I’ve been involved with a number of CrossFit competitions of different sizes – from small, in-house events to massive, dub-step-dominated Throwdowns. Regardless of the size or the success of the event, one complaint always arises after the competition dust settles: judging.
The topic of judging is hardly unique to our sport. Referees in professional and collegiate sports are consistently blamed for poor game calling, ignorant decisions, and ethical violations. As the sport of…Continue
Posted on October 2, 2012 at 9:41am
I ended up judging a few workouts at Battlefit West this past weekend (Saturday, September 29, 2012, in Ontartio, CA). As I sit here on Monday morning with piping-hot black coffee, dual computer monitors, and a cell phone that just won't quit, my thoughts wander back to this past weekend's CrossFit competition and all the glorious maddness that was Battlefit West.
My first thoughts are about the amazing athletes I met, reconnected with, and judged during…Continue
Posted on October 1, 2012 at 10:00am — 2 Comments