Madeline Sturt and Jay Crouch are the winners of the 2022 Down Under Championship. The two CrossFitters managed to tempo forward of the respective Women’s and Men’s fields to seize their Individual titles on the contest that befell on Nov. 18-20, 2022, in Wollongong, Australia.
On the Teams facet, LSKD Gold — that includes Briony Challis, Christee Hollard, and Emily de Rooy — took first place for the Women, whereas Men at Work — that includes Noah Ohlsen, Saxon Panchik, and Chandler Smith — received out for the Men.
Here’s an summary of the highest 5 finishers in every of the collaborating aggressive classes on the 2022 Down Under Championship:
- Madeline Sturt (584 factors)
- Gemma Hauck (559 factors)
- Christina Livaditakis (552 factors)
- Grace Walton (535 factors)
- Georgia Pryer (532 factors)
- Jay Crouch (648 factors)
- Jake Douglas (604 factors)
- Peter Ellis (579 factors)
- Zeke Grove (548 factors)
- Evan Morris (510 factors)
- LSKD Gold (680 factors)
- Team LNMD (596 factors)
- Awaside (584 factors)
- Starr Strength Gals (577 factors)
- Torian Pink (559 factors)
- Men at Work (670 factors)
- Downunder Dogs (665 factors)
- Underway Full Senders (577 factors)
- Superstarr’s (554 factors)
- Batman, Robin, and JJ (544 factors)
Here’s a fast rundown of the Individual outcomes occasion by occasion from the 2022 Down Under Championship.
Event One — Randy
The first occasion gave the opponents six minutes to carry out 75 snatches as quick as they may. The weight for the Women was 25 kilograms (55.1 kilos), and it was 35 kilograms (77.1 kilos) for the Men.
Katelin Van Zyl completed in two minutes and 40 seconds to win, whereas Sturt tailed simply behind in two minutes and 52 seconds for the Women. On the Men’s facet, Rees Machell (two minutes and 51 seconds) edged out Jay Crouch (two minutes and 53 seconds) by two seconds for the win.
Event Two — Nasty Girls V3
In the second particular person occasion of the competition, the athletes needed to work via the Nasty Girls V3 — ending three rounds of fifty single-leg squats, 10 ring muscle-ups, and 10 dangle cleans for time. The Women’s weight on the dangle clear was 52.5 kilograms (117.5 kilos), and it was 80 kilograms (176.3 kilos) for the Men.
Sturt (eight minutes and 44 seconds) paced forward of the Women, taking first place by 21 seconds. As for the Men, Peter Ellis (eight minutes and 47 seconds) bested Crouch (eight minutes and 50 seconds) by three seconds.
Event Three — John Cleary Shuffle
For this occasion, the CrossFitters got 10 minutes to complete 11 sandbag cleans, a sandbag carry, 9 sandbag cleans and a sandbag carry, and 7 sandbag cleans and one sandbag bear hug carry. The Women’s sandbags weighed 45 kilograms (99.2 kilos), whereas the Men’s labored with 60 kilograms (132.2 kilos).
Grace Walton managed to complete her cycle in 4 minutes and 5 seconds for the Women’s victory, whereas Jake Douglas (three minutes and 31 seconds) strode forward of a second-place Crouch (three minutes and 45 seconds) for the Men.
Event Four — Regionals 17.1
The roughly center occasion of the 2022 Down Under Championship mandated respective closing dates of 20 minutes (Men) and 23 minutes (Women). The athletes needed to run 1,200 meters, then they needed to do 12 rounds of 4 strict handstand push-ups, eight chest-to-bar pull-ups, and 12 squats. All of this occurred with the Women sporting 14-pound weighted vests and the Men’s sporting 20-pound vests.
Marnie Sykes completed in quarter-hour and 19 seconds for the Women, and Crouch took the occasion win in 13 minutes and 57 seconds on the Men’s facet.
Event Five — Regionals 12.5
Next, the CrossFitters needed to carry out a snatch ladder with double-unders throughout the Regionals 12.5. The Women started their snatches at 50 kilograms (110.2 kilos) and labored their manner as much as 90 kilograms (198.4 kilos). The Men began their snatches with 80 kilograms (176.3 kilos) and completed at 135 kilograms (297.6 kilos).
Christina Livaditakis received the occasion by finishing the 87.5 kilogram snatch adopted by 28 double-unders on the Women’s facet. Isaac Newman received the Men’s tiebreaker over Douglas by working via 30 double-unders after a 130 kilogram snatch.
Event Six — Regionals 16.6
The second-to-last occasion of the competitors was a doozy. It had each teams of Individual athletes experience 1,000 meters on a C2 Bike, do a 30-meters handstand stroll, 10 overhead squats (70 kilograms/154.3 kilos for the Women and 100 kilograms/220.4 kilos for the Men), 500 meters on a rowing machine, 50 burpee field jump-overs, and 5 extra overhead squats. The time restrict was 16 minutes.
In what was undoubtedly instrumental in her eventual total podium consequence, Livaditakis accomplished your entire exhaustive exercise in 11 minutes and two seconds — 34 seconds sooner than the next-best Women’s athlete. Meanwhile, Crouch began to cement his total victory by concluding his exercise in 9 minutes and 17 seconds.
Event Seven — Regionals 16.7
To cap the competitors, the CrossFitters had yet one more gauntlet throughout the Regionals 16.7 occasion. With a six-minute time restrict, they needed to carry out 21 thrusters (30 kilograms/66.1 kilos for the Women and 45 kilograms/99.2 kilos for the Men), three legless rope climbs, 15 extra thrusters, two legless rope climbs, 9 extra thrusters, and one ultimate legless rope climb.
To put the cherry on high of her competitors victory, Sturt received the occasion with a sterling time of three minutes and 27 seconds. Meanwhile, Peter Ellis snuck onto the ultimate podium by successful this occasion.
As the 2022 CrossFit season attracts to an in depth, Sturt, Crouch, and the respective different winners in the remainder of the aggressive divisions can maintain their heads excessive. The 2023 CrossFit season awaits, they usually might be driving a wave of momentum into it.
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