Tuesday, 28 July 2015

Champion of the Day: Katrin Tanja Davidsdottir

CrossFit Games
Fittest on Earth


Nope - still can't believe it. WHAT an incredible week - Fittest on EARTH.
Best moment of my life. It truly means the world to me.


After the first few events Australia's Kara Webb held the lead, and thereafter Katrin's compatriot Sara Sigmundsdottir led until late on the final day. As Sigmundsdottir faltered, Katrin stepped up to take the lead going into the last event. She won it, and with it the title of "Fittest on Earth" at her third Games.


Sigmundsdottir had to be content with 3rd, and with Australia's Tia-Clair Toomey a surprise second, it means the top three women this year are all aged 22. Maybe a changing of the guard? suggests Aiden, our CrossFit oracle. Athletes coming into the sport younger and maybe focusing purely on CrossFit from a young age?


And why wouldn't they? Along with her trophy, the former gymnast and Olympic weightlifter pocketed a cheque for $275,000, although I doubt very much that was what drove her on as she sprinted towards the finish line in the final event.


Find out what Katrin does next on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook.

All the Games you'll ever want are on the Games website and YouTube channel.

Enjoy! And thanks to Aiden, as always, for his expertise.

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