Atlantic-Regionals
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Noah Ohlsen Wins the CrossFit Atlantic Regionals (+ Full Recap)

All the action from the Atlantic Regionals.

Noah Ohlsen and Cassidy Lance WcWherter have won the CrossFit Atlantic Regionals.

Here are all the qualifying athletes and teams.

WOMEN
1. Cassidy Lance-McWherter (@cassidy_lancemcwherter) 
2. Emily Bridgers (@emilybridgers)
3. Mekenzie Riley (@itskenzieriley)
4. Whitney Gelin (@whitgelin)
5. Paige Semenza (@paige_semenza)

MEN
1. Noah Ohlsen (@nohlsen)
2. John Coltey (@coltey_mane) 
3. Ben Smith (@bsmit13) 
4. Alec Smith (@alecsmith8)
5. Ethan Helbig (@ethanhelbig35)

TEAMS
1. @crossfitsoul
2. @raw_training 
3. @crossfit_balance_tc
4. @crossfitdwala
5. @hustlehardcrossfit

EVENT 6

After five events, the score was tied going into the final. The championship at the Atlantic came down to eight unbroken reps. Both @EmilyBridgersand @cassidy_lancemcwherter would go for it. One would make it.

Cassidy Lance-McWherter is the champion of the #AtlanticRegional once again. 

In the Men’s competition, Ben Smith stepped up the tempo again to earn his spot at Madison! 

Rookie John Coltey won the event, and will also be going to The CrossFit Games this summer.

EVENT 5

One of the most brutal events ever seen at Regionals, Event 5 pushed ALL athletes to their limits.

Follow @crossfitphotojournal ・・・ “Go fucking hard and don’t die.” – That’s the Event 6 plan for @cflindze. – Over 3 Regionals, a lot of athletes—maybe too many—have told me they need to stay in their lane and just focus on themselves. – It’s a blossoming CrossFit cliche despite the fact everyone knows it’s impossible to ignore rivals during workouts. CrossFit athletes race each other when they’re sitting on the toilet. – Eder, 14 points back of the last Games spot, gave me an interesting perspective on running your own race even though she needs to beat @paige_semenza to qualify. – “For this particular event, I think it’s a little bit easier because it’s a sprint.” – Eder, a proud mother of 2, will attempt to do her thrusters unbroken and leave it all on the floor. – Just like her kids probably do with their LEGO. – #momlife – 📷 @crossfit204 #CrossFitGames #AtlanticRegional #Regionals2018 #CrossFitPhotoJournal @CrossFitGames

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OTHER STORIES

17 year old Hayley Adams finished in 11th place overall! 

Both Smith brothers qualified. Alec is currently enjoying a well earned pizza.

INFORMATION ABOUT THE 2018 CROSSFIT REGIONALS

There have been some big changes made to the CrossFit Games Regional format in 2018. Get all the details here.

CrossFit 2018 Regionals

For more information about the CrossFit Regionals, the following text is from games.crossfit.com.

The fittest men, women and teams from each region of the world advance to the second stage of the CrossFit Games season: the Regionals.

CrossFit splits the world into 18 regions. There are eight regions in the United States (North East, Mid Atlantic, South East, Central East, North Central, South Central, West Coast and South West) and 10 international regions (Canada East, Canada West, South America, Central America, Asia, Australasia, Middle East Africa, Europe North, Europe South and Europe Central). Athletes are placed in their region during Open registration based on their residence as of Jan. 1 of that year.

To qualify, the Regional competitors have to prove they are their region’s fittest athletes by competing in the five-week, five-workout online Open and finishing well in the overall standings. The number of athletes who qualify from each region varies and the 18 regions feed into nine Regional competitions, as broken down below. 

East Regional

– North East (25 individuals, 20 teams to qualify from Open)

– Canada East (15 individuals, 10 teams to qualify from Open)

Atlantic Regional

– Mid Atlantic (20 individuals, 15 teams to qualify from Open)

– South East (20 individuals, 15 teams to qualify from Open)

Central Regional

– Central East (20 individuals, 15 teams to qualify from Open)

– North Central (20 individuals, 15 teams to qualify from Open)

South Regional

– South West (20 individuals, 15 teams to qualify from Open)

– South Central (20 individuals, 15 teams to qualify from Open)

West Regional

– West Coast (35 individuals, 25 teams to qualify from Open)

– Canada West (5 individuals, 5 teams to qualify from Open)

Latin America Regional

– Central America (15 individuals, 10 teams to qualify from Open)

– South America (25 individuals, 20 teams to qualify from Open)

Europe Regional

– Europe North (20 individuals, 15 teams to qualify from Open)

– Europe Central (20 individuals, 15 teams to qualify from Open)

Meridian Regional

– Europe South (20 individuals, 15 teams to qualify from Open)

– Middle East Africa (20 individuals, 15 teams to qualify from Open)

Pacific Regional

– Asia (10 individuals, 7 teams to qualify from Open)

– Australasia (30 individuals, 23 teams to qualify from Open)

Forty men, 40 women and 40 teams will advance to the 2018 Reebok CrossFit Games. Those spots are divvied up among the nine Regionals as follows:

  • The top five men, women and teams will advance from the East, Atlantic, Central, South, West, Europe and Pacific Regionals.

  • The top four men, women and teams will advance from the Meridian Regional.

  • The top male, female and team will advance from the Latin America Regional.

All Regional competitors face the same workouts, whether they’re in Del Mar, California, or Madrid, Spain.

Competitors care about how they place relative to their peers at their Regional, since that’s what determines how many points they earn and where they’ll rank in the overall standings. Claiming first in an event earns an athlete 100 points, second earns 95 points, third 90, fourth 85, fifth 80 and sixth 75. The scale then drops by 2-point increments for seventh through 30th, and then by 1-point increments from 30th through 50th. The athlete with the most points will claim first in the overall standings; the top five athletes overall at the end of the weekend earn the right to advance to the CrossFit Games.

All Games qualifiers will receive a piece of the season’s prize purse. All cash prizes are paid in U.S. dollars.

Individual Division (men and women receive equal prize money)

  • First Place: $300,000

  • Second Place: $100,000

  • Third Place: $75,000

  • Fourth Place: $50,000

  • Fifth Through Eighth Place: $35,000, $30,000, $27,000 and $25,000, respectively

  • Ninth Through 20th Place: $23,000, $21,000, $18,000, $16,000, $14,000, $13,000, $12,000, $11,000, $10,000, $9,000, $8,000 and $7,000, respectively

Team Division (prize per team)

  • First Place: $100,000

  • Second Place: $60,000

  • Third Place: $30,000

  • Fourth Place: $20,000

  • Fifth Place: $15,000

Drug testing is required for any individual athlete or team to advance to the Games or to collect prizes.