ROANOKE, Va. – At least three local gyms have announced they are pulling their affiliation to the CrossFit name after a series controversial tweets.
Community Unify Roanoke (formerly CrossFit Unify Roanoke), CrossFit 460 and The Gymnastic Course (formerly CrossFit Preferred Course: The Gymnastic Course) have all announced the change on social media.
In a Facebook post, Community Unify wrote in part, “We will not be silent. Change is coming.”
CrossFit 460, located in Blacksburg, also posted its change on Facebook. The gym’s owner said there will be a a new name to better reflect the community.
Meanwhile, The Gymnastic Course wrote that it will not longer be part of the CrossFit name due to misaligned mindsets.