Athlete Profile

Athlete: Neil Scholtz

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Ballistix CrossFit Somerset West
179 cm
176 lb


Filthy 500:00
Fight Gone Bad405
Sprint 400m1:05
Run 5k0:00
Clean & Jerk135 kg
Snatch105 kg
Deadlift230 kg
Back Squat200 kg
Max Pull-ups50


Been CrossFitting in Africa from the beginning. Competed in all Regionals since 2009. Competed at the Games in 2010. Getting fitter, stronger and better day by day.


How I Eat

I eat quality foods but don't measure the amount

How I Train

I workout mostly at a CrossFit Affiliate

I record my workouts

My Athletic Background

I played youth or high school level sports

My Experience With CrossFit

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

I have completed the CrossFit Level 1 certificate course

I train other people

My Work/Rest Schedule

I usually only do 1 workout a day

I strictly schedule my rest days

How long have you been doing CrossFit?

4+ years


Athlete Coverage

"I believe that Jason (Smith) is in the right position to challenge Dave (Levey) for the title this year," Neil Scholtz said. Photos courtesy of Stuart Alexander Three of the top five...
Article, Posted Wed, 05.07.14
"Now that I know I will not be competing this year, it gives me more time to prepare for next year," Neil Scholtz said.   Veteran regional competitor Neil Scholtz will not qualify for...
Article, Posted Mon, 04.07.14
"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
"I knew I had to win. If I didn't, there would be no coming back." It’s a time of change. The 2013 Africa Regional shifted from its traditional home on the Cape...
Article, Posted Sun, 05.26.13
"I was looking forward to this event. I was confident ..." ~Beatrix Snyman         View more photos here. It was early afternoon and the crowd was eager for some high-speed action...
Article, Posted Sat, 05.25.13
"Long workouts are actually a mental thing."   A harvest moon waited patiently in the autumn air for the first athletes to arrive at the stadium, before making a...
Article, Posted Sat, 05.25.13
CrossFit Games analysts Rory McKernan, Nicole Christensen and Pat Sherwood are back for the second weekend of Regional competition. Watch as they delve into Day 1 of the five Regionals happening this...
Video, Posted Sat, 05.25.13
Only two teams remain after Day 1 in Africa. View more photos here. The events no one was waiting for — the burpee muscle-ups will be sending many teams home and...
Article, Posted Fri, 05.24.13
CrossFit affiliates all over Cape Town, South Africa are rolling up their doors and doing the Open as a community. The roller doors are wide open at CrossFit Tokai and people have...
Article, Posted Thu, 03.21.13
For the Africa CrossFit community, the motto for the Open is: the more the merrier.     The Open is the ultimate CrossFit event. It’s all about personal bests, Me vs. Me, Me vs. the...
Article, Posted Tue, 03.05.13