The Upcoming Festivus Games [Victoria BC Crossfit]

Aug 15, 2019

Our Athletes excelled at the CanWest games, but can they take home gold at the upcoming Festivus Games?

You will have to buddy up for this competition as it is a 2 person same sex only WODS. This is a specifically novice competition with intermediate and masters divisions also. Here are the guidelines to see if you fit into any of these divisions.

The event will be held at local Victoria CrossFit LifeTree, located in Saanich on September 14th.

This seasons WODs look like so much fun, we may just do them just because! Take a look at them below:

WOD 1: The Walking Dead

5-Reps At 8-Stations EMOM Deadlift Ladder

At weights of:

Female Novice/Masters
75, 85, 105, 125, 145, 165, 175, 185
Male Novice/Masters
95, 115, 155, 195, 235, 275, 295, 315
Female Intermediate
95, 105, 125, 145, 165, 185, 195, 205
Male Intermediate
145, 165, 205, 245, 285, 325, 345, 365

 

WOD 2: Naughty and Nice

10 minute AMRAP:

Partner A rows for calories
– while –
Partner B does;
– 4 DB Devil Presses
– 6 DB Box Overs
– 8 DB Alternating Reverse Lunges

*Switch out each time a DB round is completed*

DB Variations (Each Hand):
Intermediate Men: 35lb
Intermediate Women: 20lb
Novice/Masters Men: 20lb
Novice/Masters Women: 10lb
Box Variations:
Intermediate Men: 24in
All Others: 20in

WOD 3: 45 Is the New 21-15-9

15-minute time cap:

PART 1: Athlete 1 Completes

21-15-9
– BB Hang Power Snatches
– Wall Balls
— while athlete 2 cheers on athlete 1
PART 2: Athlete 2 Completes

– 45 BB Hang Power Snatches
– 45 Wall Balls
— while athlete 1 cheers on athlete 2

BB Variations:
Intermediate Men: 85lbs
Intermediate Women: 55lbs
Novice/Masters Men: 65lbs
Novice/Masters Women: 45lbs
Wall Ball Variations:
Intermediate Men: 20lbs/10ft
Intermediate Women: 14lbs/9ft
Novice/Masters Men: 14lbs/9ft
Novice/Masters Women: 10lbs/9ft

WOD 4: Hang On We’ll Sync Up!

With an 8-minute time cap:

Buy In:

(This means you share the work, split it anyway you want, one athlete works at a time)
– Intermediates: 100 Hanging Knees to Chest (toes above hips)
– Novice/Masters: 100 Hanging Knee Raises (knees above hips) 

Straight into:

KB Escalating Synchro AMRAP

2-4-6-8-10 and so on of …
– Alternating KB Shoulder To Overhead
– Russian KB Swing
– Goblet KB Squat

All movements are to be done synchronized.

KB Variations:
Intermediate Men: 53lb (24kg)
Intermediate Women: 35lb (16kg)
Novice/Masters Men: 35lb (16kg)
Novice/Masters Women: 26lb (12kg)

 

Finals will be announced on the day.

How fun do they look?! Do you think you have what it takes?  So far we have a handful of teams signed up to take on the challenge!

Here’s a list of our members already signed up:

Shannon and Brittney – Single Snatches

Brydie and Jen – Don’t be CrossShitty

Mike and Jon – We got it up. Sponsored by Viagra

Joycee and Liz – Kettlebellas

Evan and Matt – The Tall Guys

If you are considering it and don’t have a partner, put out the feelers to the wider CrossFit LoLo community and you may just make yourself a new best friend! Please do not hesitate with our amazing coaches on how to best prepare for a competition.

To sign up head to CrossFit LifeTree. The countdown is on and registration closes on September 7th, 2019.

With Sponsors from Pure Clean Preformance, Zevia, RXBar, Wod Relief, FitAid. There’s bound to be swag, treats and much much more!

Below are some photos from the last festivus games.

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Team LoLo Paul and Kelsey rocking DT!

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Coach Naomi coming to cheer everyone on!

 

 

 

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