Athlete Profile

Athlete: Emily Abbott

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Canada West
CrossFit Currie Barracks
CrossFit Currie Barracks
164 lb


Filthy 50--
Fight Gone Bad--
Sprint 400m--
Run 5k--
Clean & Jerk240 lb
Snatch190 lb
Back Squat--
Max Pull-ups--



How I Eat

I eat quality foods but don't measure the amount

How I Train

I workout mostly at a CrossFit Affiliate

I have a coach who determines my programming

My Athletic Background

I played college sports

I played basketball at the University of Windsor. I also played volleyball and ran track and field in high school.

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 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

How long have you been doing CrossFit?

2-4 years

I started Crossfit in 2012 and then went traveling. In July 2013, when I came back to Canada I committed to training seriously in hopes to get to the Crossfit Games 2014.


Athlete Coverage

  CrossFit Games athletes span the full spectrum, but they've got a few things in common: they're all insanely fit, young and on Instagram. In case you weren't following the athletes already...
Article, Posted Wed, 06.15.16
Emily Abbott, 27, heads to the West Regional after finishing first in Canada West in the 2016 Open. Abbott finished eighth at the 2015 Reebok CrossFit Games.  Catch all the action at the West...
Video, Posted Thu, 05.19.16
Update Show host Sean Woodland and Games analysts Pat Sherwood and Tommy Marquez recap the 16.1 Live Open Announcement. After offering their thoughts on Emily Abbott's big win and discussing the...
Video, Posted Fri, 02.26.16
On this special edition of the Update Show, 16.1 Open contender Emily Abbott joins host Sean Woodland to talk about the excitement, nerves and training leading up to tomorrow's announcement and start...
Video, Posted Wed, 02.24.16
The first workout of the 2016 Open will be announced from NorCal CrossFit in Santa Clara, California, on Thursday, February 25. Our coverage will kick off with a preview show at 4:45 pm PT...
Article, Posted Mon, 02.15.16
The 2016 Reebok CrossFit Games Open is almost here. Top athletes from around the globe have had their goals in place since last year. Have you?  Open registration starts Thursday, Jan. 14, on Games....
Video, Posted Tue, 01.12.16
Former Games athletes and champions weigh in on what they love about the Open. “Lots of people … are doing things that they never thought possible just because they’re in that atmosphere of, one,...
Video, Posted Mon, 01.04.16
Live coverage from Madrid */
Video, Posted Wed, 12.09.15
Beating the odds.   The CrossFit Invitational returned to European soil in 2015. On the clay tennis court of the Caja Mágica in Madrid, Spain, the...
Article, Posted Sun, 12.06.15
CrossFit Games analyst Pat Sherwood catches up with members of the Canada Team, sponsored by Compex, for the 2015 Reebok CrossFit Invitational. The team talks strategy and how they've individually ...
Video, Posted Fri, 12.04.15