How to Watch the CrossFit Open 20.4 Workout Announcement

As the 2020 CrossFit Open heads into its fourth week of competition and athletes battle it out for the top score (and to qualify for the 2020 CrossFit Games next year), the stakes—and feats of strength, conditioning, and agility—are ever-higher.

If you’re unfamiliar with the Open’s format, just know that WODs are announced around the world every Thursday over the course of five weeks, with scores due the following Monday. (If you want more details, check out this helpful video.)

This Thursday, October 31 (Halloween!), the Bay Area’s Diablo CrossFit will stream the 20.4 workout announcement on its YouTube channel at 7:50 p.m. EST/4:50 p.m. PST, according to Boxrox. At 8:00 p.m. EST/5 p.m. PST, the box will host American athletes Ben Smith, Sean Sweeney, and Jason Carroll as they take on the 20.4.. The match-up is sure to be impressive: Smith won the CrossFit Games in 2015 and was the only champ between Rich Froning and Mat Fraser’s four-peats. Sweeney (a.k.a. the CrossFit Cowboy) is a three-time CrossFit Games athlete, and Carroll finished 12th in last year’s Open.

You can also watch the CrossFit Open workout 20.4 live announcement through the Italian Showdown’s YouTube channel, if you speak Italian or want to see some of the country’s strongest competitors go head-to-head. The event will feature Stefano Carosso and Marta Ricottini, both of whom were among the top placers in their country in the last Open event.

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OPEN WORKOUT 20.4 – 🇮🇹 Nella notte tra Giovedì 31 Ottobre e Venerdì 1 Novembre presenteremo l'Open Workout 20.4 dal vivo presso CrossFit Varese e in diretta streaming sul canale YouTube del CrossFit Italian Showdown 👉 LINK IN BIO – – – Il workout sarà dimostrato da due degli atleti più amati e più forti d'Italia: – STEFANO CAROSSO • Miglior italiano al CrossFit Italian Showdown 2019 • 2° classificato in Italia agli Open 2019 – MARTA RICOTTINI • Migliore italiana al CrossFit Italian Showdown 2019 • 6° classificata in Italia agli Open 2019 – L'evento sarà condotto da Zoran Filicic, commentatore sportivo di Eurosport, insieme a Giulia Salvi, speaker di Virgin Radio. Analisi tecnica di Matteo Piran, CrossFit L3 Trainer. Ospite Matteo Pozzati, CrossFit HQ Country Manager. – – – PROGRAMMA – GIOVEDÌ 31/10 DALLE 22:30 • Apertura al pubblico • Affiliate Gathering con Matteo Pozzati – GIOVEDÌ 31/10 DALLE 23:55 • Pre-show in diretta • Annuncio e dimostrazione 20.4 • After-show e chiusura – VENERDÌ 1/11 DALLE 10:30 • Il tuo 20.4 con i nostri giudici – ATTENZIONE: POSTI ESAURITI, NON SI ACCETTANO ULTERIORI PRENOTAZIONI! – – – L'evento è offerto da:
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★ @reebokitaly – – – 🏋️‍♂️ @stefanocarosso @marta_ricottini 🎙️ @viaggio_solo @giuliasalvi 👨‍🏫 @matteo_piran @matteopozzati_cf 📍 @crossfitvarese – #CrossFitItalia #CrossFitVarese #CrossFitGames #CrossFitOpen #InTheOpen #20point4 – #CrossFit #ItalianShowdown #ISD20 #FeelTheEnergy #Sanctionals

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There are also a few more ways to watch: The CrossFit Games posts entire events on YouTube (also featured on the website homepage). If you check right now, you can watch footage from last week’s 20.3 workout.

Good luck to everyone competing in the Open at their home box—but remember, if you want to try out any of the WODs on your own outside of the competition, you be focused on safety. Last week, Men’s Health‘s fitness director Ebenezer Samuel C.S.C.S. gave some tips about the 20.3 workout. Once we find out what’s coming with 20.4, we’ll share some more guidance so you can crush that WOD, too.

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