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Athlete: Heather Welsh

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Central East
CrossFit Polaris
147 lb


Filthy 5024:21
Fight Gone Bad403
Sprint 400m0:58
Run 5k20:15
Clean & Jerk225 lb
Snatch165 lb
Deadlift365 lb
Back Squat295 lb
Max Pull-ups33



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Athlete Coverage

With three athletes sitting top 10 in the worldwide standings, more than any other region, the Central East men prove once again that they came to play.   Moments after Dave Castro...
Article, Posted Fri, 03.29.13
“These seconds are so important. Since this sport has gotten so competitive, you don’t have a lot of margin for error.” The top photo is courtesy of James Cheney (blue shorts). Hank Word...
Article, Posted Wed, 03.27.13
“I’m really competitive, but there’s something about having a child ... that wipes away all the competitiveness. I can enjoy it this year, even though I’m not at the top of the pack. I have my...
Article, Posted Wed, 03.27.13
Just like last year when we called it 12.4, 13.3 became the season's first separator. A gift to many, a curse for some, a trial for all.   On Wednesday night, Dave Castro held out on the...
Article, Posted Sun, 03.24.13
Does "Leaderboarding" hurt or help?   Once you get into Leaderboarding, it’s hard to kick the habit. CrossFit Level 1 Seminar Trainer, Doug Chapman, tries to keep his athletes from...
Article, Posted Fri, 03.22.13
Rich Froning Jr. once again leads the men in the Central East, and Danielle Sidell sits in first for the women after shocking fans with her score of 420 on 13.2. Last Wednesday, just minutes...
Article, Posted Mon, 03.18.13
“I never want an athlete of mine to look at a workout and be concerned. We’ll be prepared for any workout and we’ll celebrate anything thrown at us. I think if you have a glaring strength, it...
Article, Posted Tue, 03.05.13
“Give me a barbell and I’m good to go.”   “I am extremely goal driven,” Taylor Drescher says. “Whenever I want something, I make these charts and put them up all over my house....
Article, Posted Tue, 03.05.13
“I feel like a totally different athlete. My goal for the season is to finish first at Regionals, and then really go after the podium at the Games.”   Last year, Heather Welsh added...
Article, Posted Tue, 02.26.13
Individual women lean into football sled on Saturday morning. The sprinting was the easy part of Saturday for Individuals. Shortly after burning across the field for a 50-yard...
Article, Posted Sat, 07.14.12