record-holders, big lifts, and everything in-between. Celia also orchestrates and helps create content for the BarBend social media pages. She is a former Division 1 soccer player turned content producer and sports journalist.

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