Did the CrossFit Games Push it Too Far this Year?

July 30, 2015

T-Nation wrote an open letter to CrossFit HQ with their thoughts and opinions on the Games this year. They bring up a lot of interesting points that are worth looking at, and we are curious what you guys think!

The article starts off with the following:

Here’s what you need to know…

• The CrossFit Games are an awesome spectacle, but HQ needs to do more to protect the health of the athletes.
• CrossFit’s popularity has outpaced its maturity according to Dr. Schulte.
•  Dedicated medical personnel, if properly utilized by HQ, could advise the gamemakers and help prevent many issues.
• CrossFit Games fans need to speak up and demand that athletes are treated better. CrossFit HQ should additionally apologize to competitors.

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Click here to read the full article and let us know what you think in the comments!



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