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Swiss Team CHallenge 2022 @ CrossFit Basel

(English version at the bottom of the blogpost)

SUN’S OUT, GUNS OUT! Es ist wieder Zeit für unsere grosse Team CHallenge!

Am Samstag, 25. Juni, und Sonntag, 26. Juni 2022, findet zum zwölften Mal der grösste Team Event im deutschsprachigen Europa statt, die Swiss Team CHallenge (2021: 656 Teams/ 2624 Athlet:Innen). Der Anlass wird organisiert von CrossFit Basel (Ramon Gysin) und CrossFit Leman (Euan Robertson).

In allen CrossFit Boxen der ganzen Schweiz werden Teams gebildet, welche in drei Kategorien (Rookies, Regulars und Firebreathers) lokal in den jeweiligen Affiliates gegeneinander antreten. Die Resultate werden live online übertragen und ausgewertet. Die Teams bestehen aus vier Leuten, von welchen mindestens eine Frau und ein Mann dabei sein muss.

Die Teams messen sich in mehreren Events, welche vor der CHallenge bekannt gegeben werden. Zudem wird es – wie bereits in den vergangenen Jahren – wieder entsprechende Videos geben, worauf die Standards ersichtlich sind.

Die Workouts sind so kreiert, dass möglichst viele Athletinnen und Athleten egal (EGAL!) welchen Niveaus teilnehmen können. Die Athleten der Kategorie Firebreathers beherrschen 80% der vorgeschriebenen Übungen auf dem Whiteboard – die Regular Athleten absolvieren eine skalierte Version der Workouts und in der Rookie Kategorie können ALLE mitmachen. Also nochmal: ALLE können teilnehmen, alles was Ihr braucht ist ein Team und viel Motivation!

Die Swiss Team CHallenge ist der grösste Event in unserer Box und wir hoffen, dass sich dieses Ereignis niemand entgehen lässt! Es ist ein einmaliges Erlebnis, als Athlet:In dabei zu sein und mitzufiebern. Wir versprechen einen spektakulären Tag mit viel Schweiss, Urschreien, einer genialen CrossFit Community, Party und gutem Essen. Dabei sein ist ein MUSS!

Ausländische Teams nehmen auch dieses Jahr wieder (zum sechsten) Mal an der offiziellen, schweizweiten Wertung teil (sofern sie in einer Schweizer Box antreten) und können sich bei uns über die Formulare anmelden (siehe unten).

Wir bieten Platz für 50 Teams – first come, first served!

Es gibt drei Kategorien:

FIREBREATHER – Fortgeschrittene, die 80% der WODs in der CF All Levels mit den empfohlenen Gewichten und Übungen durchführen können.

REGULARS – Die WODs sind angepasst, mit leichteren Gewichten und etwas einfacheren Übungen.

ROOKIES – Alle anderen, und damit meinen wir, ALLE anderen.

Falls ihr euch betreffend der Einteilung nicht sicher seid, fragt einen unserer Coaches um Rat.

Jedes Team besteht aus vier Personen, mindestens eine Frau oder ein Mann pro Team, die zusammen die Events absolvieren werden. Es gibt 3 Workouts, die alle an einem Tag stattfinden. Ihr wählt, ob ihr Samstag oder Sonntag mitmachen wollt. 

Die WODs und STANDARDS werden vor dem Event mit den entsprechenden Standard Videos publiziert. Unter anderem findet ihr diese auf der offiziellen Facebookpage und der Homepage der Swiss Team CHallenge.

ANMELDUNG:
Du musst dich nur bei uns registrieren, wir tragen dich und dein Team ins nationale Ranking ein.

TEAM CAPTAIN: Melde über dieses Formular dein Team an.
ATHLET:INNEN: Melde dich über dieses Formular an, um alle Infos zu erhalten.

Bitte tragt euch zudem auf den Plakaten, welche in Kürze im Dreispitz und Downtown hängen werden, ein.

ANMELDESCHLUSS: Freitag, 10. Juni 2022

KOSTEN: 30 CHF Members CFBS / DT, 40 CHF Non-Members, Bezahlung vor Ort (bar, Karte)

T-SHIRT: Hier kannst du dein offizielles T-Shirt bestellen. ACHTUNG: BESTELLUNGEN NACH DEM 18. MAI WERDEN ERST NACH DEM EVENT GELIEFERT!

WICHTIG – TEAM CAPTAIN: Bei allen Teams sind die Captains dafür verantwortlich, dass die Teammitglieder die Übungen, den Ablauf und die Standards kennen (Videos und Standards folgen ca 10 Tage vor der STC)! Die Teams werden sich gegenseitig judgen. Die detaillierte Einteilung erfolgt nach Anmeldeschluss.

HELFENDE: Wir suchen noch Helfende für den Aufbau am Freitag Abend, das Scoring und die Bar während beiden Tagen sowie für den Abbau am Sonntag Abend. Bitte trag dich hier ein, falls du helfen willst. 

KLEIDUNG: Die Events finden drinnen statt, keine Aussenkleidung erforderlich

VERPFLEGUNG: Vor Ort möglich (Food-Stand).

Wir zählen auf Euch, seid dabei!

Rückblick zu den Anfängen der Swiss Team CHallenge:

2019

80 Boxen / 766 Teams / 3064 Athlet:Innen

RESULTS SWISS TEAM CHALLENGE 2019 @ CrossFit Basel

2017

518 Teams – 2072 AthletInnen

RESULTS SWISS TEAM CHALLENGE 2017 @ CrossFit Basel

2015

295 Teams und 1280 AthletInnen.

http://blog.crossfitbasel.ch/2015/06/swiss-team-challenge-2015

2014

27 Boxen, 184 Teams und 736 Athleten

http://blog.crossfitbasel.ch/2014/06/resultate-swiss-team-challenge-2014

http://crossfithorgen.ch/blog/2014/06/15/teamchallenge2014/

2013

13 Boxen, 87 Teams und 348 Athleten

http://www.crossfitbasel.ch/de/2013/08/resultate-swiss-crossfit-team-challenge-2013

2012

8 Boxen, 42 Teams.

Reports:

CF Basel

http://www.crossfitbasel.ch/en/2012/08/swiss-crossfit-team-challenge-2012
http://www.flickr.com/photos/crossfitbasel/sets/72157631214566658/

CF Leman
https://vimeo.com/47404748
https://vimeo.com/47467868
https://vimeo.com/47503360

2011

8 Boxen, 34 Teams.

Reports:

CF Basel

http://www.crossfitbasel.ch/de/2011/09/crossfit-challenge-2011
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=56lOGYuM6LA

CF Leman
http://www.crossfitleman.ch/110820-challenge/

CF GVA
http://crossfitgva.com/crossfit-team-challenge/
http://crossfitgva.com/crossfit-swiss-challenge/

CF Bern

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h73D4JAnx7I

2010

CF Leman und CF Basel nehmen Teil: 15 Teams

Reports:

CF Basel
http://www.crossfitbasel.ch/de/2010/11/resultate-1-crossfit-team-ch-allenge

CF Leman
http://www.crossfitleman.ch/team-ch-allenge/
http://www.crossfitleman.ch/ch-allenge-results/


SUN’S OUT, GUNS OUT! It’s time for our big Team CHallenge!

Saturday, June 25th, and Sunday, June 26th 2022, for the twelfth time the biggest CrossFit Team competition (2021: 656 Teams/ 2624 Athletes) in the german speaking part of Europe will take place, the Swiss Team CHallenge. The event is organised by CrossFit Basel (Ramon Gysin) and CrossFit Leman (Euan Robertson).

Every CrossFit box in Switzerland builds teams, which compete in three categories (Rookies, Regulars and Firebreathers) in the according affiliates. The results will be broadcasted LIVE online and evaluated. The teams consist of 4 members – every team includes at least one female and at least one male athlete.

The teams compete in several events, which will be published ahead of the event with the respective standard videos.

The workouts are created for everyone – EVERYONE. We want as many athletes as possible to be part of the competition, no matter what level. Firebreather athletes master 80% of the given exercises on the Whiteboard, Regular athletes will absolve the scaled version of the workouts. The Rookie category is designed to let everybody participate. So, again: EVERYONE can participate, all you need is a team and big motivation!!

The Swiss Team CHallenge is the biggest event in our box and we hope that no one misses out on it! It’s an exceptional experience to be part of as an athlete. We promise a spectacular day with tons of sweat, primal screams, a fantastic CrossFit Community, party and good food. Be there, it’s a MUST!

We offer space for 50 teams – first come, first served!

There are three categories:

FIREBREATHER – Advanced athletes who can do 80% of the WODs in the CF All Levels with the recommended weights and exercises.

REGULARS – WODs are adapted, with lighter weights and slightly easier exercises.

ROOKIES – Everyone else, and by that we mean, EVERYONE else.

If you are not sure about the division, ask one of our coaches for advice.

Each team will consist of four people, at least one female or male per team, who will complete the events together. There will be 3 workouts, all on the same day. You will choose to participate on Saturday or Sunday. 

The WODs and STANDARDS will be published before the competition with the corresponding standard videos. Among other places you can find them on the official Facebookpage and the homepage of the Swiss Team CHallenge.

REGISTRATION: 
All you have to do is register with us and we will enter you and your team in the national ranking.

TEAM CAPTAIN: Register your team via this form.
ATHLETES: Register via this form to get all the info.

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Friday, June 10th, 2022

REGISTRATION FEE: 30 CHF Members CFBS / DT, 40 CHF Non-Members, to pay at event day (cash/card)

T-SHIRT: Order your official T-shirt here. ATTENTION: ORDERS AFTER MAY 18th WILL BE DELIVERED AFTER THE EVENT!

IMPORTANT – TEAM CAPTAIN: For all teams, captains are responsible for making sure team members know the drills, procedure and standards (videos and standards will follow approximately 10 days before the STC)! The teams will judge each other. Detailed division will be done after registration closes.

HELPERS: We are still looking for helpers for the setup on Friday evening, the scoring and the bar during both days and for the clean up on Sunday evening. Please sign up here if you would like to help.

CLOTHING: The events will take place indoors, no outdoor clothing required.

CATERING: Possible on site (food stand).

We are counting on you, be there!

We’re looking forward to an unforgettable competition – now scroll up and check the recap of our Swiss Team CHallenges from the last years!

Review of past events:

2019

80 Boxen / 766 Teams / 3064 Athletes

RESULTS SWISS TEAM CHALLENGE 2019 @ CrossFit Basel

2017

518 Teams – 2072 AthletInnen

RESULTS SWISS TEAM CHALLENGE 2017 @ CrossFit Basel

2015

295 Teams und 1280 AthletInnen.

http://blog.crossfitbasel.ch/2015/06/swiss-team-challenge-2015

2014

27 Boxen, 184 Teams und 736 Athleten

http://blog.crossfitbasel.ch/2014/06/resultate-swiss-team-challenge-2014

http://crossfithorgen.ch/blog/2014/06/15/teamchallenge2014/

2013

13 Boxen, 87 Teams und 348 Athleten

http://www.crossfitbasel.ch/de/2013/08/resultate-swiss-crossfit-team-challenge-2013

2012

8 Boxen, 42 Teams.

Reports:

CF Basel

http://www.crossfitbasel.ch/en/2012/08/swiss-crossfit-team-challenge-2012
http://www.flickr.com/photos/crossfitbasel/sets/72157631214566658/

CF Leman
https://vimeo.com/47404748
https://vimeo.com/47467868
https://vimeo.com/47503360

2011

8 Boxen, 34 Teams.

Reports:

CF Basel

http://www.crossfitbasel.ch/de/2011/09/crossfit-challenge-2011
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=56lOGYuM6LA

CF Leman
http://www.crossfitleman.ch/110820-challenge/

CF GVA
http://crossfitgva.com/crossfit-team-challenge/
http://crossfitgva.com/crossfit-swiss-challenge/

CF Bern

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h73D4JAnx7I

2010

CF Leman und CF Basel nehmen Teil: 15 Teams

Reports:

CF Basel
http://www.crossfitbasel.ch/de/2010/11/resultate-1-crossfit-team-ch-allenge

CF Leman
http://www.crossfitleman.ch/team-ch-allenge/
http://www.crossfitleman.ch/ch-allenge-results/

Olympisches Gewichtheben – 2. Ligarunde Superieur, 15. Januar 2022

(english version below)

Letzten Samstag, 15. Januar fand die zweite Runde der Superieur Liga im CrossFit Andelfingen statt.
Der GHCBB war mit 3 Personen am Start.

  • Leonardo Bucci belegte den 3. Platz in der Nationalliga A der Herren

Übersicht aller Resultate der 2. Ligarunde Superieur

Nationalliga A Damen:

6. Rahel Eglin (75 kg) Kat. -76kg
Reissen: 74 kg
Stossen: 92kg
Total: 166 kg
Sinclair: 197.75

Nationalliga B Herren:

8. Roger Baldesberger (109.7kg) Kat. +109kg
Reissen: 110 kg
Stossen: 130 kg
Total: 240 kg
Sinclair: 257.94

Nationalliga A Herren:

3. Leonardo Bucci (84.05kg) Kat. – 96kg
Reissen: 122 kg
Stossen: 162 kg
Total: 284
Sinclair: 322.49

Der GHCBB gratuliert allen AthletInnen zu den starken Leistungen und wünscht viel Erfolg für den Rest der Saison.

Der nächste Wettkampf (3. Ligarunde Inferieur Zentral) findet am 5. Februar bei uns im CrossFit Basel statt, wir freuen uns über zahlreiche Zuschauer!

Eine Gesamtübersicht der Resultate: Hier

Videos der besten Versuche: Hier

Bleib up-to-date und folge dem GHCBB auf den Socialmedia Plattformen.


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(english version)


Last Saturday, January 15th the second match of the Superieur League took place at CrossFit Andelfingen.
3 Athletes from the GHCBB were competing

  • Leonardo Bucci placed 3rd in the Mens‘ National League A

Overview of the Results from the 2nd Round Superieur

National League A Women:

6. Rahel Eglin (75 kg) Kat. -76kg
Snatch: 74 kg
Clean & Jerk: 92kg
Total: 166 kg
Sinclair: 197.75

National League B Men:

8. Roger Baldesberger (109.7kg) Kat. +109kg
Snatch: 110 kg
Clean & Jerk: 130 kg
Total: 240 kg
Sinclair: 257.94


National League A Men:

3. Leonardo Bucci (84.05kg) Kat. – 96kg
Snatch: 122 kg
Clean & Jerk: 162 kg
Total: 284
Sinclair: 322.49

The GHCBB congratulates all athletes for their strong performances and wishes them success for the rest of the season.

The next competition will be at our Box in Basel (3rd match Inferieur League) on February 5th, we are looking forward to seeing you there as a specator!

An overview of all results: Here

Videos from the best lifts: here

Stay up-to-date, follow Gewichtheber Club beider Basel on social media:


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Olympisches Gewichtheben – 2. Ligarunde Inferieur Zentral, 8. Januar 2022

(english version below)

Letzten Samstag, 8. Januar fand die zweite Runde der Inferieur Liga im CrossFit Bern statt.
Der GHCBB wurde von 6 Athleten vertreten und holte gleich 3 Podestplätze!

  • Mandana Zehtabchi belegt den hervorragenden 3. Platz in der 1. Liga Damen
  • in der 3. Liga Herren wird Roland Riesen 2. und Arvin Pineda 3.

Übersicht aller Resultate der 1. Ligarunde Inferieur Zentral

1. Liga Damen:

4. Jolanda Holzherr (65.8kg) Kat. -71kg
Reissen: 62 kg
Stossen: 72 kg
Total: 134
Sinclair: 171.16

5. Lisa Karp (65.2kg) Kat -71kg
Reissen: 60 kg
Stossen: 73 kg
Total: 133
Sinclair: 170.79

8. Linda Bräutigam (63.5kg) Kat. -64kg
Reissen: 53 kg
Stossen: 68 kg
Total: 121
Sinclair: 157.83

3. Mandana Zehtabchi (59/74/133) – 182.9 Sinclair
Reissen: 59 kg
Stossen: 74 kg
Total: 133
Sinclair: 182.87

3. Liga Herren:

2. Roland Riesen (70.6kg) Kat. – 73kg
Reissen: 70 kg
Stossen: 90 kg
Total: 160
Sinclair: 209.77

Arvin Pineda (82.8kg) Kat. – 89kg
Reissen: 75 kg
Stossen: 91 kg
Total: 166
Sinclair: 199.60

Der GHCBB gratuliert allen angereisten AthletInnen zu den starken Leistungen und wünscht viel Erfolg in der weiteren Saison.

Der nächste Wettkampf findet bereits diesen Samstag, 15. Januar statt:
2. Ligarunde Superieur, CrossFit Andelfingen.

Eine Gesamtübersicht der Resultate: Hier

Videos der besten Versuche: Hier

Bleib up-to-date und folge dem GHCBB auf den Socialmedia Plattformen.


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(english version)

Last Saturday, January 8th the second match of the Inferieur League took place at CrossFit Bern.
6 Athletes from the GHCBB competed and won 3 medals in total.

  • Mandana Zehtabchi placed 3rd in the Women’s 1st league
  • in the Mens’s 3rd league, Roland Riesen placed 2nd and Arvin Pineda placed 3rd

Overview of all results of the 2. Match Inferieur Zentral

Women’s 1st League

4. Jolanda Holzherr (65.8kg) Kat. -71kg
Snatch: 62 kg
Clean and Jerk: 72 kg
Total: 134
Sinclair: 171.16

5. Lisa Karp (65.2kg) Kat -71kg
Snatch: 60 kg
Clean and Jerk 73 kg
Total: 133
Sinclair: 170.79

8. Linda Bräutigam (63.5kg) Kat. -64kg
Snatch: 53 kg
Clean and Jerk: 68 kg
Total: 121
Sinclair: 157.83

3. Mandana Zehtabchi (59/74/133) – 182.9 Sinclair
Snatch: 59 kg
Clean and Jerk: 74 kg
Total: 133
Sinclair: 182.87

Men’s 3rd league

2. Roland Riesen (70.6kg) Kat. – 73kg
Snatch: 70 kg
Clean and Jerk: 90 kg
Total: 160
Sinclair: 209.77

3. Arvin Pineda (82.8kg) Kat. – 89kg
Snatch: 75 kg
Clean and Jerk: 91 kg
Total: 166
Sinclair: 199.60

The GHCBB congratulates all athletes for their strong performances and wishes them success in the following season.

The next competition is already this weekend on Saturday, January 15th:
2nd match Superieur league, hosted by CrossFit Andelfingen.

An overview of all results: Here

Videos from the best lifts: here

Stay up-to-date, follow Gewichtheber Club beider Basel on social media:


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Olympisches Gewichtheben – 1. Ligarunde Inferieur Zentral: GHCBB mit 6 Podestplätzen

(english version below)

Der Gewichtheberclub beider Basel tritt mit insgesamt 14 Athletinnen und Athleten an der 1. Ligarunde Inferieur Zentral an

Gestern Samstag wurde die Gewichthebersaison 2020 in Moutier mit der ersten Ligarunde Inferieur Zentral eröffnet.

  • GHCBB Heber/innen mit 6 Podestplätzen
  • Nadja Häfliger gewinnt die 2. Liga Frauen

Übersicht aller Resultate der 1. Ligarunde Inferieur Zentral

1. Liga Damen:

2. Jolanda Holzherr (61/73/134) – 173 Sinclair

3. Claudia Aghte (61/78/139) – 171 Sinclair

4. Krysia Waterhouse (62/88/150) – 166 Sinclair

6. Rahel Eglin (56/76/132) – 164 Sinclair

2. Liga Damen:

1. Nadja Häfliger (48/63/111) – 156 Sinclair

3. Patricia Crowe (54/69/123) – 151 Sinclair

5. Linda Bräutigam (50/62/112) – 145 Sinclair

6. Deborah Pungitore (44/62/106) – 142 Sinclair

7. Lisa Karp (45/61/106) – 138 Sinclair

9. Zita Zeuggin (45/56/101) – 134 Sinclair

1. Liga Herren

4. Edmond ter Brugge (100/121/221)

2. Liga Herren

3. Roger Baldesberger (95/130/225)

4. Joel Eglin (90/115/205)

4. Liga Herren

2. Roland Riesen (69/82/151)

Der GHCBB gratuliert allen angereisten AthletInnen zu den starken Leistungen und wünscht viel Erfolg in der weiteren Saison.

Der nächste Wettkampf findet bereits am 7. März bei CrossFit Basel statt: 2. Ligarunde Inferieur.

Eine Gesamtübersicht der Resultate: Hier

Videos der besten Versuche: Hier

Bleib up-to-date und folge dem GHCBB auf den Socialmedia Plattformen.


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(english version)

CrossFit Basels weightlifting club (GHCBB) successful with 14 athletes at the 1st inferior „centre“ round.

  • 6 Podium spots overall.
  • Nadja Häfliger taking first place in the 2nd league

Overview of all the results

1. Liga Damen:

2. Jolanda Holzherr (61/73/134) – 173 Sinclair

3. Claudia Aghte (61/78/139) – 171 Sinclair

4. Krysia Waterhouse (62/88/150) – 166 Sinclair

6. Rahel Eglin (56/76/132) – 164 Sinclair

2. Liga Damen:

1. Nadja Häfliger (48/63/111) – 156 Sinclair

3. Patricia Crowe (54/69/123) – 151 Sinclair

5. Linda Bräutigam (50/62/112) – 145 Sinclair

6. Deborah Pungitore (44/62/106) – 142 Sinclair

7. Lisa Karp (45/61/106) – 138 Sinclair

9. Zita Zeuggin (45/56/101) – 134 Sinclair

1. Liga Herren

4. Edmond ter Brugge (100/121/221)

2. Liga Herren

3. Roger Baldesberger (95/130/225)

4. Joel Eglin (90/115/205)

4. Liga Herren

2. Roland Riesen (69/82/151)

We congratulate all athletes for their strong performances and wish them good luck for the rest of the season.

The next competition is coming up soon on March 7th at CrossFit Basel: 2nd match of the „Inferieur Centre“, don’t miss out. The schedule will be released soon.

All the results: Here

Videos of the best lifts: Here

Stay up-to-date and follow the GHCBB on the socialmedia platforms.


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STAY STRONG – Präsident Ramon Gysin

Swiss Team CHallenge 2017 @ CrossFit Basel

(English version below)

SUN’S OUT, GUNS OUT! Es ist wieder Zeit für unsere grosse Team CHallenge!

Am Samstag, 24. Juni 2017 findet zum achten Mal der grösste Team Wettkampf im deutschsprachigen Europa statt, die Swiss Team CHallenge (2016: 449 Teams/ 1796 athletes!). Der Anlass wird organisiert von CrossFit Basel und CrossFit Leman.

In allen CrossFit Boxen der ganzen Schweiz werden Teams gebildet, welche in zwei Kategorien (Regulars und Firebreathers) lokal in den jeweiligen Affiliates gegeneinander antreten. Die Resultate werden live online übertragen und ausgewertet. Die Teams bestehen aus vier Leuten, von welchen mindestens eine Frau und ein Mann dabei sein muss.

Die Teams messen sich in mehreren Events, welche vor der CHallenge bekannt gegeben werden. Zudem wird es – wie bereits in den vergangenen Jahren – wieder entsprechende Videos geben, worauf die Standards ersichtlich sind.

Die Workouts sind so kreiert, dass möglichst viele Athletinnen und Athleten egal (EGAL!) welchen Niveaus teilnehmen können. Die Athleten der Kategorie Firebreathers beherrschen 80% der vorgeschriebenen Übungen auf dem Whiteboard – die Regular Athleten absolvieren eine skalierte Version der Workouts. Also nochmal: ALLE können teilnehmen, alles was Ihr braucht ist ein Team und viel Motivation!

Die Swiss Team CHallenge ist der grösste Event in unserer Box und wir hoffen, dass sich dieses Ereignis niemand entgehen lässt! Es ist ein einmaliges Erlebnis, als WettkämpferIn dabei zu sein und mitzufiebern. Wir versprechen einen spektakulären Tag mit viel Schweiss, Urschreien, einer genialen CrossFit Community, Party und gutem Essen. Dabei sein ist ein MUSS!

Wer uns gerne als Helfer oder Judge unterstützen möchte, darf eine Mail an sarah@crossfitbasel.ch schreiben. Danke im Voraus!

Achtet auf die Plakate, die in der Box aushängen, auf welchen ihr euch und euer Team eintragen müsst.

Wir bieten Platz für 48 Teams – first come, first served.

Ausländische Teams nehmen auch dieses Jahr wieder (zum zweiten) Mal an der offiziellen, schweizweiten Wertung teil (sofern sie in einer Schweizer Box antreten) und können sich per Mail anmelden (siehe unten).

Die WODs und STANDARDS werden vor dem Wettkampf publiziert. Unter anderem findet ihr diese auf der offiziellen Facebookpage:

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Swiss-Team-CHallenge/225674454288557?fref=ts

WICHTIG – TEAM CAPTAIN: Bei allen Teams sind die Captains (erster Athlet / erste Athletin auf dem Plakat) dafür verantwortlich, dass die Teammitglieder die Übungen, den Ablauf und die Standards kennen! Zudem schreibt der Captain eine Mail an sarah@crossfitbasel.ch mit allen Namen der Athletinnen und Athleten, sowie deren T-Shirt-Grössen und Mailadressen.

JUDGES: Wir suchen noch Judges – meldet euch bitte bei: sarah@crossfitbasel.ch
Man kann auch judgen UND als Athlet teilnehmen.
Das Judges Meeting findet am Montag den 19.Juni , 20:00 – 22:00 Uhr in der Box Dreispitz statt.

Wenn ihr nicht teilnehmt, kommt zum Zuschauen und Anfeuern! Je mehr Unterstützung unsere Teams haben, desto besser.

KOSTEN: 55.- CHF/EUR pro Person (exklusive Rabatte aber inklusive offiziellem Teilnehmer Shirt).

KLEIDUNG: Die Events finden drinnen statt, keine Aussenkleidung erforderlich

ANMELDUNG: Auf der Liste in der Box einschreiben.

ALLE CAPTAINS: Mail inklusive Teamname, Teilnehmer (Vor-und Nachname), Shirtgrössen und Mailadressen an sarah@crossfitbasel.ch

ANMELDESCHLUSS: Montag der 29. Mai 2017

Rückblick zu den Anfängen der Swiss Team CHallenge:

2010

CF Leman und CF Basel nehmen Teil: 15 Teams

Reports:

CF Basel
http://www.crossfitbasel.ch/de/2010/11/resultate-1-crossfit-team-ch-allenge

CF Leman
http://www.crossfitleman.ch/team-ch-allenge/
http://www.crossfitleman.ch/ch-allenge-results/

2011

8 Boxen, 34 Teams.

Reports:

CF Basel

http://www.crossfitbasel.ch/de/2011/09/crossfit-challenge-2011
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=56lOGYuM6LA

CF Leman
http://www.crossfitleman.ch/110820-challenge/

CF GVA
http://crossfitgva.com/crossfit-team-challenge/
http://crossfitgva.com/crossfit-swiss-challenge/

CF Bern

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h73D4JAnx7I

2012

8 Boxen, 42 Teams.

Reports:

CF Basel

http://www.crossfitbasel.ch/en/2012/08/swiss-crossfit-team-challenge-2012
http://www.flickr.com/photos/crossfitbasel/sets/72157631214566658/

CF Leman
https://vimeo.com/47404748
https://vimeo.com/47467868
https://vimeo.com/47503360

2013

13 Boxen, 87 Teams und 348 Athleten

http://www.crossfitbasel.ch/de/2013/08/resultate-swiss-crossfit-team-challenge-2013

2014

27 Boxen, 184 Teams und 736 Athleten

http://blog.crossfitbasel.ch/2014/06/resultate-swiss-team-challenge-2014

http://crossfithorgen.ch/blog/2014/06/15/teamchallenge2014/

2015

295 Teams und 1280 AthletInnen.

http://blog.crossfitbasel.ch/2015/06/swiss-team-challenge-2015

 

 

SUN’S OUT, GUNS OUT! It’s time for our big Team CHallenge!

Saturday, June 24th 2017, for the eighth time the biggest CrossFit Team competition (2016: 449 Teams/ 1796 athletes!) in the german speaking part of Europe will take place, the Swiss Team CHallenge. The event is been organised by CrossFit Basel and CrossFit Leman.

Every CrossFit box in Switzerland builds teams, which compete in two categories /Regulars and Firebreathers) in the according affiliates. The results will be broadcasted LIVE online and evaluated. The teams consist of 4 members – every team includes at least one female and at least one male athlete.

The teams compete in several events, which will be published ahead of the event with the respective standard videos.

The workouts are created for everyone – EVERYONE. We want as many athletes as possible to be part of the competition, no matter what level. Firebreather athletes master 80% of the given exercises on the Whiteboard, Regular athletes will absolve the scaled version of the workouts. So, again: EVERYONE can participate, all you need is a team and great motivation!!

The Swiss Team CHallenge is the biggest event in our box and we hope that no one misses out on it! It’s an exceptional experience to be part of it as an athlete. We promise a spectacular day with tons of sweat, primal screams, a fantastic CrossFit Community, party and good food. Be there, it’s a MUST!

If you would like to support us as a helper or Judge, please email us at: sarah@crossfitbasel.ch. Thank you so much in advance!

Please enrol you and your teammates on the STCH-posters at the Box.

We offer space for 48 teams – first come, first served!

For the second time in the history of this event, teams from outside of Switzerland are allowed to take part in the official ranking of the competition as long as they compete in a Swiss box. They can enrol via mail (see below).

The WODs and STANDARDS will be published ahead of the competition. Amongst others you can find them also on the official Facebookpage:

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Swiss-Team-CHallenge/225674454288557?fref=ts

IMPORTANT – TEAM CAPTAIN: Every team has a Captain (first athlete on the poster), who is responsible for al the team members to know the exercises, the program of the event and the standards! PLUS, he/she must email at sarah@crossfitbasel.ch all the names, email addresses and shirt sizes of the athletes.

JUDGES: We are looking for Judges – please email us at: sarah@crossfitbasel.ch. You can be a competitor AND a judge. The Judges Meeting takes place on Monday, June 19 from 8pm to 10pm at the Dreispitz Box.

You may also come to watch and cheer! The more support and motivation our teams can get, the better.

COSTS: 55.- CHF/EUR per person (exclusive discounts but including the official athlete shirt).

CLOTHING: All events are held inside, no outdoor clothing needed.

REGISTRATION: List your names on the posters at the box.

ALL CAPTAINS: EMail which includes the name of the team, all participants (first – and last name), shirt sizes and email addresses at sarah@crossfitbasel.ch

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: May 29th 2017

We’re looking forward to an unforgettable competition – now scroll up and check the recap of our Swiss Team CHallenges from the last years!

Review of past events:

2010

CF Leman and CF Basel participating: 15 Teams

Reports:

CF Basel
http://www.crossfitbasel.ch/de/2010/11/resultate-1-crossfit-team-ch-allenge

CF Leman
http://www.crossfitleman.ch/team-ch-allenge/
http://www.crossfitleman.ch/ch-allenge-results/

2011

8 Boxes, 34 Teams.

Reports:

CF Basel

http://www.crossfitbasel.ch/de/2011/09/crossfit-challenge-2011
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=56lOGYuM6LA

CF Leman
http://www.crossfitleman.ch/110820-challenge/

CF GVA
http://crossfitgva.com/crossfit-team-challenge/
http://crossfitgva.com/crossfit-swiss-challenge/

CF Bern

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h73D4JAnx7I

2012

8 Boxes, 42 Teams.

Reports:

CF Basel

http://www.crossfitbasel.ch/en/2012/08/swiss-crossfit-team-challenge-2012
http://www.flickr.com/photos/crossfitbasel/sets/72157631214566658/

CF Leman
https://vimeo.com/47404748
https://vimeo.com/47467868
https://vimeo.com/47503360

2013

13 Boxes, 87 Teams and 348 Athletes

http://www.crossfitbasel.ch/de/2013/08/resultate-swiss-crossfit-team-challenge-2013

2014

27 Boxes, 184 Teams and 736 Athletes

http://blog.crossfitbasel.ch/2014/06/resultate-swiss-team-challenge-2014

http://crossfithorgen.ch/blog/2014/06/15/teamchallenge2014/

2015

295 Teams and 1280 Athletes.

http://blog.crossfitbasel.ch/2015/06/swiss-team-challenge-2015

Reebok CrossFit Games Open 2017 – let’s do it again!

The Reebok CrossFit Games season 2017 begins with the worldwide CROSSFIT GAMES OPEN – on February 23 2017!! Our ambition is to qualify again for the CrossFit Regionals Europe where we were part of since 2011-2014 and just missed it by 2 points in 2015 – challenge accepted!!

What are the CrossFit Games?

Anyone can sign up to compete in five workouts over five weeks and post their scores online. There are several categories including a scaled one.

Last year, the Open reached more than 320’000 athletes from around the world. The next stage of the CrossFit Games season are the CrossFit Regionals. Competitors need to finish near the top of their region’s Leaderboard. The top five men, five women and five teams at the end of each three-day regional competition will receive invitations to the CrossFit Games in the US, where the fittest person on Earth will be crowned.

Whether you are a beginner, an advanced athlete, junior or master – the CrossFit Games Open are accessible for anyone. There is already a whole slew of athletes from CrossFit Basel who are currently prepping for the competition. Join them and let’s compete side by side!!

We’ve had people get their first pull-ups, first toes to bar, first muscle up, set a PR on a clean and jerk, and on and on and on, all during the Open, because of the atmosphere and the community. It’s hard to put into words. Kind of like when your friends say “So tell me what this CrossFit stuff is all about.”

On February 23, 2017 at 5pm PST (Fridaynight 1am for us) the first Open Workout will be released. Athletes have four days – until Mondaynight 1am – to absolve the workout. Judges will score the performance and you will have to submit your results to the Games site online. A new workout will be released every Thursdaynight within these five weeks (end of Open Games: March 27th, 2017). A scaled option of the Open workout will be released each week of the Open too. With reduced loading or less challenging movements, the scaled option will be designed to make the Open even more accessible.

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Basil doing 16.2

Let’s DO THIS!!

Because it was so much fun last year, we will again organise a so called „Intramural Open“-Event:

All of CrossFit Basel’s registered athletes will be divided in four teams. Every Team has a Captain. Our best athletes will be spread amongst those 4 teams in a draft (tbd).

CrossFit Basel Downtown will also have a team.

This years Captains are: Tiziano Nardella, Döne Bonina, Nicole Reichmuth and Daniel Hoffmann. CFBS DT will be lead by Lorenz Kuske.

Starting tonight, it is up to YOU: Go, sign up!!

Each team will come up with their own team name, colors, all that fun stuff! Want to make shirts – go for it! Noisemakers – go for it! The goal is to have as much fun as humanly possible while challenging yourself to be better than yesterday.

Talk to one of the Captains if you want to compete in their team, we will hang out registration sheets at the box starting next Tuesday!

Now, because we’re creating teams that will compete against one another, we’ve got to have a scoring system, right? To promote fun and encourage everyone to participate, here are how you can help your team score points:

1 point for showing up and posting a score online (no matter what category you compete).
5 points if all teammates earn an official score on the workout.
1-3 points per athlete that finishes in the top three in the box (male/female, 1st 3 points, 2nd 2 points, 3rd 1 point).
5 points for the team with the best spirit.
8 points (team) – Team Bonding: If your team gets together socially outside of the gym (ALL of you – pic posted on our FB page as proof)…you get points. This is a one time bonus, you can do it as many times as you like but it will only earn you points once. It can be done at any point during the 5 weeks.

After the final Open workout on Saturday March 25th, we’re going to host a big BBQ at the box and present awards. Details will be announced soon.

CrossFit Basel offers Workout Times at the box. These are as follows:

  • Friday, 8pm – 11pm
  • Saturday, 2:30pm – 6:30pm
  • Sunday, 4:30pm – 6pm
  • Monday, 2:30pm – 4:30pm (exclusively reserved for Competition-Athletes) / 8:30pm – 10pm

EACH FRIDAY AND SATURDAY THE NEW LOUNGE WILL BE OPEN!

We strongly recommend doing the workout Friday or Saturday.

Please be aware of workout time changes. Stay tuned on our Facebook page or ask the coaches!

We genuinely want to encourage all of you to register for this competition. Not only will it be challenging and a ton of fun to compete within the community, but it is the perfect chance to gather competition experience and to figure out your current position with your performance and strength in CrossFit.

15663676028_fff6d44525_kBecome a Judge!!

In order to keep up with the international standards, all workouts must be scored by certified judges. Anyone who is interested is allowed or better asked to take this course and become a judge! You can simply take the course of six modules here. This course includes general information on competition rules, regulations and common movements.

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And now let’s train, prepare, get strong and look forward to a strong CrossFit Games Open 2016!!

Recaps of last years Opens at CrossFit Basel:

Reebok CrossFit Games Open WOD 16.5

Reebok CrossFit Games Open WOD 16.4

Reebok CrossFit Games Open WOD 16.3

Reebok CrossFit Games Open WOD 16.2

Reebok CrossFit Games Open WOD 16.1

CrossFit Basel at the CrossFit Games Regionals Europe since 2011!

Let’s take a quick review on CrossFit Basel’s performances at the CrossFit Games Open/Regionals:

The first time we sent athletes to the CrossFit Games Regionals Europe was back in 2011. Former Coach Claudia competed in the category Women Individuals and placed 18th. Read the article from back in the days here!

We did not miss out on the Regionals in 2012 and competed as a team and individual. The team placed 18th and Ramon Gysin who competed as Individual won Event 5, the ‚Snatch Ladder‘. He made it to the final and finished strong with a 15th place out of 60 athletes!

Also, see the teams in action!



Find the whole report about 2012:

REEBOK CROSSFIT GAMES REGIONALS EUROPE: Team CrossFit Basel in Kopenhagen

2013: Tom Schwander (ranked 47) and Nadine Steinger (ranked 33) entered the Regionals as Individuals, plus we sent two teams!

This time the teams finished with a strong 19th and 23rd place.

CrossFit Regionals Europe 2013

2014: A team of our best athletes travelled to Copenhagen to take the challenge of the CrossFit Games Regionals Europe. This time they came in 15th!!

We are certainly proud of our qualifications 4 times in a row and will give our best to be part of the Regional Games in Madrid this year as well. Also important to point out is that the teams of athletes varied from year to year. Overall, we sent TWENTY different athletes to the Reebok CrossFit Games Regionals Europe during these four years. This shows that we follow a concept and strategy that works. Considering that the qualifications get tougher each year, we can be proud to be well in the loop with the fittest people on Earth.

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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More Pictures/Videos:

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Results Swiss Powerlifting Championships (SDFPF) 2016 – Lausanne

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WE ARE PROUD TO BE STRONG!

On Sunday, March 20th, the Swiss Drug Free Powerlifting Federation (part of WDFPF) hosted their annual Swiss Championships in Lausanne. 30 athletes participated. The Committee thanks all volunteers and all participants, congratulations for the great results!

CrossFit Basel was represented by seven athletes and won 6 gold medals, took 9 swiss and 2 european records!

Monika, Sonja, Aline, Nick and me (Ramon) qualified for the World Championships in November.

Our lifting Team currently holds 78 swiss, 3 european and 5 world records!

Find detailed results and videos on the bottom of the post.


What is Powerlifting?

Every athlete has three attempts in the following three exercises (Powerlifts). The total of the best lifts count towards the total.

Backsquat:

275.5kg Backsquat 2 – Ramon Gysin @99.3kg – Powerlifting WC (WDFPF) 2014 Chisinau Moldova from CrossFit Basel on Vimeo.

Bench Press:

170kg Bench Press 3 – Ramon Gysin @99.3kg – Powerlifting WC (WDFPF) 2014 Chisinau Moldova from CrossFit Basel on Vimeo.

Deadlift:

WR 207.5kg Deadlift 3 – Nora Jäggi @74.3kg – Powerlifting WC (WDFPF) 2014 Chisinau Moldova from CrossFit Basel on Vimeo.

You can also compete in Single Lift Competitions where you choose to compete in one, two, or all three lifts, but get ranked separately in each lift.

The next event is the Swiss Single Lift Championship in Colombier (Saturday April 23rd).

There are raw competitions where only a belt is allowed and there are equipped competitions (single ply => one layer of suits/equipment and multi ply => several layers of equipment) where athletes wear assistant suits, briefs and knee wraps to be able to lift much more weight.

Team CrossFit Basel is competing raw.

What is the WDFPF?

The World Drug Free Powerlifting Federation was established to give drug free lifters a home as in most strength sports there is no or little drug testing. In fact there is no other sports federation (including ALL olympic sports!) in the world today that knows such severe punishment like the WDFPF. If an athlete is tested positive he will be banned FOR LIFE and all past results will be erased.


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The official results of the Swiss Powerlifting Championships (SDFPF) 2016 – Lausanne:

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Best Lifter:

1. Edmund Prizeman 394.91
2. Ramon Gysin 381.20
3. Mauro Calderara 353.89

1. Linda Morgenthaler 272.89
2. Tanja Zwicky 245.97
3. Katia Kellenberger 240.34

Congratulations to everyone for your fantastic performance and great achievements!

Results Team CrossFit Basel:

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Monika Kohler, Swiss Champion M4/-70kg:

Backsquat: 85kg (Swiss Record)
Bench Press: 50kg (Swiss Record)
Deadlift: 102.5kg (European Record)
Total: 237.5kg (European Record)/181.33 points

85kg Kniebeugen (CH Rekord) – Monika Kohler-Wiesli @ 69.3kg M4 – SDFPF Powerlifting Schweizermeisterschaft 2016 – Lausanne from CrossFit Basel on Vimeo.

Sonja Gysin, Swiss Champion M3/-58.5kg:

Backsquat: 55kg (Swiss Record)
Bench Press: 38kg (Swiss Record)
Deadlift: 110kg (Swiss Record)
Total: 203kg (Swiss Record)/179.15 points

110kg Kreuzheben (CH Rekord) – Sonja Gysin @ 58.2kg M3 – SDFPF Powerlifting Schweizermeisterschaft 2016 – Lausanne from CrossFit Basel on Vimeo.

Aline Seebacher, Swiss Champion SR/-70kg:

Backsquat: 100kg
Bench Press: 67.5kg
Deadlift: 122.5kg
Total: 290kg/238.82 points

122.5kg Kreuzheben – Aline Seebacher @ 63.2kg SR – SDFPF Powerlifting Schweizermeisterschaft 2016 – Lausanne from CrossFit Basel on Vimeo.

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Fisnik Kuçi, Swiss Champion JR/-75kg:

Backsquat: 107.5kg
Bench Press: 77.5kg
Deadlift: 167.5kg
Total: 352.5kg/242.31 points

167.5kg Kreuzheben – Fisnik Kuçi @ 71.9kg JR – SDFPF Powerlifting Schweizermeisterschaft 2016 – Lausanne from CrossFit Basel on Vimeo.

Fiorino D’Angelo, 4th place SR/-100kg:

Backsquat: 110kg
Bench Press: 75kg
Deadlift: 170kg
Total: 355kg/197.56 points

170kg Kreuzheben – Fiorino D'Angelo @ 99.0kg SR – SDFPF Powerlifting Schweizermeisterschaft 2016 – Lausanne from CrossFit Basel on Vimeo.

Ramon Gysin, Swiss Champion SR/-100kg:

Backsquat: 260kg
Bench Press: 160kg
Deadlift: 265kg
Total: 685kg/381.20 points

160kg Bankdrücken – Ramon Gysin @ 99.0kg SR – SDFPF Powerlifting Schweizermeisterschaft 2016 – Lausanne from CrossFit Basel on Vimeo.


Find the best lifts of Team CrossFit Basel on vimeo.


Are you interested in hosting one of my Powerlifting Seminars?

Get back to me via rg@crossfitbasel.ch.



Reports from the past:

2015:

Swiss Championships

World Single Lift Championships

World Championships

2014:

Swiss Championships

European Championships

World Single Lift Championships

World Championships

2013:

Swiss Championships

2012:

Swiss Championships

European Single Lift Championships

World Championships

2011:

Swiss Championships

2010:

World Championships


2009:

Swiss Championships

Strong(wo)man: Swiss Championship Log Lift & Axle Bar Deadlift 2016

On Saturday April 2nd the Swiss Strongman Federation hosted the swiss championship in Log Lift & Axle Bar Deadlift in Lucerne at the GO-Active fitness exhibition.

CrossFit Basel was represented with four athletes, Vanessa Grosdanoff, Bogdan Krumov, Bruce Phillips and Headcoach Ramon Gysin.

In a last (wo)man standing style contest athletes competed in two different events. Athletes could skip a weight or jump in whenever they wanted. It was a short but intense competition. The ranking in each event was added to one final ranking.

All CFBS athletes did extremely well, here are their results:

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Women:

1. Vanessa Grosdanoff

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Men:

2. Ramon Gysin
5. Bogdan Krumov
6. Bruce Phillips

Axle Bar Deadlift:

Vanessa took first place with a new swiss record of 185kg:

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Ramon took second place with 300kg:

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Bogdan took 5th with 240kg:

Bruce took 6th with 220kg.

Log Lift:

Vanessa tied first place with Larissa, pressing 55kg overhead.

Ramon took 2nd with a new personal best of 127kg:

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Bogdan and Bruce shared fifth place.

Reebok CrossFit Games Open WOD 16.1

photocredit: Gee Jay

photocredit: Gee-Jay

Headcoach Ramon Gysin sums up the numbers, what, why and how of Open WOD 16.1:

One year ago I wrote:

„First week down. The box is literally vibrating. Five weeks in which everyone is nervous and the air is full of tension.

I love the opens and I hate it as well. I love it, because people seem to be more alive. They want to achieve something – they have goals they want to reach, they compete against each other. I love to see their smiles if they did much better than expected.

I also love to see their fear cause I know this experience will teach them a lesson in life as well.

I hate it (sarcasm right there ;)) because it is extremely time consuming and it’s hardly possible to get any other work done during these five weeks. Our team invests plenty of extra time and effort to make this happen for you!“

Well, this did not really change! It’s one of my favourite times of the year, people are alive, they share there success, they suffer together, workout together, have fun together!

104 athletes registered for our two boxes!

SAMSUNG CSC

photocredit Oli Franklin

Thursdaynight, February 25th 2016, the first WOD of the CrossFit Games Open was released. We were all eagerly waiting to see what they came up with this time. Here’s what we got:

Workout 16.1

Complete as many rounds and reps as possible in 20 minutes of:
25-ft. overhead walking lunge
8 burpees
25-ft. overhead walking lunge
8 chest-to-bar pull-ups

Men lunge 95 lb.
Women lunge 65 lb.

All details here.

This workout revealed, wether you have done your cardio homework or not. I quote Jami from „The Training Plan“: „Suckfest“.

With the lunges also a new movement has been introduced.

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photocredit Oli Franklin

Rankings so far in Region Europe:

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Ouch, page 2 on the leaderboard. We do not like this. But this is the reality. Team CrossFit Basel currently ranked 69. Part of this reality:

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27’000 entries in Europe. Almost 300’000 athletes put in a score for 16.1. CrossFit as a sport is getting bigger and bigger and also much more competitive. Whereas last year 390 teams battled for the 20 spots allowing them to compete at the Meridian Regionals, this year a whopping number of close to 480 teams registered (2014: 360). This shows the immense and accelerated growth in competitive CrossFit.

In some regions our score would be good enough for Top 20. In other regions Top 50. In EVERY other region we would rank higher than our current standing. This puts our efforts in perspective (but doesn’t help at all).

Other Teams struggle as well. CF Turicum, participating at the Games last year are currently sitting on rank 20 in a workout which is normally in their realm (high rep, bodyweight/low weight, cardio). Other new teams perform strong. Teams form, teams are built. Teams are built with ambition.

Official analysis from the games site.

Current standings of CrossFit Basel and CrossFit Basel Downtowns internal Open competition:

WOD-Nit (Nicole) 26
Bully Buddies (Andi) 19
DT Outlaws (Lorenz) 29
Team Hoff 27
Bomb Squad (Döne) 34

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The spirit points go to Döne and Nicole, they supported and briefed their team all weekend long! Fantastic work guys!

Men Overall:

1. Tom Schwander (1151)

2. Joel Wächter (1186)

3. Basil Bard (1219)

4. Nikola Jevtic (1463)

5. Ramon Gysin (1976)

Sascha Albini Masters 40-44 (40)

Women Overall:

1. Alessia Wälchli (104)

2. Pascale Herrmann (298)

3. Jessica Preiss (443)

4. Aline Seebacher (685)

5. Nora Jäggi (795)

Nicole Reichmuth Masters 45-49 (12)

Men WOD 16.1

1. Tom Schwander (236 reps)

2. Joel Wächter (235)

3. Basil Bard (234)

4. Nikola Jevtic (230)

5. Sascha Albini (220)

Guest Coach Oli Franklin beat all of our athletes with an outstanding score of 247 reps. As he is registered at his home box CrossFit Lapa in Rio de Janeiro (where he co owns the Hostel Mambembe) his score will not count towards our team.

Women WOD 16.1

1. Alessia Wälchli (252)

2. Pascale Herrmann (225)

3. Jessica Preiss (215)

4. Aline Seebacher (200)

5. Nora Jäggi (195)

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photocredit: Oli Franklin



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