Carbondale’s Robbie Davis making return to CrossFit Games
Robbie Davis has qualified for the CrossFit World Games for the second consecutive time, one year after finishing sixth in the world in his age group.
Davis, who owns CrossFit Bonedale in Carbondale, automatically qualified for the event because of his standing in CrossFit world rankings. Davis is currently ranked ninth in the Masters age group, which consists of athletes who are 40 to 44 years old.
Davis, 43, was also invited to competed in the CrossFit Southwest Regional — an event which includes competitors of all ages — which takes place May 30 to June 1 in Salt Lake City. Davis, as one of the top 200 competitors in the Masters age group, will compete in the three-day CrossFit Games beginning in July in Carson, Calif.
Joh Lipp reaches CrossFit regional again
Jon Lipp, co-owner of Sopris CrossFit in Carbondale, will take part in the CrossFit Games South West Regional at the end of this month.
The regional, which runs from May 30 to June 1, takes place in Salt Lake City. Top individuals in the regional will advance to the CrossFit World Games in Carson, Calif.
Lipp, a graduate of Montana State University, has co-owned the Carbondale gym since 2010. This is the fourth consecutive year that Lipp has competed at the regional level, and he will enter the regional as the No. 14 athlete in the nation-wide open division. The top 48 athletes in each region advance to the world games.
Area gym to send team to CrossFit regional
Glenwood Springs CrossFit will send a team to Salt Lake City to compete in the the CrossFit South West Regional, which will take place May 30 to June 1.
The gym, which will send a team to the regional for the first time in four tries this year, posted top-40 finishes in two of the four team workouts in the open division to earn a regional spot.
The team will compete against 30 teams from around a region that includes Colorado, Utah, New Mexico and Arizona. The event takes place at the South Towne Exposition Center in Salt Lake City and will be streamed on the Internet at http://www.games.crossfit.com.
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