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2018/08/01 07:25:40 (permalink)
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CrossFit Games 2018 Marathon Row

This years CrossFit Games includes a 42km row with a four hour time-cap!?!?
 
That's going to make edge-of-the-seat viewing! 

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    ANIMAL
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    Re: CrossFit Games 2018 Marathon Row 2018/08/01 07:57:35 (permalink)
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    So stupid. I mean they could have done it in real boats to make it more interesting.

    They have a criterium where they race actual bikes not stationary ones so it’s not like they have to solely use exercise equipment.
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    Re: CrossFit Games 2018 Marathon Row 2018/08/01 08:09:02 (permalink)
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    Anyone know the best place to watch it? I think its on cbs sports on apple tv but for some reason its not on the app store when I search for it. It was on my old one but now have apple tv 4 and cant get it. Is it on youtube or anything?

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    Re: CrossFit Games 2018 Marathon Row 2018/08/01 10:26:08 (permalink)
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    ANIMAL
    So stupid. I mean they could have done it in real boats to make it more interesting.



    I thought the same.  I'm sure they've done some sort of sprint triathlon type events in the past.

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    Re: CrossFit Games 2018 Marathon Row 2018/08/02 15:41:35 (permalink)
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    Are any of the competitors being tested this time..or is Crossfit (TM) just ignore all of it again.
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    Re: CrossFit Games 2018 Marathon Row 2018/08/02 15:57:22 (permalink)
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    Bookerman
    Anyone know the best place to watch it? 



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    Re: CrossFit Games 2018 Marathon Row 2018/08/02 16:29:38 (permalink)
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    I think with yesterday's 4 events, the one preceding the marathon row by just a couple of hours being 1RM for squat + strict press+ deadlift in a very restricted time window, CF has at last surrendered any pretence at these competitors being natty.  
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    Re: CrossFit Games 2018 Marathon Row 2018/08/03 09:12:41 (permalink)
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    I started watching The Redeemed and the Dominant last night. Although crossfit has never been my thing, I can see the appealability of it. All the challenges are varied and it looks quite fun actually, albeit in a painful way.
     
    I might give it try in the future, but for now, strength is my goal.

     
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