CROSSFIT NEWS – Jacob Heppner Pulls Out of The CrossFit Open 2017!

The Open loses another top athlete.

3 x CrossFit Games Athlete Jacob Heppner will not be competing in this year’s CrossFit Open.

“After finishing Murph in the 2015 CrossFit Games I thought nothing could ever be worse than that. Today I had to make the final decision to withdrawal from the Open this year due to bursitis in my knee. Today was definitely worse. .” Jacob Heppner

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