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CrossFit Fittest in Cape Town – Spotlight on Newly Sanctioned African Event

The first African Event in partnership with The CrossFit Games has been announced.

CrossFit Fittest in Cape Town has been announced as the first sanctioned event in Africa. The athlete that wins this event will earn their spot to The 2019 CrossFit Games. 

CrossFit Fittest in Cape Town is an annual competition originally designed to find the fittest athletes in South Africa. Today, the event attracts athletes from across the African continent and has become a testing ground for athletes and teams prior to the Games. After an online qualifier, the final competition will be a three-day event in Cape Town in February 2019. 

CROSSFIT FITTEST IN CAPE TOWN

FITTEST IN CAPE TOWN 2018 FULL FEATURE

Watch the FiCT2018 Full Feature – powered by NUTRITECH-Africa's top elite fitness athletes go to war on the sandy shores of Clifton 4th and the fields of Green Point Stadium all to be crowned Fittest. The Mother City braced itself for an epic battle as the strongest teams and individuals in Southern Africa threw down! Welcome to the FITTEST IN CAPE TOWN.PS. A massive congrats to the Individuals and Teams who just qualified for the Regionals, we are proud to say that all our podium finishers proved themselves once again and that it looks like we'll see plenty of fire works from the South African athletes come June!-#FICT #FICT18 #FITTESTINCAPETOWN #NUTRITECH #MIFITNESS #REEBOK

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IMPORTANT NOTE FOR TEAMS: We have added a 1 minute break between the 4x400m Relay and the 400m D-Ball Carry, meaning that the Carry will only start on minute 7 while the Relay still has a 6 minute Cap! Oh by the way, TEAMS this will be your Saturday morning WOD. "THE CONGA LINE 2018" – in M/M and F/F pairs, For Time: – 40 Over Head Squats (move forward 5m every 10 reps) – 30 Toes To Bar – 20 Bar Muscle Ups [Total time Cap: 9min] *Team can choose to either send out Men OR Women pairs first, as soon as they have cleared the "station" ahead the next pair can go. **What constitutes a station will be briefed on the day. ***Time finishes when last pair passes the finish line. NB: No other questions will be answered in regards of this WOD, (including weights and so on for OHS), until Saturday mornings brief.. See you on the beach tomorrow. Bring your sun screen, Cape Town is showing off! #FiCT2018 #fittestincapetown #thecongaline #gymnastics #teamworkout

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Read about the other 3 CrossFit sanctioned events that have been released

CROSSFIT SANCTIONED EVENTS

“With the announcement of these four newly sanctioned events, CrossFit Inc. has announced a total of six sanctioned events on five continents, all operated by members of the CrossFit community. Each event will continue to be independently run and feature its own distinctive culture, schedule and workout programming. This development of the CrossFit Games season reflects the enormous growth of CrossFit affiliates around the world.

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You didn't think that we would have this beautiful blue track and not use it to test the athletes sprinting abilities did you..? 😎 — On the Friday morning the Individual Athletes will be tested in 3 different styles of speed work – we can't wait to see the sprints to the finish lines in "TRACKLETICS": – Minute 0: 400m Sprint – Minute 3: 100m Hand Stand Walk – Minute 6: 400m Bear Hug Carry (50/30kg D-Ball) *Each part is scored separately and each part is worth 50p. — Come and hang out at the FiCT 2018 arena and Zando Cape Town 10s​ massive entertainment area throughout Friday & Saturday to witness the best of TWO sports with a massive spectator value – we are literally next doors from each other! — PS. The entire WOD schedule will be posted tomorrow Monday and you will then to some degree know how many WOD's to expect – but more importantly when Individuals and Teams are competing time wise over the 3 days. #FiCT2018 #trackletics #athletics #run #handstandwalk #carry

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As previously announced, CrossFit sanctioned events provide top men, women and team finishers with a direct path to the CrossFit Games. Going forward, teams are no longer required to share an affiliate or geographical location to qualify for the CrossFit Games team competition. CrossFit-sanctioned events are the only pathway for teams to compete in the CrossFit Games. 

With the announcement of these four newly sanctioned events, CrossFit Inc. has announced a total of six sanctioned events on five continents, all operated by members of the CrossFit community. Each event will continue to be independently run and feature its own distinctive culture, schedule and workout programming. This development of the CrossFit Games season reflects the enormous growth of CrossFit affiliates around the world. 

The CrossFit Games will return once more to Madison, Wisconsin, in the late summer of 2019. Participants in the individual Games competition will consist of: (1) national champions as determined by the CrossFit Open; (2) first-place, sanctioned-event winners; (3) the top 20 overall finishers in the CrossFit Open; (4) and four at-large athletes selected by CrossFit Inc.”¹

¹CrossFit Inc