A brand new improvement has emerged about subsequent yr’s championship occasion.
Lower than 24 hours earlier than the kickoff of the 2023 CrossFit Games in Madison, WI, the dialog has already shifted to the situation of the 2024 Video games.
On July 31, 2023, CrossFit’s Basic Supervisor of Sport Dave Castro posted a video on his YouTube channel whereas standing within the Coliseum in Madison. Close to the 5:15 mark of the video, he introduced that the 2024 CrossFit Video games might be held in a distinct location for the primary time since 2017.
“It [Madison] was our first house exterior of California and it’s been a big location for the general improvement of the game, for the route we’ve needed to take it. We’ve had a variety of studying … tons of reminiscences right here. We’re at all times going to be grateful to Madison for internet hosting us. Can’t wait to do issues just a little in a different way sooner or later and check out mixing it up.”
WMTV-NBC 15 of Madison confirmed the report due to the verification of Vacation spot Madison Director of Communications and Public Affairs Rob Gard. This improvement will mark the tip of the Video games being held in Madison for six of the previous seven years, starting in 2017. The one exception was in 2020 when the Video games relocated to its inaugural location, Aromas, CA, because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Previous to the Video games being held in Madison, its house for seven years was Carson, CA.
This transfer is a pivot from a January 2023 announcement when CrossFit mentioned that Madison would be the next yr’s host metropolis, calling it an “ultimate” location. There seems to be no friction or grievance on CrossFit’s finish with Madison as a metropolis, however CrossFit did share an announcement, highlighting a want to extend consciousness and convey extra eyes on to the competitions, probably exterior of america.
“Our objective is to deliver the Video games to extra areas around the globe. We’ve had an unimaginable run in Madison, and we’re so grateful to town and local people.”
As of this writing, no location for the 2024 CrossFit Video games has been introduced. The 2023 Video games will happen Aug. 1-6 in Madison. Justin Medeiros is seeking to win a 3rd straight championship, whereas a brand new Fittest Lady on Earth is assured following the withdrawal of six-time champion, and new mother, Tia-Clair Toomey. Breaking Muscle will share updates and results from the 2023 CrossFit Video games as they happen.
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