Athlete: Mikko Aronpää
|Fight Gone Bad||0|
|Clean & Jerk||155 kg|
|Back Squat||207 kg|
From Finland. Living in Ajman, United Arab Emirates. 3x CrossFit Games competitor (2011,2012,2013).
How I Eat
I eat quality foods but don't measure the amount
How I Train
I workout mostly at a CrossFit Affiliate
I write my own programming
My Athletic Background
Track&field and ice hockey is my athletic backround.
My Experience With CrossFit
I began CrossFit by trying it alone (without a coach)
My Work/Rest Schedule
I do multiple workouts in a day 3+ times a week
Decline to answer
How long have you been doing CrossFit?
CrossFit feels slightly different in Asia, according to Adrian Bozman. “The spirit here is ridiculous. People are just so fired up,” said Bozman, head judge at the Asia Regional in Korea. “It kinda...
Video, Posted Thu, 06.19.14
Eric Carmody and Marlene Andersson will represent Asia at the CrossFit Games. As the men’s heats began at noon, the stadium had reached maximum capacity, with throngs of...
Article, Posted Sun, 05.25.14
Marlene Andersson and Michael Mogard move into the lead after the second day of competition in Seoul. With an audience composed of enthusiasts from up to 11...
Article, Posted Sat, 05.24.14
Mikko Aronpaa and Candice Ford lead after the first day of competition, but others aren't far behind. Emotions were running high heading into today’s events, and all...
Article, Posted Fri, 05.23.14
"Qualifying for the Games from Asia this year will be a different kind of challenge because there is only one spot and a few guys with the potential of winning it." Four-time Europe...
Article, Posted Wed, 05.21.14
"During regionals, if they release workouts with a little endurance bias, Speedy will be tough to beat," Michael Mogard said. Photos courtesy of Fahad Essam Al Nusf. Placing fifth...
Article, Posted Mon, 03.17.14
Hosts Pat Sherwood and Sean Woodland breakdown region changes among top Games and regional athletes in this episode of the CrossFit Games Update. Tune in at 5 p.m. PT, Thursday, Feb. 27 for the...
Video, Posted Wed, 02.26.14
"The women of the region have had a strong hold on the title of Fittest on Earth for the past three years ... The men of the region are looking to close the gap with athletes from the United...
Article, Posted Tue, 02.25.14
A look into the growth of CrossFit in Europe.
Video, Posted Fri, 08.09.13
Mikko Aronpaa is the only European man to qualify for the Games for three consecutive years. Mikko Aronpää walked away from the Ballerup Super Arena in Copenhagen proud, knowing...
Article, Posted Sat, 07.20.13
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