2017 World Champions!!!

The new World Champions are team #63 Tight Butts And Sweaty Nuts from CrossFit Endure, USA. In an exciting battle with the defending World Champions Pennies For The Boatman also from Colorado, USA, they secured their victory in the last hours of the challenge.

Congratulations to the team, their box and all their supporters!

Tight Butts And Sweaty Nuts / CrossFit Endure / USA

  • Brett Thomas
  • Alex Casetta
  • Clancy Brown
  • Justin Leisy
  • Kirsten Anderson
  • Angie Pardue

CONGRATS!

Hour One Is Upon Us!

Mighty warriors,

We are almost at the starting line. We are about to embark on an epic mission that will take us into the magnificent depths of human performance, grit, durability, friendship and community. Hundreds of athletes and support staff in dozens of affiliates in many different countries and continents will be focused and executing the exact same movements at the exact same time in real time. Think about it. Yeah, pretty darn amazing right?!

Your team captain has received the final Briefing Email a couple of days ago with all the details needed for participating in the event, if he/she hasn’t forwarded it, alert them to this fact immediately as you’re reading this. That email is crucial to participating in the event, especially the part of the scoring process. Remember that this is a real-time Every Hour On The Hour event so clear, speedy communication is important. Any questions or hiccups, email us ASAP!

I hope your team is ready to rock with all preparations set but still here are some resources we’ve mentioned before but I thought it would be wise to list them again on one page.

Have fun preparing for the event!

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5 Tips To Get The Most Out Of Your 24AMRAP Event

Let’s not beat around the bush. The 24AMRAP event is a truly unique event. There’s nothing like it anywhere on earth. And after you sign up your team(s) you can decide how you want to play this out. Here are some things that are going to happen simply because you are competing in the event:

  1. your box/affiliate is going to be open for a really long time – the event lasts for 24 hours, take a couple hours before the event to set everything up and a few hours after to wrap it up and we’re talking about 26-30 hours. That’s a long time…
  2. like we said, it’s unique – when you tell someone, CrossFit athlete or not, what you are about to do, they usually react surprised, awestruck or laugh at you. Or a combination of those responses will occur. That’s because it sounds (and is) pretty radical. Hardcore. Or crazy. Which one depends on the mindset of the person in question. But yeah: it’s a… thing…
  3. it’s going to involve a lot of people – so it’s not just going to be the 6 athletes that are in the team. There will be supporters, assistants, caretakers, more supporters, people who like to see other people suffer, fans, more supporters etc. From surveys we conducted throughout the last three editions of the 24AMRAP Challenge with some of the competing teams we estimate that every team “brings” 20 people with them. Spouse, friends, fellow athletes… so yeah, it’s going to be fun. With other people, some who’ve never set foot in a CrossFit box before…

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Video Judging And Scoring FAQ

Hello athletes,

  • video judging – if your intent is to win the competition you are required to film at least 15 minutes of every hour of your team working for us to validate the movement standards, you do not need to send the video footage during the event, archive it online or on a harddrive! If you end up in a top position on the leaderboard after the event we could ask you to send all the footage
  • scoring – we sent out a step-by-step explanation of the entire scoring process and the url to the scoring form on monday the 4th of december, check your inbox!!!

We’ve been getting a lot of questions about scoring and video judging, so Renato will explain:

 

Equipment List 24AMRAP

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Good day, mighty warriors!

This is the equiment list per team for the #24AMRAP Challenge. This list is a minimal set of the required equipment to complete the challenge.

  • Men’s barbell – 20kg
  • Women’s barbell – 15kg
  • Weight plates: 2 sets of 2.5kg, 2 sets of 5kg, 4 sets of 10kg
  • Kettlebell – 8kg
  • Kettlebell – 12kg
  • Kettlebell – 16kg
  • Sandbag – 10kg
  • Sandbag – 15kg
  • Plyo box 20″/24″
  • Plyo box 20″/24″
  • Medicine ball – 4kg
  • Medicine ball – 6kg
  • Medicine ball – 9kg
  • Pull-up bar
  • set of rings
  • Jump Rope
  • 4 Cones (disc cones or high cones)
  • Concept 2 Rower
  • Squat rack or set of Barbell support stands

If you have any questions regarding equipment, contact us here