HERMOSA BEACH, California - The CrossFit Games are the highest test to find the Fittest Man and Woman on Earth. They are known as a grueling and extreme test for the world’s toughest athletes and an exciting experience for spectators. Since its inaugural games in 2007, the CrossFit Games have become “one of the fastest growing sports in America,” according to Forbes. This year, the Crossfit games have added paddle boarding into the mix of physical tests to see how fit its participance truly are.
As water sports have almost always been included as some sort of test in the Crossfit Games, Crossfit Games Director Dave Castro decided to implement paddle boarding into this years tests. In preparation for the games which begin today in Hermosa Beach, California, Castro was recommended non other than shaper Brian Szymanski to shape the 50 or so boards necessary for the games.
In the video below, Szymanski and Castro discuss paddle boarding and its inclusion into this year's games. Check it out below and let us know what your think! Will you be watching the 2015 Crossfit Games?