Athlete Profile

Athlete: Leah Polaski

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Northern California
CrossFit Santa Cruz
CrossFit Santa Cruz
140 lb


Filthy 5017:47
Fight Gone Bad370
Sprint 400m1:08
Run 5k21:48
Clean & Jerk88 kg
Snatch70 kg
Deadlift147 kg
Back Squat120 kg
Max Pull-ups36



How I Eat

I weigh and measure my food

How I Train

I workout mostly at a CrossFit Affiliate

I incorporate workouts

I record my workouts

My Athletic Background

I played youth or high school level sports

I played college sports

My Experience With CrossFit

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

I have completed the CrossFit Level 1 certificate course

I have attended one or more specialty courses

I train other people

My Work/Rest Schedule

I usually only do 1 workout a day

I strictly schedule my rest days

I typically rest 4 or more days per month

How long have you been doing CrossFit?

4+ years


Athlete Coverage

"Experience is a big thing that separates this team from some of the others," Mike Giardina said. After failing to qualify for the 2011 Reebok CrossFit Games by 3 points,...
Article, Posted Thu, 07.17.14
There's nowhere to hide in the Dirty South on Day 2. Day 2 in the Dirty South began with long lines as spectators arrived early to get the best seats inside the...
Article, Posted Sat, 05.10.14
"I love old school, traditional CrossFit workouts ... The benchmark workouts. Classic stuff." Photos courtesy of Justin Goudreau.   Since 2010, Leah Polaski, 34, has been a...
Article, Posted Sun, 04.27.14
Hack’s Pack claims second consecutive CrossFit Games title.    Hack’s Pack Ute has successfully defended its CrossFit Games crown and is the first team to ever repeat as...
Article, Posted Sun, 07.28.13
Three men, three women, 900 reps.   In the final team events of Saturday, male and female trios got together to work through a dirty chipper. The Ascending Chipper comprised...
Article, Posted Sat, 07.27.13
CrossFit Games competitors are determined in the South East. The Rogue Gear Services crew for the Dirty South made the transition between Event 6 and 7 smooth and...
Article, Posted Sun, 05.19.13
"Hamstrings, hamstrings, hamstrings."   Event 5 proved to be a game changer for many of the men and women of the South East. It was evident as some of the top...
Article, Posted Sat, 05.18.13
The top teams of the South East are comprised of parents, coaches, a doctor, an attorney, a firefighter and even a professional golfer. The top teams in the South East are...
Article, Posted Sun, 06.24.12
After three days of grueling workouts, three men, three women and three teams will represent the South East this July in California. A mix of familiar names and new faces battled...
Article, Posted Sun, 04.29.12