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When they made it a team affair

While our personal favorite will always be the individual women's competition (because #girlpower), it's pretty inspiring to watch the CrossFit teams go at it as well. If there's one way to sand sprint to/from a 500m ocean swim, it's holding hands with your teammates.

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When they made average sled-pushes look wimpy

Like sled-pushes on steroids, this "Snail Push" requires athletes to push a giant drum filled with sandbags 40 feet across the field (a new event at this year's Games). Here, athlete Carly Fuhrer pushes through to take 33rd in the event.

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When they crushed the final day with American Ninja Warrior-level stuff

Think American Ninja Warrior skills are reserved for the people you see on TV? These peg board ascents—part of the final CrossFit Games workout called "Redemption"—show that these ladies are just as skilled, if not more. Watch the full video to see the serious strength these ladies have.

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When they engage in an epic battle for 1st place event finishes

Australia's Tia-Clair Toomey (2nd at the 2015 and 2016 Games) and Iceland's Katrin Tnaja Davidsdottir (who took 1st both years) battled it out during the Handstand Walk, Suicide Sprint, and the Plow on Saturday. According to this Crossfit Games Instagram post, Davidsdottir began the day in second, rose to first after Handstand Walk, then fell to second after the Suicide Sprint and recaptured the overall lead by winning The Plow. In the end, only 11 points separated the two athletes.

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When they show off on the rings

Think handstand push-ups are hard? Try them on rings, a lá CrossFit Games 2016 workout "The Separator." Here's, Camille Leblanc-Bazinet (who finished 21st among women) crushing them in the second-to-last day of competition. (She's just one of the crazy strong CrossFitters you need to follow on IG.)

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