The CrossFit Games, which use a festival atmosphere to bond spectators with hundreds of athletes competing in weightlifting, gymnastics and sprinting events with odd obstacles, was held at the Alliant Energy Center in Madison from Thursday through Sunday.

It was the first time the event had been held outside of California, and the first of a promised three years of Crossfit Games in Madison.

Our staff photographers were on hand to capture the atmosphere of the games.

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