This is the fifth week of the Open. Watch the CrossFit Open 19.5 Announcement on Thursday, the 21st of March at 5:00 PM, Pacific. Follow this page for leaks and updates as additional details become available.
CrossFit Open 19.5 Announcement: Where to Watch
You can find the free live stream to watch the announcement on the CrossFit Games website. We’ve also embedded the Miami stream below.
19.5 Live From Miami
Three-time Fittest Man on Earth Mathew Fraser 🇺🇸 vs. two-time Fittest Woman on Earth Tia-Clair Toomey – Athlete 🇦🇺 Mexico’s National Championship is on the line. Brenda Castro 🇲🇽 (1) will face Lea Schmidt 🇲🇽 (2) in the race for Mexico’s qualifying spot to the CrossFit Games. Don’t miss it. The Wodapalooza Fitness-Festival • The West Coast Classic.Posted by The CrossFit Games on Thursday, March 21, 2019
Each week, CrossFit empowers up to four affiliates to simultaneously announce the workout with athletes in multiple countries and languages.
Our friends at Morning Chalk Up will be doing a pre-show with Justin LoFranco and Armen Hammer in Dublin, starting at 4 PM Pacitic.
CrossFit and its affiliates make participating countries available the Wednesday before the event. With that information, check back here for updates as they come through.
Mat Fraser and Tia-Clair Toomey have posted via Instagram that they will be going head-to-head in Miami for the CrossFit Open 19.5 Announcement.
The posts went out early in the afternoon on Saturday. Fraser and Toomey are the reigning fittest-on-earth 2019 CrossFit Games champions.
**Update March 20th: athletes have been expanded to include Brenda Castro and Lea Schmidt.
Early reports from unconfirmed event sites state CrossFit Bua of Santry will host one of the 19.5 Open announcements. This appears to be in partnership with the creators of the Filthy 150 CrossFit sanctional event. Attending athletes look to include Travis Williams and Sean Sweeney, the CrossFit Cowboy.
An announcement will take place in Sydney, Australia. It will be hosted by CrossFit Ethos and the Down Under CrossFit Championship. Featured athletes will be Khan Porter and Jessica Coughlan.
Hosted by the CrossFit French Throwdown and CrossFit Silvius Brabo in Belgium, this event will feature athletes Lukas Esslinger, Jonne Koski, Carole Castellani, and Siri Rohmesmo.
Your Go-To Source
WeRFitness has been your go-to source for CrossFit Open Workout Announcements in previous weeks. Our staff monitors the internet for leaks and insider tips long before the commonly become publicly available.
Last week, WeRFitness staff reported CrossFit NCR would be hosting the 19.4 announcement on Tuesday – two days before the information became widely available.
Previous Week CrossFit Open Announcements
You can find our recent articles on the CrossFit Open workout announcements for 19.4, 19.3, 19.2, and 19.1.
Dont’ forget to read our strategy guides on more recent workouts, like our Ultimate Guide to 19.3 and our breakdown of 19.4.