Spirit of the Games CrossFit Open 13.1: Todd Guthrie

Each year at the CrossFit Games, they honor someone with the Spirit of the Games award. This honor goes to the ‘athlete who embodies the spirit of the sport.’

Each week during the 2013 CrossFit Open, No Excuses CrossFit will recognize a member it feels represented the Spirit of the Games. This week’s honor goes to …

Todd Guthrie scored 106 reps on Open WOD 13.1, which consisted of burpees and snatches. When Todd got to the 135-pound bar for the snatches, he was unable to perform a snatch. After several failed attempts, Todd was finally able to get a snatch. After that he was able to give five more reps. Todd’s perseverance embodied the spirit of the CrossFit Games.