Top Athletes to Watch Tomorrow at The 2017 CrossFit Games South Regionals

The 2017 CrossFit Games South Regionals start tomorrow. Check out to see which of your favourite athletes will be competing.

The CrossFit Games 2017 South Regionals include Latin America, South Central and The South West

May 19-21, 2017

Daily: 9 a.m.- 07:15 p.m CT (UTC -5 Hours)


South Regional | San Antonio, Texas | Alamodome


Number 1 in Latin America for The Open. Brenda Castro competed against Brooke Wells in a very close battle during the 17.4 Open Announcement.


Former CrossFit Games winner, this Canadian athlete needs no introduction.


“When 2016 Reebok CrossFit Games rookie Alexis Johnson started CrossFit in 2013, it was to turn her life around after battling an eating disorder that left her weighing 88 lb. After just one year, not only did she regain her health, but she qualified for the 2014 South Central Regional. After two top-12 regional performances in 2014 and 2015, the former gymnast and current Ph.D. student (algebraic geometry at Rice University) and AllSport CrossFit trainer made her CrossFit Games debut in 2016 with a 31st-place finish.” CrossFit Inc


4th last year at Regionals, 9th in 2015, Tennil is no stranger to bright lights of the Regionals Arena.


Competing at The CrossFit Games in 2015 and 2016, Travis Williams was 70 lb. overweight when he started in 2011. His highest finish at the Games was last year in 19th.


A former Rodeo rider, Sean Sweeny spent 4 years in the Navy before returning to his hometown to set up CrossFit Powerstroke. 

“I went to regionals in 2014 on a team in the MidAtlantic Region on CrossFit Forward and we placed 6th. In 2015 I took second in the southwest region in the open then placed 6th place at the south super regional.” Sean Sweeny


Elijah Muhammad went to The CrossFit Games in 2015 and is an accomplished weightlifter.


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