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CrossFit Games 2021 Adaptive Division Day 1 Recap

For the first time in CrossFit history, Adaptive divisions have been included alongside the Masters, Teens, Teams and Individual divisions, making 2021 the most inclusive CrossFit Games to date. Here’s the Adaptive Division Day 1 recap.

Following a successful Adaptive Open, 30 athletes will be competing in six subdivisions. The competition for adaptive divisions include:

  • Men and Women Upper Extremity
  • Men and Women Lower Extremity
  • Men and Women Neuromuscular

No cuts will made to the adaptive divisions throughout the weekend unlike in the Age Group divisions.

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Adaptive Division Day 1 Recap

Event 1 – Long Run

Upper Extremity

  • 4.5 Mile Run (6 laps)

Lower Extremity

  • 6,000-m SkiErg

Neuromuscular Division

  • 3-mile run (4 laps)

Event 1: Results & Points

Men: Upper Extremity

AthletePoints
Casey Acree100
Logan Aldridge75
Josue Maldonado55
Xabier Osa Mendes35
Victor Castro15

Women: Upper Extremity

AthletePoints
Elizabeth Bride100
Sabrina Daniela Lopez75
Charlotte Coburn55
Eileen Quinn35
Coutenceau Anne-Laure15

Men: Lower Extremity

AthletePoints
Ole Kristian Antonsen100
Seraphin Perier75
Elliot Young55
Felipe Maturana infante35

Women: Lower Extremity

AthletePoints
Valerie Cohen100
Beth Tannatt75
Natalie Bieule55
Amy Bream35
Sarah Rudder15

Men: Neuromuscular

AthletePoints
Brett Horchar100
Mijail Pedrini75
Jcruz Gudino55
Sylvania Harrod35
George Simmonds-Gooding15

Women: Neuromuscular

AthletePoints
Shannon Ogar100
Rebecca Shingledecker75
Alisha Davis55
Letchen Du Plessis35
Ebby Isbill15

Event 2 – Couplet

5 Rounds for Time

Lower Extremity

  • 1 Rope Climb (20ft & 15ft)
  • 5 Deadlifts

Men: 315lb Women: 205lb

Upper Extremity

  • 1 Rope Climb (20ft & 15ft)
  • 5 DB Power Snatch

Men: 100lb DB Women: 55lb DB

Neuromuscular

  • 1 Rope Climb (15ft)
  • 5 Deadlifts

Men: 275lb Women: 175lb

6-minute time cap. Score is for time.

During Event 2 of the CrossFit Games all three of the Adaptive divisions took to the field together, with only a small variation of exercises based on ability. For many of these Adaptive athletes this the first time they have competed in a live CrossFit event.

Casey Acree smoked his second event win of the day in the Upper Extremity division in just 3 minutes and 6 seconds. The ATA’s Logan Aldridge has slipped into third place. Brett Horcher closely followed Acree for the Neuromuscular division.

Adaptive Division Day 1 RecapSource: CrossFit Inc.

Ole Antonsen also has his second event win of the day, finishing the workout in just over 4 minutes. All athletes finished inside the 6-minute time cap in the Men’s division.

For the women Valerie Cohen won her second event in the Lower Extremity division with a time of just under 3 minutes and 30 seconds. Alisha Davis won in the Neuromuscular division, closely followed by marathon runner Rebecca Shingledecker.

44 year-old Elizabeth Bridge — the oldest female Adaptive athlete — tied for first after two events with Sabrina Daniela Lopez in the Upper Extremity Division.

Event 2: Results & Points

Men: Upper Extremity

AthletePoints
Casey Acree200
Josue Maldonado130
Logan Aldridge110
Xabier Osa Mendes70
Victor Castro50

Women: Upper Extremity

AthletePoints
Elizabeth Bride175
Sabrina Daniela Lopez175
Charlotte Coburn70
Coutenceau Anne-Laure70
Eileen Quinn70

Men: Lower Extremity

AthletePoints
Ole Kristian Antonsen200
Seraphin Perier130
Elliot Young110
Felipe Maturana infante90

Women: Lower Extremity

AthletePoints
Valerie Cohen200
Beth Tannatt130
Sarah Rudder90
Natalie Bieule90
Amy Bream50

Men: Neuromuscular

AthletePoints
Brett Horchar200
Jcruz Gudino130
Mijail Pedrini130
Sylvania Harrod70
George Simmonds-Gooding50

Women: Neuromuscular

AthletePoints
Alisha Davis155
Rebecca Shingledecker150
Shannon Ogar135
Letchen Du Plessis90
Ebby Isbill50

Event 3 – Heavy Snatch

Upper Extremity

  • 1-rep-max deadlift

6-minute time cap.

*Athletes may use equipment to add second point of contact.

Lower Extremity

  • 1-rep-max snatch

6-minute time cap.

*Athletes may perform a hang or hang power snatch.

Neuromuscular Division

  • 1-rep-max clean

6-minute time cap.

*Athletes may perform a hang or hang power clean.

Adaptive Division Day 1 Recap: Results & Points After Day 1

Casey AcreeSource: CrossFit Inc.
Casey Acree wins Day 1 in Upper Extremity

Men: Upper Extremity

AthletePoints
Casey Acree255
Josue Maldonado230
Logan Aldridge185
Xabier Osa Mendes105
Victor Castro65

Women: Upper Extremity

AthletePoints
Sabrina Daniela Lopez275
Elizabeth Bride210
Eileen Quinn145
Coutenceau Anne-Laure125
Charlotte Coburn85

Men: Lower Extremity

AthletePoints
Ole Kristian Antonsen255
Seraphin Perier205
Elliot Young190
Felipe Maturana infante145

Women: Lower Extremity

AthletePoints
Valerie Cohen300
Natalie Bieule165
Sarah Rudder145
Beth Tannatt145
Amy Bream85

Men: Neuromuscular

AthletePoints
Brett Horchar275
Mijail Pedrini185
Sylvania Harrod170
Jcruz Gudino165
George Simmonds-Gooding85

Women: Neuromuscular

AthletePoints
Alisha Davis190
Letchen Du Plessis190
Shannon Ogar190
Rebecca Shingledecker165
Ebby Isbill125

After three events, only Valerie Cohen has 3/3 event wins on the first day for the Lower Extremity Division which puts her in a very strong position going into the rest of the week. Casey Acree has remained in first place in the Upper Extremity, but is being chased closely by Josue Maldonado.

It’s all to play for in the Women’s Neuromuscular Division after Day 1, with three athletes closing out the day with 190 points.

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