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Anders Larson
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It's Official: CFG Analysis Going on Hiatus
For the first couple of months after the Games, I kept thinking that I needed to get started on my Games recap and hopefully a few new analyses for the offseason.  I'd do it tomorrow, I thought, just after work and life slow down.  When would that happen?  ...

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Back from the Dead with More 2015 Games Analysis
In late July, I caught a break at work that allowed me to watch the 2015 CrossFit Games nearly uninterrupted from Friday through Sunday.  I kept up with the CFG Analysis Games Pick 'Em daily and took to Twitter several times a day to converse with others ab...

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Podcast Episode 13: Games Recap with Jesse Mager
Today Anders chats with Jesse Mager, aka JesseM, the second-place finisher in this year's Games Pick 'Em and the champion of last year's Games Pick 'Em. Anders and Jesse chat about how he was able to be so successful in the Pick 'Em, as well as thoughts on...

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Initial Games Thoughts
I needed a couple days to decompress from binge-watching this year's Games, but I've been able to do some preliminary analysis and put a few thoughts together.  I'll follow up in the next week or two with some more in-depth coverage of this year's Games and...

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Current Pick 'Em Standings (updating)
Standings below updated as of 7/23, with events 1 and 2 in the books.  These standings assume the current Games standings are final (which of course they are not).

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Podcast Episode 12: Games Preview
Today old friend and long-time CrossFitter Alex Punger joins the podcast to chat about the upcoming CrossFit Games. The two discuss the programming so far, which events they'd like to see repeated from the past, whether or not the softball toss should come...

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Reliving the Best Individual Event Performances in Games History
Today, with just over a week remaining until the 2015 CrossFit Games kick off, I've decided to look back at some of the most impressive individual event performances in recent Games history.  How to determine the "best" performances?  By using the standard ...

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2015 CFG Analysis Games Pick 'Em Now Open
Welcome to the CFG Analysis Games Pick 'Em!  This is our second year doing the contest after a pretty good first go-round in 2014. This year your picks will be submitted through a web form (link at the bottom of this post) rather than through the comments, ...

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2015 CFG Analysis Games Pick 'Em Starting Soon
The CFG Analysis Games Pick 'Em is back again this season, and the contest will open sometime in the next 1-2 weeks.  The general concept is the same as last season, so read up here if you aren't familiar.  However, I'll be making a few changes this season:...

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2015 Regional Review
After week 2 of this year's Regional season, I noted on this blog how many surprises we had seen to that point.  Well, week 3 brought more of the same, with big names like Julie Foucher missing the Games and more under-the-radar first-time Games qualifiers,...
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