Madeline Sturt and Jay Crouch are the winners of the 2022 Down Below Championship. The 2 CrossFitters managed to tempo forward of the respective Ladies’s and Males’s fields to seize their Particular person titles on the contest that passed off on Nov. 18-20, 2022, in Wollongong, Australia.
On the Groups aspect, LSKD Gold — that includes Briony Challis, Christee Hollard, and Emily de Rooy — took first place for the Ladies, whereas Males at Work — that includes Noah Ohlsen, Saxon Panchik, and Chandler Smith — gained out for the Males.
Right here’s an summary of the highest 5 finishers in every of the taking part aggressive classes on the 2022 Down Below Championship:
Particular person Ladies
- Madeline Sturt (584 factors)
- Gemma Hauck (559 factors)
- Christina Livaditakis (552 factors)
- Grace Walton (535 factors)
- Georgia Pryer (532 factors)
Particular person Males
- Jay Crouch (648 factors)
- Jake Douglas (604 factors)
- Peter Ellis (579 factors)
- Zeke Grove (548 factors)
- Evan Morris (510 factors)
- LSKD Gold (680 factors)
- Group LNMD (596 factors)
- Awaside (584 factors)
- Starr Power Gals (577 factors)
- Torian Pink (559 factors)
- Males at Work (670 factors)
- Downunder Canines (665 factors)
- Underway Full Senders (577 factors)
- Superstarr’s (554 factors)
- Batman, Robin, and JJ (544 factors)
Right here’s a fast rundown of the Particular person outcomes occasion by occasion from the 2022 Down Below Championship.
Occasion One — Randy
The primary occasion gave the rivals six minutes to carry out 75 snatches as quick as they might. The burden for the Ladies was 25 kilograms (55.1 kilos), and it was 35 kilograms (77.1 kilos) for the Males.
Katelin Van Zyl completed in two minutes and 40 seconds to win, whereas Sturt tailed simply behind in two minutes and 52 seconds for the Ladies. On the Males’s aspect, Rees Machell (two minutes and 51 seconds) edged out Jay Crouch (two minutes and 53 seconds) by two seconds for the win.
Occasion Two — Nasty Women V3
Within the second particular person occasion of the competition, the athletes needed to work by the Nasty Women V3 — ending three rounds of fifty single-leg squats, 10 ring muscle-ups, and 10 dangle cleans for time. The Ladies’s weight on the dangle clear was 52.5 kilograms (117.5 kilos), and it was 80 kilograms (176.3 kilos) for the Males.
Sturt (eight minutes and 44 seconds) paced forward of the Ladies, taking first place by 21 seconds. As for the Males, Peter Ellis (eight minutes and 47 seconds) bested Crouch (eight minutes and 50 seconds) by three seconds.
Occasion Three — John Cleary Shuffle
For this occasion, the CrossFitters got 10 minutes to complete 11 sandbag cleans, a sandbag carry, 9 sandbag cleans and a sandbag carry, and 7 sandbag cleans and one sandbag bear hug carry. The Ladies’s sandbags weighed 45 kilograms (99.2 kilos), whereas the Males’s labored with 60 kilograms (132.2 kilos).
Grace Walton managed to complete her cycle in 4 minutes and 5 seconds for the Ladies’s victory, whereas Jake Douglas (three minutes and 31 seconds) strode forward of a second-place Crouch (three minutes and 45 seconds) for the Males.
Occasion 4 — Regionals 17.1
The roughly center occasion of the 2022 Down Below Championship mandated respective deadlines of 20 minutes (Males) and 23 minutes (Ladies). The athletes needed to run 1,200 meters, then they needed to do 12 rounds of 4 strict handstand push-ups, eight chest-to-bar pull-ups, and 12 squats. All of this occurred with the Ladies sporting 14-pound weighted vests and the Males’s sporting 20-pound vests.
Marnie Sykes completed in quarter-hour and 19 seconds for the Ladies, and Crouch took the occasion win in 13 minutes and 57 seconds on the Males’s aspect.
Occasion 5 — Regionals 12.5
Subsequent, the CrossFitters needed to carry out a snatch ladder with double-unders throughout the Regionals 12.5. The Ladies started their snatches at 50 kilograms (110.2 kilos) and labored their means as much as 90 kilograms (198.4 kilos). The Males began their snatches with 80 kilograms (176.3 kilos) and completed at 135 kilograms (297.6 kilos).
Christina Livaditakis gained the occasion by finishing the 87.5 kilogram snatch adopted by 28 double-unders on the Ladies’s aspect. Isaac Newman gained the Males’s tiebreaker over Douglas by working by 30 double-unders after a 130 kilogram snatch.
Occasion Six — Regionals 16.6
The second-to-last occasion of the competitors was a doozy. It had each teams of Particular person athletes trip 1,000 meters on a C2 Bike, do a 30-meters handstand stroll, 10 overhead squats (70 kilograms/154.3 kilos for the Ladies and 100 kilograms/220.4 kilos for the Males), 500 meters on a rowing machine, 50 burpee field jump-overs, and 5 extra overhead squats. The time restrict was 16 minutes.
In what was undoubtedly instrumental in her eventual general podium end result, Livaditakis accomplished your entire exhaustive exercise in 11 minutes and two seconds — 34 seconds quicker than the next-best Ladies’s athlete. In the meantime, Crouch began to cement his general victory by concluding his exercise in 9 minutes and 17 seconds.
Occasion Seven — Regionals 16.7
To cap the competitors, the CrossFitters had yet one more gauntlet throughout the Regionals 16.7 occasion. With a six-minute time restrict, they needed to carry out 21 thrusters (30 kilograms/66.1 kilos for the Ladies and 45 kilograms/99.2 kilos for the Males), three legless rope climbs, 15 extra thrusters, two legless rope climbs, 9 extra thrusters, and one remaining legless rope climb.
To place the cherry on prime of her competitors victory, Sturt gained the occasion with a sterling time of three minutes and 27 seconds. In the meantime, Peter Ellis snuck onto the ultimate podium by successful this occasion.
Because the 2022 CrossFit season attracts to a detailed, Sturt, Crouch, and the respective different winners in the remainder of the aggressive divisions can maintain their heads excessive. The 2023 CrossFit season awaits, they usually could be driving a wave of momentum into it.
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