The 192 participants of the Lanzarote Summer Challenge exceed expectations in a duel of demanding tests and absolutely full of stands on the Islote de la Fermina and Playa del Reducto
The eighth edition of the Lanzarote Summer Challenge, the International CrossFit Championship that brings together some of the best athletes of the moment in Arrecife, This Saturday started with all the excitement of one of the most demanding disciplines, the adrenaline of live competition and the spectacle of live sport at the highest level. In one of the most impressive enclaves of the Lanzarote capital, the Islote de la Fermina, c
With absolutely packed stands and a spectacular atmosphere, the 192 participating athletes have had to face the most extreme exercises of strength, resistance, balance and speed. At stake, the prize for the best in the categories RX, Intermediate and Scale male and female, Team and Team Master-35.
Bars of up to 160 kilos, endless repetitions suspended on rings and jump ropes with a heavy rope to hinder their movements are just some of the tough tests they had to overcome. To the applause of the attendees and the encouragement of their teams, the participants walked several meters on their own hands or lifted more of their own weight on their heads.
In the team categories, the synchronization between both partners was also added.
The competition moved from the carpet to the sand, a luxurious setting in the heart of the Reducto beach to tour
r a kilometer run across the beach and a 100-meter swim in the sea. Impressive the effort of the athletes with their strength to the limit to reach the goal in the shortest possible time, the most outstanding, in less than 12 minutes.
At the close of this note, in the queen category, RX, some of the most outstanding athletes of the day and with the highest score were
Fernando Llaneza from Madrid, Sam Robinson from Britain and Bryan Hernández from Lanzarote, common in world competitions.
among the girlsThey were in the first positions
the athlete from Guadalajara Andrea Valenciano, the Grancanarian Ludivia Ortiz, weightlifting champion of the Canary Islands, and the Madrilenian Teresa Pereira.
With a very good position, Liana González and Aythami Oronoz in Scale, Claudia Rodríguez and Adán Díaz in Intermediate and the Kom Nuuu and Team Cartuchos Master teams.
This Sunday the competition resumes from 9:00 a.m. at Playa del Reducto. The celebration of the grand final of all categories will start at 11:20 on the Islote de la Fermina.
Lanzarote Summer Challenge 2022 is organized by CrossFit Lanzarote with the sponsorship of Promotur Islas Canarias, Arrecife City Council through its Department of Sports, the Cabildo de Lanzarote, the Lanzarote Foreign Promotion Society (SPEL-Turismo Lanzarote) through its European Sport Destination (ESD) brand, Art, Culture and Tourism Centers of Lanzarote and Clima Arquitectura. In collaboration with Singular WOD, Wod shop, Physiorelax, Iron Rostell, Nexis, FitnessManía, IFAL Institute of Advanced Physiotherapy of Lanzarote, Bake and Gains, Speed Power Factory, Hotel Playa Lancelot, Artisan Cheese Montaña de Haría, Hotel Diamar, Crumami, Plus Fariones Hotel & Apartments, Canglasses, Decathlon and Distribuciones Lácteos Sanmogán SL.