On Thursday, Aug 3rd, join the global fitness community as we turn our eyes to Madison, Wisconsin as the world’s finest athletes showcase the heart and determination required to be named Fittest on Earth.

How to Watch the 2017 Games

New season-long partnerships with Facebook and CBS Sports will mean that fans worldwide can watch the entire competition online for free, with additional televised coverage before, during and after the event. Additionally, the CBS Television Network will air a one-hour live look into the competition on Aug. 5, and a highlight show on Aug. 19, both at 1 p.m. ET.

Once the Games begin, fans can tune in to watch the entirety of the individual, team, masters and teen competitions live on the CrossFit Games website and on Facebook.

For full schedule information, download the CrossFit Games app or visit Games.CrossFit.com. Please note the Games will take place in Central Standard Time.

Ben Smith strategizing at the Athlete’s Dinner of the 2017 Reebok CrossFit Games. (Facebook/CrossFitGames)

Just last night at the Athlete’s dinner of the 2017 Reebok CrossFit Games, Games Director Dave Castro announced the Cyclocross event. On Thursday, Aug. 3, athletes will race for three laps around a Cyclocross course.

You could feel the tension and excitement in the hall, as the athletes looked intensely at what’s in store for them when the games begin on Thursday.

Get a look at the course and see what the athletes have in store for them.

The 2017 Reebok CrossFit Games Team O-course will take place Friday, Aug. 4. In this video, watch the demo team tackle the course.