Athlete Profile

Athlete: Richard Bohlken

Richard Bohlken's Profile Picture
South Central
MXT CrossFit
197 lb


Filthy 50--
Fight Gone Bad431
Sprint 400m--
Run 5k20:53
Clean & Jerk335 lb
Snatch270 lb
Deadlift530 lb
Back Squat425 lb
Max Pull-ups55



How I Eat

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

My Athletic Background

I played youth or high school level sports

I played college sports

I played professional sports

Baseball LA Angels Organization

My Experience With CrossFit

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

My Work/Rest Schedule

How long have you been doing CrossFit?

2-4 years

June 2012


Athlete Coverage

Four athletes have been suspended this year.    The CrossFit Games implements an aggressive drug-testing program. Athletes are tested throughout the year, as well as at major competition...
Article, Posted Wed, 07.15.15
Richard Bohlken—16th-ranked man at the 2014 Games—has been suspended from the 2015 season after testing positive for a banned substance. As Bohlken described in this interview, his positive test was...
Video, Posted Tue, 05.12.15
It's that time of year again! The CrossFit Games season is upon us and it all starts with the worldwide Open Thursday, Feb. 26. In this segment of the CrossFit Games Update, CrossFit HQ's Pat...
Video, Posted Wed, 02.18.15
"I am either at the gym, work or asleep. Social life and T.V. are pretty much nonexistent right now." Photo courtesy of Kim Bohlken In between competing at the 2014 South Central...
Article, Posted Sat, 07.19.14
In the sport of CrossFit, every second counts. In the sport of CrossFit, every second counts. That was the case on Day 3 of the South Central Regional at...
Article, Posted Sun, 05.25.14
Jenn Jones and Roy Gamboa continue to lead in the South Central Region. Individual athletes appeared refreshed and well-rested Saturday afternoon as they took...
Article, Posted Sat, 05.24.14
Day 1 at the South Central Regional started out like another day in the gym—except for those thousands of people watching. Day 1 at the South Central Regional started out...
Article, Posted Fri, 05.23.14
Get to know some of the new and returning men of the South Central Region. Paul Smith Chase "Captain America" Ingraham Jason Hoggan Mike McGoldrick Hunter Owen...
Article, Posted Tue, 05.20.14
"I want to keep my focus on my training for regionals and hopefully beyond." Richard Bohlken’s life has changed a lot since last year’s Open.  Eight months into CrossFit, the former...
Article, Posted Sat, 02.22.14