Nick Robles tracked down this great Crossfit Journal Article by Dawn Fletcher about the mental side of Crossfit and the Crossfit Games. This is a great read.
“The goal of the CrossFit Games is to see which athletes and teams are the fittest in the world. I believe that the Games are more than just a test of physical fitness. It is a competition of the most important aspect of all, a single facet that is not listed as one of the 10 components of fitness. The biggest test of the CrossFit Games is mental.