Athlete Profile

Athlete: Matt Chan

Matt Chan's Profile Picture
Region:
South West
Team:
CrossFit Verve
Affiliate:
CrossFit Verve
Gender:
Male
Age:
36
Height:
5'9"
Weight:
218 lb

Benchmarks

Workouts
Fran2:19
Helen7:44
Grace1:16
Filthy 5017:44
Fight Gone Bad448
Sprint 400m1:00
Run 5k21:58
Maxes
Clean & Jerk345 lb
Snatch280 lb
Deadlift572 lb
Back Squat435 lb
Max Pull-ups50

Bio

ATHLETE INFORMATION

How I Eat

I weigh and measure my food

I eat 1-3 full cheat meals per week

How I Train

I workout mostly at a CrossFit Affiliate

I workout mostly at home, work, or a traditional gym

I have a coach who determines my programming

I incorporate CrossFit.com workouts

I write my own programming

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 by trying it alone (without a coach)

I have completed the CrossFit Level 1 certificate course

I have attended one or more specialty courses

I have had a life changing experience due to CrossFit

I train other people

My Work/Rest Schedule

I do multiple workouts in a day 3+ times a week

I strictly schedule my rest days

I typically rest fewer than 4 days per month

I typically rest 4 or more days per month

How long have you been doing CrossFit?

4+ years

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Athlete Coverage

"Out there, it’s all about focusing on what is in front of me. Have a goal in mind and just keep chipping and chipping." ~Meghan Sweet They say there is no rest for...
Article, Posted Sat, 06.01.13
On tonight's Update Show, Sean Woodland, Pat Sherwood and Nicole Christensen discuss highlights from day 1 of competition at Asia, North Central, North West, and South West. 
Video, Posted Fri, 05.31.13
After one day of competition, Chan is in first place overall with just 6 points. He started the day with a 5:13 Jackie (1st), and closed with three 285-pound overhead squats (3rd) and 30 burpee...
Video, Posted Fri, 05.31.13
"We came here to win, and that's what we're going to try to do. Do our best." ~CrossFit Works' Andre Matus on trying to beat Hack's Pack With Event 1 in the books, South West...
Article, Posted Fri, 05.31.13
"Fast, no holding back." ~Adrian Conway of Hack's Pack Ute on defending their title.   The South West has always been a source of heated competition, but the...
Article, Posted Fri, 05.31.13
"In the sport of CrossFit, I really think it’s anyone’s game. You can throw every stat out the window when you go to the battlefield in competition."  Photos by: Andy Eggert In 2010,...
Article, Posted Tue, 05.21.13
We're ready for phase two of the CrossFit Games season: Regionals. In this week's Update Show, Sean Woodland, Pat Sherwood and Nicole Christensen discuss what the Open results tell us and make...
Video, Posted Fri, 05.03.13
The South West proved to be as competitive as ever, with athletes pushing each other to new heights throught the Open.   Time sure does fly. With Open Workout 13.5 in the bag and yet...
Article, Posted Mon, 04.08.13
"Competing is not my goal this year, but we are still training every day, anytime, anywhere." Photos courtesy of Matt and Cherie Chan After Matt Chan walked off the podium at the 2012...
Article, Posted Sat, 03.09.13
Matt Chan took second place on the podium at this year's Games. The 34-year-old athlete is an affiliate owner, as well as a CrossFit Level 1 Seminar Staff member. Chan was energetic as a child and...
Video, Posted Tue, 12.11.12