Switzerland’s Fittest 2016

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Sunday, April 4th, CrossFit Zug/Luzern hosted the first national competition „Switzerland’s Fittest“ at the go active fitness exhibition in Luzern.

Thank you Janosch and Stefan for a fantastic event! Great atmosphere, challenging workouts and precise organisation. A big thank you also to all volunteers as we know how much work it is to host events.

CrossFit Basel was represented with three Athletes: Alessia Wälchli, Joel Wächter, Ramon Gysin.

Find the full ranking of the competition here.

Podium:

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Male:

1. Christoph Büeler (CrossFit Luzern/Zug)
2. Henry „Gülle Heiri“ Kulla (CrossFit Kreis 9)
3. Christof Zellweger (CrossFit Turicum)

Female:

1. Lindsay Hurte (CrossFit Turicum)
2. tied: Lisa Eble (CrossFit Jackhammer)/Alessia Wälchli (CrossFit Basel)

Congratulations Alessia for your great performance! She fought well and won a special prize for her dedicated effort.

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Joel and Ramon both finished on a tied 7th place!


WORKOUTS:

A: Disco Disco
4 Min. to establish your 3 RM Bench Press:

Ramon won with 3 x 150. Joel took 7th with 3 x 105. Alessia got 3 x 65 for a forth place.

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B: Stand up
4 Min. to establish your 3 RM Backsquat:

Ramon won with 3 x 230. Joel took second with 3 x 170. Alessia took second as well with 3 x 112.5. Seems CrossFit Basel knows how to squat.

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Ramon was told by the organisers beforehand that he might have to bring his own plates (blue competition plates). He had to.

C: Updside Down
1 attempt to find your Max Effort unbroken T2B
1 Min. AMRAP to perform the Handstand Parcour

Ramon took last with a new PB of 27 unbroken Toes to bar. Joel took second last with 29 reps. Alessia took second again beating even the best male athlete. 42 reps.

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Ramon took 6th in the handstand walk parcour. Joel 5th. Alessia fourth.

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The Fifties

For time:
50kcal Assault Air Bike:
Start with arms and legs then splitting up legs only and alternating to arms only every 5 calories (until 50 calorie total is met)
50 Squats
50 HR Pushups
50 Pull-ups

Ramon sprinted through the Assault Bike calories and the Squats, got stuck on the pull-ups. Finished 9th. Joel showed a balanced performance, took 5th. Alessia crushed the workout and finished 30 seconds ahead of her competition.

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All in / All out

5 Bar Facing Burpees
10 Squat Snatch 60/40 Kg
20 Box Jumps 60/41 cm
30 DB Thruster 15/10 Kg
40 Double Unders
50m One Arm Overhead Lunges 24/16 Kg
40 Double Unders
30 DB Thruster 15/10 Kg
20 Box Jumps 60/41 cm
10 Squat Snatch 60/40 Kg
5 Bar Facing Burpees

Ramon had a very hard time on this one, just finished barely within the timecap, got a 9th place. Joel got a solid 5th place again. Alessia crushed it once more and took third.

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A: The Bear

For Time:
5 Bear Complex 70/50 Kg

Third place for Ramon. 6th for Joel and third for Alessia.

Only the top 4 moved on to the very final Workout:

B: Showdown

Buy in:
1000 m Row

2 Rounds for Time:
10/7 m Handstand walk
10 Deadlifts 130/90 Kg
10/7 m Handstand walk
10 Bar Muscle up

Buy out:
75 Wallballs 10/6 Kg

After a long day, this was super hard. Alessia managed to finish the workout, but the other girls were all ahead of her, 4th place.

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