SAVE THE DATE The Open starts in 48 daysOn Oct. 10, 2019, athletes from all over the world will gather locally to participate, compete, and enjoy camaraderie in 20.1, the first workout of the 2020 Reebok CrossFit Games Open. What makes the CrossFit community unique is its inimitable diversity, paired with a stubborn willingness to come together to work out and have fun. This is more than a competition; it is a celebration of fitness and individual triumphs owned by individuals from all walks of life. National champions and the fittest in many categories will be found alongside personal victories of immeasurable value. Five hundred athletes participated in the 2019 CrossFit Games, while hundreds of thousands watched from Madison and afar. The athletes represented 114 different countries around the world, stepping into the competition spotlight as local heroes and ambassadors. For one week, the CrossFit Games served as an international platform for a collision of cultures, ideas, celebration, fitness, and food. In a season marked by change and new beginnings, this year’s CrossFit Games gave center stage to the celebration of a vibrant global community. At the beginning of the season, CrossFit, Inc. emphasized that the unfolding narrative of the Sport of Fitness is no longer solely CrossFit’s story to tell. In that spirit, many stepped up to capture and share the rich array of stories that make the community unique and special.