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The final individual event was a surprise—in more ways than one. Combining raw strength with good ol' farmhand sensibility, competitors had to alternate double-unders (jumping rope where the rope has to pass twice under your feet with each jump) and whacking metal blocks down tracks with a neon orange sledgehammer. Elisabeth Akinwale, 33, was the frontrunner for the women.
Photo courtesy of CrossFit, Inc.
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