REBEL Renegade Games

This competition is one of the official CrossFit Semifinals and corresponds to the African region.

DateMay 19 - 21
LocationUniversity of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa.
Divisions: individual 30 men, 30 women and 20 teams.
Final Leaderboard: Here
They qualify for Games: 1 man, woman and team

africa crossfit semifinal 2023

CrossFit Games 2023 Invitation Received

Individual

Female: Michelle Basnett
Male: Jason Smith

Team

1.- CrossFit FBDV Mayhem Africa

Where can it be viewed?

YouTube video
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Individual results

For time: 

3,000-m Echo Bike 
Hand-over-hand pull (84 feet)
2,000-m Assault AirRunner
Hand-over-hand pull (84 feet)
1,000-m SkiErg 
Hand-over-hand pull (92 feet)

Time cap: 30 minutes

♀ 180 lb / 81 kg
β™‚ 225 lb / 102 kg

1.- GILMARI REYNEKE 30:14 / JASON SMITH 25:56
2.- ALICIA STOOP 30:14 / DANIEL GRIESEL 26:30
3.- EMMA OLLEY 30:14 / ESTIAN FERREIRA 26:41
4.- MAXX KLYNSMITH 30:14 / JUSTIN HOLLIDAY 27:33
5.- MICHELLE BASNETT 30:14 / DAMIEN BOTES 28:22

Overall record of the event:
Jennifer Muir 23:47 / Zac Thomas 21:51

As many reps as possible in 3 minutes of:

5 ring complexes
20 single-leg squats
Max burpees over box

Complete 3 rounds, resting 1 minute between rounds. Score is total reps across the 3 rounds. 

♀ Wear a 10-lb ruck, 24-inch box
β™‚ Wear a 20-lb ruck, 30-inch box

1.- CHRISTINA LIVADITAKIS 111 / RUAN POTGIETER 117
2.- GILMARI REYNEKE 103 / DARREN ZURNAMER 113
3.- MICHELLE BASNETT 102 / JASON SMITH 109
4.- LAURA HUME 93 / JAMES VAN DONGEN 107
5.- MARISKA SMIT 90 / JOSH KERNOT 105

Overall record of the event:
Emma Lawson 61 reps / Jonne Koski 57 rep

1.- GILMARI REYNEKE 196 / JASON SMITH 192
2.- MICHELLE BASNETT 176 / RUAN POTGIETER 168
3.- MAXX KLYNSMITH 164 / JAMES VAN DONGEN 164
4.- LAURA HUME 160 / KEALAN HENRY 140
5.- MARISKA SMIT 144 / CONRAD WINNERTZ 140

For time: Semifinals Linda - 10, 9, 8, 7, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1 reps of: 

Deadlifts
Dumbbell bench presses
Squat cleans

Time cap: 17 minutes

♀ 220-lb / 99 kg deadlifts, 60-lb / 27 kg dumbbells, 105-lb squat cleans 
β™‚ 295-lb / 133 kg deadlifts, 90-lb / 40 kg dumbbells, 145-lb squat cleans

1.- MEGAN FAUL 17:03 / KEALAN HENRY 15:15
2.- GEMMA RADER 17:11 / JUSTIN HOLLIDAY 16:29
3.- CHRISTINA LIVADITAKIS 17:16 / RUAN CONRADIE 16:47
4.- MICHELLE BASNETT 17:25 / AMR SALEH 17:06
5.- MARISKA SMIT 17:26 / DANIEL GRIESEL 17:08

Overall record of the event:
Amanda Barnhart 11:46 / Colten Mertens 11:06

For load:

Run 800 m
Max snatch

Time cap: 6 minutes. Following the time cap, athletes will have 2 minutes to reset for Test 5.

Overall record of the event:
Hannah Black 215 lb / Tudor Magda 325 lb

For time:

8 snatches 
Run 800 m 

Time cap: 6 minutes 

♀ 125 lb / 56 kg
β™‚ 185 lb / 84 kg

Overall record of the event:
Sydney Wells 3:09 / Jelle Hoste 2:56.25

1.- MARISKA SMIT 424 pts / JASON SMITH 408 pts
2.- MICHELLE BASNETT 413 pts / JUSTIN HOLLIDAY 385 pts
3.- GILMARI REYNEKE 404 pts / CONRAD WINNERTZ 356 pts
4.- CHRISTINA LIVADITAKIS 382 pts / KEALAN HENRY 332 pts
5.- EMMA OLLEY 364 pts / DUTOIT BOTHA 319 pts

For time:

20 overhead squats
500-m row
3 handstand walk pyrouettes
2 seated legless rope climbs
20 strict chest-to-wall handstand push-ups
2 seated legless rope climbs
3 handstand walk pyrouettes
500-m row 
20 overhead squats

Time cap: 15 minutes (men); 16 minutes (women)

♀ 125 lb / 56 kg
β™‚ 185 lb / 83 kg

3 rounds for time of:

15/10 Echo Bike calories 
20 toes-to-bars
60-foot sandbag bear-hug carry

Time cap: 6 minutes

♀ 150 lb / 68 kg
β™‚ 200 lb / 91 kg

Team results

4 rounds for time, with one member at each station, of:

2.5K/2K Echo Bike*.
800-m run*.
Bear-hug sandbag hold*.
150 double-unders
10 Worm clean and jerks

Time cap: 28 minutes 

*Athletes must change stations every round.

♀ 150-lb / 68 kg sandbag 
β™‚ 200-lb / 91 kg sandbag

In MF pairs for 15 minutes, complete as many rounds and reps as possible of: 

3 synchro muscle-ups: 1 partner on the rings, 1 partner on the bar
5 synchro thrusters,

*1 pair works while the other rests, then switch.
**Add +2 muscle-ups and +5 thrusters after both pairs complete the round.

♀ 65-lb / 29 kg thrusters 
β™‚ 95-lb / 43 kg thrusters

1.- CROSSFIT FBDV MAYHEM AFRICA
2.- CAPE CROSSFIT WOLFPACK
3.- CROSSFIT 10 STAR HYBRIDS
4.- CROSSFIT TIJGER VALLEY SYNERGY
5.- CROSSFIT JUGGERNAUT UNSTOPPABLE

As a relay (F/M/F/M), complete:

(F1 and M1)

400-m sprint
10 dumbbell bench presses
15 unbroken single-leg squats, leg 1
15 unbroken single-leg squats, leg 2
3 handstand pyrouettes

(F2 and M2)

400-m sprint
15 dumbbell bench presses
10 unbroken single-leg squats, leg 1
10 unbroken single-leg squats, leg 2
3 handstand pyrouettes

Time cap: 16 minutes

♀ 60-lb / 27 kg dumbbells
β™‚ 90-lb / 41 kg dumbbells

5 rounds for time, in M/F pairs, of:

MF Pair 1 starts:

10/7 row calories
10 (each) synchro alternating dumbbell snatches (β™‚90 lb. 40 kg/♀60 lb 27.5 kg)
15 (each) 24-inch box jumps, alternating

MF Pair 2 starts:

10/7 ski calories
20 (each) synchro alternating dumbbell snatches (β™‚70 lb 32 kg /♀50 lb 22.5 kg) 
10 (each) 30-inch box jumps, alternating

*When both pairs have completed a round, switch positions for the following round.
**Pair 1 will row 3 times and ski 2 times.
***Pair 2 will ski 3 times and row 2 times.

Time cap: 15 minutes

1.- CROSSFIT FBDV MAYHEM AFRICA
2.- CAPE CROSSFIT WOLFPACK
3.- CROSSFIT 10 STAR HYBRIDS
4.- CROSSFIT TIJGER VALLEY SYNERGY
5.- CROSSFIT JUGGERNAUT UNSTOPPABLE

1 minute max-rep cleans (weight 1, lightest)
2 minutes rest

1 min max-rep cleans (weight 2)
2 minutes rest

1 min max-rep cleans (weight 3, heaviest)

♀ 195, 215, 235 lb / 88, 97.5, 106.5 kg
β™‚ 275, 295, 315 lb / 124.5, 134, 143 kg

For time:

15 Worm burpees
15 Worm squats  

Women complete 1 seated legless rope climb (each)
Men complete 10 strict chest-to-wall handstand push-ups (each)

Switch

15 Worm burpees
15 Worm squats

Women complete 2 legless rope climbs (each)
Men complete 15 strict handstand push-ups (each)

Switch

15 Worm burpees
15 Worm squats

Women complete 3 rope climbs each
Men complete 20 handstand push-ups each

Switch

15 Worm burpees
15 Worm squats 

Time cap: 16 minutes