Athlete Profile

Athlete: Brent Fikowski

Brent Fikowski's Profile Picture
Region:
Canada West
Team:
Kelowna Wildfire
Affiliate:
Kelowna CrossFit
Gender:
Male
Age:
24
Height:
6'1"
Weight:
212 lb

Benchmarks

Workouts
Fran0:00
Helen0:00
Grace0:00
Filthy 500:00
Fight Gone Bad0
Sprint 400m0:00
Run 5k0:00
Maxes
Clean & Jerk0 kg
Snatch275 lb
Deadlift0 kg
Back Squat405 lb
Max Pull-ups0

Bio

I started CrossFit in Australia and did pretty well but I was too weak. I moved back home to Canada and I wiped the floor with Mitch Barnard and Joe Scali at Regionals even though I was still weak. I am stronger now and I will beat them again. Except maybe Mitch, he is a crafty little hobbit. Definitely Scali though because he has the shoulders of an arthritic 80 year old man. If you want to watch us chirp each other go to instagram: @fikowski @mitchbarnard @scalifit

ATHLETE INFORMATION

How I Eat

I have eaten a Paleo-ish diet for many years. Proudly partnered with Sabretooth Paleo, delivering paleo meals across the Okanagan. I follow the guidance of nutritionist Amie Cox with her company "Target Nutrition". Infinit Nutrition Canada is there for me during and after training with the best custom-blended sports nutrition drinks out there.

How I Train

I workout mostly at a CrossFit Affiliate

I have a coach who determines my programming

RAW STRENGTH AND CONDITIONING provides me with my coaching and programming. www.rawstrengthandconditioning.com Can't say enough great things about RAW! Get amongst it

My Athletic Background

I played youth or high school level sports

I played college sports

I cannot remember a time in my life when I haven't been involved in competitive sports. Most notably I swam from the age of 6 to 18 and I competed in indoor and beach volleyball which I started at the age of 12. I played for the Lethbridge College Kodiaks men's indoor volleyball program. In Australia I played for the Griffith University men's indoor team and I competed on the QLD AA Beach Volleyball tour in 2012. I have been very lucky to have many amazing coaches throughout the years.

My Experience With CrossFit

I began CrossFit by trying it alone (without a coach)

I was first introduced to CrossFit by my volleyball coach Ian Bennett and by watching videos of Olympic beach volleyball player Martin Reader. When I moved from Canada to Australia to finish my University degree in 2012 I joined CrossFit Broadbeach. After surprising myself with a top 5 placing at my first individual competition I decided to change my competitive athletic focus to CrossFit.

My Work/Rest Schedule

I usually train very early in the morning before work. I have scheduled rest days and spend lots of time improving my mobility.

How long have you been doing CrossFit?

Proud member of CrossFit BroadBeach Australia from April 2012 until July 2013. I miss my CFBB family and all the amazing times I had with Coach Drew. Lucky to now call the amazing Kelowna CrossFit my new home!

Leaderboard

Athlete Coverage

On this episode of the CrossFit Games Update, host Sean Woodland and analyst Pat Sherwood break down the men's leaderboard after Open Workout 15.3.    Later, Tommy Marquez gives us an inside...
Video, Posted Wed, 03.18.15
“You train the whole year for this weekend.” Nothing has ever been guaranteed for Tyson Takasaki. In 2011, the Canada West athlete missed qualifying for the CrossFit...
Article, Posted Sat, 06.28.14
Competing on the first weekend of Regionals, Canada West athletes knew the top dogs on the men’s side: last year’s Games athletes, Lucas Parker and Tyson Takasaki. But the women’s side was wide open...
Video, Posted Sat, 06.07.14
Parker, Takasaki, Abbott and Beers will represent Canada West at the CrossFit Games. On the final day of the Canada West Regional, the competitors had to get as far...
Article, Posted Sun, 05.11.14
With only two Games spots available, there’s no room for error in Canada West. Rain is running off the gigantic Richmond Oval through decorated channels running down the sides of the...
Article, Posted Fri, 05.09.14
"I was most proud of my score on 14.3. ... I executed it to the best of my ability on that day.” Though Brent Fikowski isn’t a familiar face in Canada West, this isn’t the 23-year-old’s...
Article, Posted Wed, 04.23.14
Webb, Forte, and Schwartz reign on Event 6.   The past two days, and no doubt the nights' activities, appeared to take their toll on the crowd. The spectators walked into the WIN...
Article, Posted Sat, 05.25.13
"He loves training, and isn't afraid of hard work. He never misses a session and he is a talented athlete who works hard for his results," Fikowski's coach says.   Brent Fikowski, of...
Article, Posted Wed, 03.20.13