More details have been released for the 2015 CrossFit Invitational.
This year, the team event is heading back to Europe where the first two Inviationals were held. The 2015 showpiece will take place from 4-6 p.m. CET on Sunday, December 6 at the Caja Mágica in Madrid, Spain, the home of the professional tennis event: The Madrid Open.
HQ has just announced that tickets to the 2015 CrossFit Invitational will go on sale to the public this Wednesday, October 7, through the CrossFit Games website which can be found by clicking here.
Tickets will cost €50.
In addition, CrossFit has also annonced that affiliates with the most spectators will be invited to compete in a friendly ‘affiliate competition’ at the Caja Mágica on Saturday, December 5 (the day before the Invitational). Each invited affiliate will put forward one man and one woman.
Just like previous years, Reebok, Rogue, Compex, and others will be onsite supporting the community event and the 2015 CrossFit Invitational.
We detailed each of the four teams competing in the event when they were released last month, but here is a quick look at them all again:
Ben Smith – Current CrossFit Games champion and two time podium finisher.
Dan Bailey – 4th place finisher at the 2015 CrossFit Games.
Chyna Cho – 6th place finisher at the 2015 CrossFit Games.
Lindsey Valenzuela – Finished 7th at the 2015 CrossFit Games and former podium finisher.
Rich Froning (coach) – Four time CrossFit Games champion.
Ben Garard – CrossFit Games rookie who finished 15th at the 2015 Games.
Kevin Manuel – New Zealander who finished 17th in his first appearance at the Games in 2015.
Kara Webb – CrossFit veteran who finished 5th at the 2015 CrossFit Games
Tia-Clair Toomey – Blasted onto the CrossFit scene finishing 2nd in her first appearance at the Games in 2015.
Rob Forte (coach) – Five time CrossFit Games competitior and two-time Regional champion.
Katrin Davidsdottir – Current CrossFit Games champion after upstaging all the big names in 2015.
Sara Sigmundsdottir – 3rd place finisher at the 2015 CrossFit Games and held the lead going into the final event.
Jonne Koski – Made his CrossFit Games debut as a teenager and finished 9th at the 2015 competition.
Samantha Briggs (coach) – 2013 CrossFit Games champion and 4th place finisher at the 2015 Games.
Camille Leblanc-Bazinet – 2014 CrossFit Games champion and 13th place finiser in 2015.
Emily Abbott – 8th place finisher at the 2015 CrossFit Games.
Lucas Parker – Bearded CrossFit veteran and 14th place finisher at the 2015 Games.
Alex Vigneault – Finished 11th at the 2015 CrossFit Games.
Michelle Letendre (coach) – 18th place finisher at the 2015 CrossFit Games.