What’s that you say? You don’t have double unders? You’re thinking about skipping 14.1 altogether? We understand. Everyone that ‘has double unders’ has started in that very same place. Skipping 14.1 WOULD BE A MISTAKE, and here’s why.
-PRs happen in the Open. That’s a fact. (How exciting would it be to get your first DU in the Open?)
-You have 10 designated minutes to try for your doubles, so at the very least, you get to practice.
-Getting a low score in this WOD, this year, means NOTHING of your future in CrossFit. Coach Sean did this workout the first time it was programmed in 2011. He didn’t have DUs, and scored sub 10 points. Last year…he went to Regionals. Getting good takes time, and this isn’t your last Open.
-In 2012, I scored SEVEN wall balls in TWELVE minutes during 12.4. SEVEN!! I could NOT get that 14 pound ball to the target. The following year, I got over 100. So much can happen in a year, how will you know how impressive your improvements are, if you don’t record where you start.
-Come in, grab your rope, grimace, sweat, curse, cry, laugh, trip, succeed. Take whatever comes, and be a part of the experience. The Open is your chance as a CrossFitter to participate in the worldwide CrossFit Community. Do YOUR 14.1. Record your score. Earn your spot.