Midland’s Joel Hughes wins 2019 CrossFit Games


Midland-local Joel Hughes competed in the 2019 CrossFit Games over the weekend and will walk away as one of the fittest people on the planet.

Hughes competed in the 45-49 age group and won by 100 points. He finished first in two different exercises, second in three exercises and third in just one.

He earned 740 points followed by a second-place finish by Justin Lasala with 640.

Hughes started CrossFit five years ago. For his complete story, see his fitness journey here.

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