Complete as many rounds and reps as possible in 13 minutes of:
55 wall-ball shots
55 handstand push-ups
Men deadlift 225 lb. and throw 20-lb. ball to 10-ft. target
Women deadlift 155 lb. and throw 14-lb. ball to 9-ft. target
All details here.
Headcoach Ramon Gysin sums up the numbers, what, why and how of Open WOD 16.3:
What a nice Chipper. The Deadlift will fatique your rowing. The Wall Balls will fatique your Handstand Push-ups. Where this is a great opportunity for people going rx’d even when they are struggling with certain skills or gymnastics, for the higher level athletes this one really came down on how well you perform at Handstand Push-ups. I said it last year and I will repeat it again. Some people are born to do Handstand Push-ups and others aren’t. Leverage makes a huge difference (and so did various interpretations on standards, but let’s not elaborate on that…).
Our team peformed very consistent with an outstanding performance of Alessia Wälchli, she is the female top scorer in Switzerland. Congratulations!
We have still 5 Girls in the top 20 of Switzerland.
Rankings so far in Region Europe:
Consistent performance, we are still sitting in 56 place.
Current standings of CrossFit Basel and CrossFit Basel Downtowns internal Open competition:
WOD-Nit (Nicole) 83
Bully Buddies (Andi) 92
DT Outlaws (Lorenz) 113
Team Hoff 82
Bomb Squad (Döne) 122
The spirit points go to Döne and Team Bomb Squad, they met sunday morning for a team brunch and to Andi and Team Bully Buddies for going to another dinner on Saturday night. Lorenz and Team Downtown Outlaws went out for some drinks last Thursday, they get their Team bonding points.
Awesome work guys! I got already so much positive feedback about the internal Open and it’s also a lot of fun for us to see you performing so well in the workouts.
KEEP UP THE GREAT WORK!
Men Overall in Region Europe:
1. Tom Schwander (618)
2. Ramon Gysin (915)
3. Jona Harder (1809)
4. Sascha Albini (2095/63 Masters 40-48)
5. Nikola Jevtic (2348)
Women Overall in Region Europe:
1. Alessia Wälchli (63)
2. Jessica Preiss (367)
3. Katrin Lüthy (400)
4. Pascale Herrmann (424)
5. Aline Seebacher (502)
Nicole Reichmuth Masters 45-49 (22)
Men WOD 16.4
1. Tom Schwander (215)
2. Jona Harder (201)
3. Ramon Gysin (197)
4. Nikola Jevtic (191)
5. Sascha Albini (184)
Women WOD 16.4
1. Alessia Wälchli (246)
2. Katrin Lüthy (198)
3. Aline Seebacher (197)
4. Jessica Preiss (195)
5. Nora Jäggi (186)
Pictures and videos from 16.1, 16.2 and 16.4, thanks Gabriel Gee-Jay Jenny: