Athlete Profile

Athlete: Sammy Wood

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CrossFit Athletic
CrossFit Athletic
165 cm
140 lb


Filthy 500:00
Fight Gone Bad0
Sprint 400m0:00
Run 5k0:00
Clean & Jerk225 lb
Snatch190 lb
Deadlift315 lb
Back Squat245 lb
Max Pull-ups49



How I Eat

I eat quality foods but don't measure the amount

I eat whatever is convenient

How I Train

I workout mostly at a CrossFit Affiliate

I have a coach who determines my programming

I record my workouts

I also compete in Surfing and Olympic Weight Lifting!

My Athletic Background

I played professional sports

Was an ex- level 10 Artistic gymnast, also ex flat water sprint kayaker and ex surf life saver.

My Experience With CrossFit

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

I have had a life changing experience due to CrossFit

I train other people

Started in July 2011!

My Work/Rest Schedule

I do multiple workouts in a day 3+ times a week

I strictly schedule my rest days

How long have you been doing CrossFit?

2-4 years

2.5 years


Athlete Coverage

Athletes bond, support each other on the second day of individual competition.   Any day that starts with Murph and ends with DT is a tough one. Throw in a Snatch Speed Ladder in...
Article, Posted Fri, 07.24.15
All eyes were on the Aussies at the 2015 Pacific Regional that combined the Asia and Australia regions for a throwdown in Wollongong, Australia. On the men’s side, several former Games athletes were...
Video, Posted Mon, 07.13.15
On this segment of the CrossFit Games Update, host Sean Woodland, and analysts Pat Sherwood and Tommy Marquez take a look at the female rookies heading to the CrossFit Games. They'll let you know who...
Video, Posted Tue, 06.30.15
  Gold Silver Bronze Fourth Fifth SARA SIGMUNDSDOTTIR Sigmundsdottir, 22, finished the 2015 Open in third worldwide. Two-time CrossFit Games champion Annie...
Article, Posted Tue, 06.23.15
  A miracle Down Under.           The final day of the Pacific Regional has seen one of the most spectacular comebacks and a...
Article, Posted Sun, 05.24.15
It's the Webb and Forte show at the Pacific Regional.     With the combination of the Australia and Asia Regions, it was no surprise to see...
Article, Posted Fri, 05.22.15
Experience makes all the difference.   Winter has arrived in the southern hemisphere, with rain falling as the fittest CrossFit athletes from Australia, New Zealand and all of Asia...
Article, Posted Thu, 05.21.15
Three teams from the Australia Region are headed to the Games. Following a day which saw event record after event record fall, the final competition promised to be even more exciting...
Article, Posted Sat, 05.17.14
"We're aiming to go to the CrossFit Games as a team this year, and I'm aiming for the Games as an individual in 2015," Sammy Wood of CrossFit Athletic said. Photo courtesy of Action in...
Article, Posted Fri, 03.21.14
Find out who's going to the 2012 Australia Regional. The North Central, Northern California and Australia Regions will take on the brutal 2012 Regional Workouts May 18-20 for Week 4 of...
Article, Posted Thu, 05.03.12