On-water rowing will be introduced at the CrossFit Strength in Depth, the Sanctional revealed earlier today on Instagram.
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We’re excited to announce a global exclusive…on-water rowing is coming to CrossFit®SiD 2020 Jan 24-26th ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ This event will be for Elite Individual athletes only ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Further details to be released next week ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ #CFSiD #sanctionals #preparedforanything
While the Sanctional also has a Masters and Elite teams categories, the on-water rowing event is only open to Elite Individuals. Full details will be released next week.
“Learnt to scull is the message right now.” Dr Cameron Nichol, founder of RowingWOD, wrote on Instagram.
Strength in Depth will be back in London in January 24-26.
This means athletes who have qualified have eight weeks to prepare for this new challenge.
What athletes have said:
- jheppner66: Dang that is sick!!!
- lisa_eble: That will be fun! Looking forward to it
- kelfriel: That is just amazing
Now on their second year, Sanctionals are showing the CrossFit world that they can live up to – if not best – Regionals. Filthy 150 in Ireland kicked off the 2020 season last weekend with an exciting competition, a great live stream and innovative and challenging programming. December will be host to the SouthFit Challenge in Argentina, the Pandaland CrossFit Challenge in China and the Dubai CrossFit Championship.
Have a look at the full Sanctionals calendar here.