Dave Castro fired by Eric Roza

Dave Castro has been fired by Crossfit CEO Eric Roza

beem can confirm that Dave Castro has been fired from his position as general manager of Sport for CrossFit LLC by Eric Roza, according to an internal email circulated to CrossFit employees on January 4. The change comes seven weeks before the 2022 CrossFit Games season kicks off and Roza said the decision was “difficult” in the internal memo.

  • “(Dave’s) vision, creativity and drive have taken the CrossFit Games from an informal backyard competition at his family’s ranch into a global phenomenon with hundreds of thousands of participants and millions of viewers worldwide,” said Roza in the memo.

Castro confirmed the firing to Morning Chalk Up via text but did not respond to a further request for comment. However, Castro posted this comment to Instagram:

  • “I have talked to Roza once in the last 3 or so months during his time away. He called me tonight to fire me. He told me they had messaging prepared that this was mutual. I asked him not to use that because that couldn’t be further from the truth.”

Morning Chalkup broke the news, check out there full article here.

BREAKING: CrossFit Fires Dave Castro

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