UPDATE: Through two rounds of competition at the 2013 Reebok CrossFit Games, Tallahassee's Collen Fahey is on top of the leaderboard in the Masters Women 50-54 year-old age group.
Fahey solidified her top position by beating out the field, finishing first place in the second workout of the day in a Push Drag Pull event. Fahey finished 30 handstand pushups, a sled drag, and 30 pull ups in 5:25.
It's been a great first day in California for the firstime CrossFit Games competitor, Fahey. She finished second in the first workout of the day, and leads the competition by 30 points.
Points are awarded based on final standings in workouts (100 points for first place, 95 for second, etc).
Fahey and the rest of the competitors will take the field again tomorrow for two more workouts.
CARSON, Calif. - Entering the 2013 Reebok CrossFit Games, Colleen Fahey didn't have too far to climb to reach the top of her age group.
After the first competition of the games, she has even less distance to make up.
Entering the week ranked 5th in the Masters Women 50-54 year-old group, Fahey finished the first workout of the games in second place.
Fahey and her competition went through a Tuesday morning workout called "Nancy", where they raced through five rounds of a 400-meter run followed by 15 overhead squats with 65 pounds of resistance.
The group will continue workouts through Thursday before a champion is crowned.