Athlete Profile

Athlete: Wilna Appel

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CrossFit PBM
CrossFit PBM
159 cm
123 lb


Filthy 500:00
Fight Gone Bad375
Sprint 400m0:00
Run 5k0:00
Clean & Jerk77 kg
Snatch65 kg
Deadlift140 kg
Back Squat115 kg
Max Pull-ups40



How I Eat

I eat quality foods but don't measure the amount

How I Train

I workout mostly at a CrossFit Affiliate

I incorporate workouts

I write my own programming

My Athletic Background

I played youth or high school level sports

I played college sports

My Experience With CrossFit

I began CrossFit with a coach (e.g. at an affiliate)

I have attended one or more specialty courses

I have had a life changing experience due to CrossFit

I train other people

My Work/Rest Schedule

I do multiple workouts in a day 2x a week

I typically rest 4 or more days per month

How long have you been doing CrossFit?

1-2 years


Athlete Coverage

"Their biggest strength is definitely the fact that they are all true CrossFitters, not only possessing specific abilities, but rather well-rounded skill sets and a high level of all fitness...
Article, Posted Thu, 05.29.14
"We come from a war country, and we never give up." ~Carla Nunes da Costa View more photos here. Johannesburg is a City of Gold. At least that’s what we...
Article, Posted Sun, 05.26.13
"We are not that worried. We are focused, prepared and there to do our best." Photos courtesy of Wilna Appel CrossFit PBM has made its mark on the 2013 Reebok CrossFit Games season so...
Article, Posted Tue, 05.21.13
The final workout of the 2013 Open caused some shake ups on the Africa Leaderboard.    The 2013 Open ends with familiar names atop the Men’s Leaderboard, compared to a host of new names...
Article, Posted Mon, 04.08.13
Open Workout 13.3 shook up the Africa Leaderboard.   Week three brought several changes to the Africa Leaderboard, but none were real surprises. One or two familiar favorites have...
Article, Posted Mon, 03.25.13
Games competitor Danie du Preez gets his second 1st place finish in Event 4. A day full of surprises for Day 2 of the Africa Regional brought its share of heartbreak and...
Article, Posted Sat, 05.05.12
And then there was one. Rika Diedericks was the only woman in Africa to complete Event 3, leaving her to finish the rest of the weekend by herself. She'll still need to complete the required amount...
Video, Posted Sat, 05.05.12
CrossFit Platinum finished Event 3 in 7:13 -- a performance comparable to top times in other regions. Day 2 in Africa begins with four teams, 13 men and three women at Camps...
Article, Posted Sat, 05.05.12
Only three women, Wilna Appel, Rika Diedericks, and Estevan Strauss, remain after Event 2 of the women's competition in Africa. Rika Diedericks took the lead with a 14:49 finish on Event 2.
Video, Posted Fri, 05.04.12
Wilna Appel and Neil Scholtz sit in 1st place after Day 1.      Men Event 1   1. Neil Scholtz (4.51.00) 2. Christian Oman (4.54.00) 3. Nicholas...
Article, Posted Fri, 05.04.12