The 2013 CrossFit Open is in full swing with the first qualifying workout, known as 13.1, closing today. Dave Castro, of CrossFit HQ, announced the workout Tuesday, March 5, at 5 p.m. PT, and registrants had until today to submit their unedited 17 minute video to qualify.
13.1 was a brutal round of Burpees and progressively heavier Snatches. The scoring was matched with each rep performed. One hundred points were available per Burpee Completed, and ninety points per Snatch completed, up until the heaviest weight (210 lbs. for men, and 120 lbs. for women), which a series of “bonus” points for each heavy Snatch completed. Someone who completed all but the maximum Snatches would score a 190. Any number of points beyond 190 are a tally of max Snatches.
In the event of a tie, which happens frequently when points are tallied as rep = score, the deciding factor is time. Once each round of Snatches is complete, time is marked, and the higher overall position goes to the athlete with the fastest times.
The Official Leaderboard on the CrossFit Games website is completely interactive, and you can see where you placed, as an individual or as a team, by selecting easy to navigate categories.
With the lightning speed availability of near-real-time updates with Facebook and Twitter, many rumors have been launched of likely scores from high profile athletes. The CrossFit Games website is the only place to verify and confirm actual scores of all participants. All scores are marked as Unofficial until the closing whistle sounds at 5 p.m. PT today.
13.2, the second qualifying workout of the 2013 Open will be announced on Wednesday, March 13, at 5 p.m. PT, and you can tune in live to watch the stream of Camille Leblanc-Bazinet face off against reigning 2-time Champion Annie Thorisdottir.
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