Beyond the Whiteboard takes a look at the statistics behind the CrossFit Open.
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One of the best parts about a sport that’s as popular and numbers-driven as CrossFit is that you can get some very meaty data from the hordes of athletes who compete worldwide in the Open. It’s not hard to find out by clicking around the leaderboard that well over 150,000 people tried their hand at 18.1, but what do we know about their ages, their location, and who actually managed the Rx weight?
Thanks to the “Beyond the Whiteboard,” series we’re going deeper. The 18.1 analysis was just published on the Games website by Jonathan Kinnick of Beyond the Whiteboard. Kinnick lectures in economics at California State Polytechnic University and owns his own CrossFit® box — here are some of the most interesting findings.