Canadian Jeffrey Adler has been crowned the Fittest Man on Earth® following the 2023 CrossFit Games that tested athletes’ physicality, mental toughness, and grit for four high-intensity days. This is Adler’s first title since his debut at the 2019 CrossFit Games and consecutive appearances each following year.
He closed out the competition with two event wins and a total of 953 points. Adler is the first Canadian Men’s competitor to stand atop the podium since James Fitzgerald won the inaugural Games in 2007.
Individual Men, 2023 CrossFit Games | Final Standings
Here are the top 10 finishers in the Men’s Individual division at the 2023 CrossFit Games:
- Jeffrey Adler — 953 points | 2023 Fittest Man on Earth®
- Patrick Vellner — 837 points
- Roman Khrennikov — 801 points
- Brent Fikowski — 781 points
- Dallin Pepper — 778 points
- Jonne Koski — 771 points
- Chandler Smith — 743 points
- Jay Crouch — 728 points
- Lazar Dukic — 716 points
- Jelle Hoste — 710 points
Here’s an overview of Adler’s winning performance at the 2023 CrossFit Games, event by event:
Jeffrey Adler | Event By Event 2023 CrossFit Games Performance
- Ride — Seven laps (Second place)
- Pig Chipper — 17:59.34 (25th place)
- Inverted Medley — 5:57.78 (15th place)
- The Alpaca Redux — 14:33.78 (Eighth place)
- Ski-Bag — 4:59.86 (Eighth place)
- Helena — 7:56.58 (First place)
- Cross-Country 5k — 16:46.48 (Second place)
- Intervals — 7:57.16 (Seventh place)
- Olympic Total — 642 pounds (Fourth place)
- Muscle-up Logs — 7:28.70 (First place)
- Parallel-bar Pull — 8:38.44 (Seventh place)
- Echo Thruster Final — 7:09.74 (Fifth place)
After winning the North America East Semifinals in May, Adler became a favorite to win the Games. Progressing through 12 tests, with two event wins and just two finishes outside the top 10, Adler was a picture of consistency during the long weekend.
Adler started his journey at the CrossFit Games as a volunteer in 2017, proving that hard work, dedication, and a winning mindset can help you achieve your goals, regardless of how big or small they are.
Featured image courtesy of Will Johnson – Barbell Stories