Pic courtesy of BOXROX.

For the last announcement of the 2020 Open, previous CrossFit Games podium finishers Annie Thorisdottir and Patrick Vellner will go head to head at the Reebok HQ in Boston.

The live announcement of 20.5 is scheduled for November 7 at 5pm (Pacific Time, 6pm our time) and will be presented by Reebok and the opening Sanctional of the 2019-2020 season, CrossFit Filthy 150.

Annie Thorisdottir is a five-times podium finisher at the CrossFit Games and has been crowned Fittest Woman on Earth twice. Annie finished last year’s Open ranked 2nd worldwide.

Patrick Vellner is a three-times CrossFit Games podium finisher, including the title Second Fittest Man on Earth in 2018.  Click on the above pic to go to the Games home page.


4 Rounds:

70 Jumping Jacks

60 Mountain Climbers

50 Ab Mat Sit Ups

40 Squat Jumps

30 Ring or Stationary Dips

20 Burpees

10 Pull Ups

Video courtesy of Paradiso CrossFit.  With the Jump Squats, not caring how high you jump, rather that you get crease of the hip below the knee at the bottom of the squat, then extend the hips at the top as you jump, and jump high enough for air to pass under your feet.


Scaling Options:

Ab mat sit ups -> Feet anchored

Squat Jumps -> Air Squats

Dips -> Dips off a box or bench

Pull Ups -> Buddha Pull Ups

Video courtesy of Not Kris Roe.  Demo of Buddha Pull Ups


Cool Down:

Banded Tricep Stretch – 2 min per side


Cobra pose – 2 min



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