Over 1000 athletes are ready to battle it out on the beach at Canada's Largest Functional Fitness Event! Over 1000 of the fittest athletes around are ready to hit some workouts as they step way outside their boxes and their comfort zones in Wasaga Beach this weekend for the UG Beach WOD 5th Annual event!
Leaving behind the comforts of the indoor gym. These athletes will be tested with workouts at Wasaga Beach's main beach area. The UG Series presented by Reebok is celebrating the 5th annual event, what started in 2012 with 124 athletes has grown over the past 5 years to have over 1000 athlete compete, from all across Canada, and this year, around the world.
For the 5th Annual event UG Series has expanded many areas, from registration numbers, to vendor village, the emcee is coming in from Miami ( Dylan Malitsky ) has emceed some of the biggest functional fitness events in the US including the Reebok CrossFit Games for the past 4 years. UG Series has teamed up with Wheel WOD (run by local ParaOlympic Gold Medalist Chris Stoutenburg) for their adaptive (Wheel chair) athlete championships. WheelWOD athletes are flying in from Brazil, Australia, and all across the US to compete on Friday and Saturday night. The only Canadian competing in the WheelWOD championship is Cindy Ouellet, who is gearing up to compete for the Canadian ParaOlympics Wheelchair basket team at the 2016 ParaOlympics Games. Event Competition Schedule Includes;
Friday from 5pm RX Individual Athletes, WheelWOD Championships
Saturday beginning at 9am - 7pm - RX Teams, Semi Pro Teams, WheelWOD Championships
Sunday beginning at 9am - 4pm - Beginner Teams, Amateur Teams, Masters Individuals (40+)
The 3 day event this year is free for spectators to come and enjoy, with free clinics also running throughout the weekend. From Olympic Lifting Clinics lead by National Level Weightlifters, and Future Canadian Olympians, to gymnastics, Strongman, and more.
UG Series welcomes all to come and check out all that is happening this weekend at the main beach area in Wasaga Beach.
Join as Over 1000 athletes battle it out on the beach at Canada's Largest Functional Fitness Event!
What: To over a thousand athletes competing in multiple workouts
When: Beginning with Free Clinics on Friday, July 8th at 2pm through to Sunday, July 10th at 4pm.
Where: 180 Beach Drive, Wasaga Beach, (Main Beach Area between 2nd and 3rd Street)