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 was a wreck and now I'm healed, thanks to CrossFit." Following a recent beach workout, Rosica Macintosh posted an update on Ballistix CrossFit's Facebook that read, “To all my...
Article, Posted Sun, 01.20.13
Rika Diedericks, David Levey and CrossFit Platinum are packing their bags for California. The fourth CrossFit Games Africa Regional highlighted the significant growth in...
Article, Posted Sun, 05.06.12
Neil Scholtz, Jason Smith and David Levey take the top three spots in the Snatch Ladder Event at the Africa Regional.  See all Event Summary Videos.
Video, Posted Sun, 05.06.12
CrossFit Platinum establishes a solid lead going into the last workout. Day 3 is under way in Africa. With just two workouts left to go, men, women and teams have two more...
Article, Posted Sun, 05.06.12
Men's Event 2 kicks off in the Africa Region only allowing for one competitor, Danie du Preez, to finish the complete workout.
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
Only three seconds separate the top two contenders in the men's competition after Event 1. Neil Scholtz and Christian Oman were both able to finish Diane in less than 5 minutes. Surprise dark horse...
Video, Posted Fri, 05.04.12
Handstand push-ups were a struggle for women. The competition dwindled from 29 women to a mere six.   The much anticipated 2012 Africa Regional began in an idyllic setting...
Article, Posted Fri, 05.04.12
Find out who's competing at the 2012 Africa Regional. The Africa, Asia, Mid Atlantic and South West regions will take on the brutal 2012 Regional Workouts May 4-6 for Week 2 of Regional...
Article, Posted Mon, 04.23.12
A 17-year-old from Johannesburg's West Rand not only outperformed his fellow African competitors, but was also the only Africa Regional athlete to complete a full round. Open Workout 12.4...
Article, Posted Mon, 03.19.12