Wednesday 3.26.14

Former co-director and media guru of the CrossFit Games, Tony Budding, is in the process of forming the National Pro Fitness League - basically a form of professional CrossFit that includes athletes drafted to professional teams linked to cities across the country. Athletes like Annie Sakamoto, John Pera, Lindsey Valenzuela, Nate Schrader, Kenny Leverich and more have been signed to teams already. The video here gives info on the basics:

  • 0:25 What the NPFL is
  • 1:50: How teams are formed & the draft process
  • 3:55: Why each team is required to have 2 athletes over 40 years old
  • 6:00: What the season looks like and when competition begins in 2014
  • 6:45: What an event & 11 races entail
  • 9:00: Betting & fantasy NPFL? And you will able to compete against the athletes?!?
  • 10:10: Substitutions in NPFL races
  • 11:10: The “grid” and venues
  • 12:40: Athlete selection and specialization by teams
  • 13:30: Athlete selection at the NPFL combines
  • 16:18: New developments & Eleiko sponsorship
  • 18:10: What Tony would eat for his last meal on earth …

For  more specific info, check out the NPFL YouTube channel.

On the minute for 15 minutes:
min 1: 5 wall balls (20/14#) + 5 cleans (135/95)
min 2: 5 wall balls + 5 T2B
min 3: 5 wall balls + 5 push jerks (135/95)