Samantha Briggs: CrossFit Games Champion

Sam Briggs is an ageless CrossFit Games athlete. After winning the 2013 CrossFit Games, Briggs has continued to have an incredible career that includes winning the 2013 and 2014 CrossFit Opens.

Sam was also one of only a few athletes to win multiple Sanctional events in 2019 after placing first at both the Dubai CrossFit Championship and Australian CrossFit Championship.

Injuries took Sam Briggs away from competition during the 2014 CrossFit Games, and she participated in the masters category in 2018.

CountryUnited Kingdom
GymCrossFit Black Five
CoachKarl Steadman
Age37
Height5′ 7″
Weight135

2020 CrossFit Games Season

2020 CrossFit Open

Briggs powered through the 2020 CrossFit Open. After receiving harsh penalties in the first couple of workouts and completing the final workout with a lower extremity injury, she was still able to place near the top of the leaderboard. She has now secured an invite to return for another CrossFit Games appearance.

2019 CrossFit Games Season

CrossFit Games Finish18
2019 CrossFit SanctionalsDubai CrossFit Championship – 1st
Australian CrossFit Championship – 1st
2019 CrossFit Open Rank20
2019 Qualification MethodNational Champion

2019 CrossFit Games Pictures

2018 CrossFit Games Season

2018 CrossFit Games Finish
2018 CrossFit Open Rank29th

2017 CrossFit Games Season

2017 CrossFit Games Finish9th
2017 CrossFit Open Rank12th

2016 CrossFit Games Season

2016 CrossFit Games Finish4th
2016 CrossFit Open Rank2nd

2015 CrossFit Games Season

2015 CrossFit Games Finish4th
2015 CrossFit Open Rank82nd

2014 CrossFit Games Season

2014 CrossFit Games Finish
2014 CrossFit Open Rank1st

2013 CrossFit Games Season

2013 CrossFit Games Finish1st
2013 CrossFit Open Rank1st

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