They came. They saw. They conquered.
Over four days in Madison, WI, 640 athletes battled it out at the CrossFit Games, the annual test of the ten domains of fitness: cardiovascular and respiratory endurance, stamina, strength, flexibility, power, speed, coordination, agility, balance, and accuracy. When the dust settled, Matt Fraser stood atop the men’s podium in one of the most dominant CrossFit Games performances ever seen, while Australia’s Tia-Clair Toomey narrowly edged out her countrywoman Kara Webb to finally—after two straight second-place finishes—claim the crown of Fittest Woman on Earth.
Ranging from as young as fourteen to over sixty, the athletes all demonstrated a spectacular level of training. But while the top-tier athletes can undoubtedly claim glory, a few performances stood out across the weekend.
Here are the top 10 moments from the 2017 CrossFit Games.