Local Athletes Rank Among CrossFit Elite In the World

Aug 09, 2018 at 08:57 am by tbeckwith


Three Murfreesboro athletes recently competed in the CrossFit Games, held Aug. 1-5 in Madison, Wisconsin, competing for the title of Fittest In the World.  

At the end of five days of events to test fitness in their age brackets, Jessica Martinez finished fifth in 40-44 Women bracket, Cole Martinez finished 5th in 14-15 Teenage Boy bracket, and Bruce Thomas was 15th in 45-49 Men bracket.

Mother-son duo Jessica and Cole Martinez work out at CrossFit Hendersonville. Bruce Thomas attends the box CrossFit Rutherford.

According to CrossFit, Inc., the CrossFit Games are a grueling, multi-day, multi-event competition in which elite athletes and teams from around the world compete in the ultimate test of fitness.

The CrossFit Games are the Sport of Fitness, and well-rounded athletes train to be prepared for unknown events announced just before the competition.


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