2019 Halfway There Throwdown WINNERS What a phenomenal weekend is behind us. We had 200 Elite Athletes out of 17 different countries who competed for a spot in the 2019 Halfway There Throwdown finals. Only the very TOP40 Male and Female athletes earned their position to showcase their fitness over 3 intense days in Bielefeld. Some came to learn, some to perform and some to compete. And compete they did. Through 8 challenging events across 3 days Luka Djukic and Anna Donauer showcased their elite fitness and secured the top spot on the podium and 1000€ prize money. [...]
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Spectator Tickets will go on sale Wednesday, August 14th, and be available here. These tickets provide access to all competition events on a specific day, with the exception of possible individual events outside of the venue. Spectator Tickets are priced as follows (not including a 1,65€ provider fee): Friday – free Saturday – 7,25€ Sunday – 7,25€
Accommodation at the 2019 Halfway There Throwdown For the second year in a row we partnered with the Quality Hotel Bielefeld to provide you a great option for your accommodation. The Hotel is within walking distance to the main venue and offers 53 double and twin rooms, 39 single rooms, including 3 rooms with disabled access. Rooms available and conditions are as follows: Single Room @55€ / night incl. Breakfast Twin Room @68€ / night incl. Breakfast Double Room @73€ / night incl. Breakfast In order to reserve a room please call +49 (0)5205 93 60 and ask [...]
In curtesy to The Forge Concept the 2019 Halfway There Throwdown will increase the prize purse and extend the payout to the 6th and 7th placed Athlete. The prize money distribution for each gender will be as follows in 2019: 1st Place - 1000€ 2nd Place - 500€ 3rd Place - 250€ 4th Place - 150€ 5th Place - 150€ 6th Place - 100€ 7th Place - 100€
Behind the Scenes 2018 - Day 3 Final Day at the 2018 Halfway There Throwdown. A swim sprint started the day before a Cut down to the TOP24 Athletes determined who will be battling for the title "Fittest Athlete" and take home 1000€. Watch more: Behind the Scenes - Day 1 Behind the Scenes - Day 2 Behind the Scenes - Day 3
The 2019 Halfway There Throwdown will reward 4000€ to the fittest Athletes competing. We are eager to expand the prize money to help reward the athlete who finished outside the podium. This year the fourth and fifth placed Athlete will take home 150€ and 100€ respectively. The prize for the fourth ranked athlete matches what the winners took home in 2017. The prize money distribution for each gender will be as follows in 2019: 1st Place - 1000€ 2nd Place - 500€ 3rd Place - 250€ 4th Place - 150€ 5th Place - 100€
Behind the Scenes 2018 - Day 2 Athletes were facing the unknown on a trail run where they only knew the time cap. No road map, no distance. Just run and figuring it out on the fly. Josef Hesse from CrossFit Schmelztiegel found himself in his wheelhouse being a weightlifter. The battle between Kevin Winkens and Hendrik Senf becomes more thrilling. Watch more: Behind the Scenes - Day 1 Behind the Scenes - Day 2 Behind the Scenes - Day 3
The Dottir will return It has been her first trip to Germany as the Icelandic native qualified for the 2018 Halfway There Throwdown. She was all smiles arriving at the venue and seeing the location for the first time. Fanney works as a bootcamp instructor at CrossFit XY in Iceland, while pursuing here Masters degree in Exercise Science. The expectations were high as Fanney placed 3rd overall after the 3 Online Qualifiers in September 2018. Her drive and cheerful attitude also impacted her competition. She placed 13th after failing to complete a Ring Muscle Up in the [...]
Agon Sports will join us as the official Assault AirBike Supplier. You will be able to purchase the Event Bikes at a reduced price through EMOM Fitness. Please check website for availability!
Volunteer at the 2019 Halfway There Throwdown Volunteer Registration for the 2019 Halfway There Throwdown is now open. In 2018 over 50 volunteers helped out making the event a grant success. This year we will upgrade this number to fill all the necessary shifts to make this competition an even more amazing experience for everyone involved. We are looking forward to welcome you on the Crew. If you have volunteered at the Halfway There Throwdown in the past, make note of that in your application. All volunteers must commit to at least two full days (three days for [...]