Athlete Profile

Athlete: Michelle Crawford

Michelle Crawford's Profile Picture
Region:
Mid Atlantic
Team:
Rising Orange
Affiliate:
Rising CrossFit Ballantyne
Gender:
Female
Age:
37
Height:
5'7"
Weight:
125 lb

Benchmarks

Workouts
Fran2:21
Helen7:49
Grace1:36
Filthy 5018:12
Fight Gone Bad437
Sprint 400m0:59
Run 5k18:47
Maxes
Clean & Jerk205 lb
Snatch160 lb
Deadlift345 lb
Back Squat280 lb
Max Pull-ups45

Bio

Wife, mother of two, owner of Rising CrossFit Ballantyne in Charlotte, NC...had a great experience at my first CrossFit Games last summer and excited for this crazy process to begin all over again!

ATHLETE INFORMATION

How I Eat

I eat quality foods but don't measure the amount

I eat 1-3 full cheat meals per week

My dog eats strict paleo....does that count for something? ;)

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 college sports

I played professional sports

I was a 4-time All-American field hockey player at the University of Virginia and played on the US National field hockey team for four years

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 do multiple workouts in a day 2x a week

How long have you been doing CrossFit?

2-4 years

Leaderboard

Athlete Coverage

After Day 2, Ben Hollingshaus chased down those at the top of the Leaderboard and get their thoughts on the day's events. 
Video, Posted Sat, 06.08.13
"Tomorrow is another day, and there’s a lot more things that can happen with the Leaderboard." ~Gary Helmick   Although Event 4 made for a long Saturday morning in...
Article, Posted Sat, 06.08.13
“I really wanted to put the dumbbell down, but I looked right and I was slowly catching everybody in front of me so it was motivating for me to just keep going.” ~Nate Schrader...
Article, Posted Sat, 06.08.13
CrossFit Games Update Show hosts Nicole Christensen, Pat Sherwood and Jenn Brown discuss Day 2 news from the 
Video, Posted Sat, 06.08.13
“I literally thought about getting beat last year every day from leaving here on Sunday to yesterday to today ... I’m gonna do everything I can to make it a different outcome this year." ~...
Article, Posted Fri, 06.07.13
"I came back from Regionals last year and immediately went to work on my weaknesses." Photos by Christina Roth Michelle Crawford is familiar with the demands of Regional competition....
Article, Posted Tue, 06.04.13
Open Workout 13.5 challenged athletes both physically and mentally.   Open Workout 13.5 challenged athletes physically and mentally. With a new spin on Fran, Games Director Dave Castro...
Article, Posted Mon, 04.08.13
Week four of the CrossFit Games Open brought a seven-minute AMRAP of clean and jerks and toes-to-bar.   Week four of the CrossFit Games Open competition brought a seven-minute AMRAP of...
Article, Posted Mon, 04.01.13
Ben Smith took the top spot for 13.3 in the region and in the world with 329 reps.   Open Workout 13.3 revisited last year’s Open Workout 12.4 — 12-minute AMRAP of 150 wall balls, 90...
Article, Posted Mon, 03.25.13
The Mid Atlantic Region continues to post impressive scores in Open Workout 13.2.   The Mid Atlantic Region continues to post impressive scores in Open Workout 13.2 On the men’s side,...
Article, Posted Mon, 03.18.13