How To Watch CrossFit Open Workout 20.5 (Ft: Pat Vellner and Annie Thorisdottir)

Tune-in live to watch CrossFit Open Workout 20.5 this Thursday night!

We’ve made it. The time is finally here for the final CrossFit Open Workout announcement for the 2020 Open season. The last four have been filled with grueling workouts, leaderboard shake-ups, and all kinds of penalties issued.

Open Workout 20.5 will be announced on Thursday, November 7th live from Reebok CrossFit One in Boston, Massachusetts. This week, CrossFit Games veterans Patrick Vellner and Annie Thorisdottir will be battling through the workout live. The event will also be sponsored by the first Sanctionals™ of the 2019-2020 season, the CrossFit Filthy 150.

How To Watch CrossFit Open Workout 20.5

The pre-show and the full workout will be streamed live from Reebok CrossFit One in Boston, and you can keep up with the entire live stream on

CrossFit Open Workout 20.5 will kick-off at 5 p.m. PST or 8 p.m. EST

The Athlete Match-Up

They’ve saved two of the biggest names in CrossFit for the final announcement. Who’s ready to see two-time winner of the Reebok CrossFit Games, Annie Thorisdottir take on three-time Reebok CrossFit Game podium finisher Patrick Vellner?

Let’s meet the competition.

Patrick Vellner

Vellner is a familiar name in at the Reebok CrossFit Games, particularly for his podium finishes in 2016 (third place), 2017 (third place), and 2018 (second place.) At the 2019 Reebok CrossFit Games he finished in 16th place overall.

So far in the 2020 CrossFit Open, Vellner has been looking incredibly strong and currently sits in 4th place overall.

Annie Thorisdottir 

Thorisdottir has been to the Reebok CrossFit Games seven times, and won it back-to-back in 2011 and 2012. She has been cruising through the 2020 Open so far, and has been sharing all of her workouts on her own YouTube channel.

At this time, she is in second place overall on the women’s Open leaderboard.

We’re really looking forward to seeing her take on Vellner!

Feature images from @pvellner and @anniethorrisdottir Instagram pages.