Athlete Profile

Athlete: Brendan Clarke

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180 cm
84 kg


Filthy 5018:00
Fight Gone Bad405
Sprint 400m1:00
Run 5k20:00
Clean & Jerk140 kg
Snatch123 kg
Deadlift205 kg
Back Squat172 kg
Max Pull-ups50


Train from home in my garage gym following the RAW Strength and Conditioning Program designed by Rob Downton from CrossFit Norwest in Castle Hill. Supported by: -Reebok -Alphafit -Rocktape


How I Eat

I eat quality foods but don't measure the amount

How I Train

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

I train from home in my garage gym following Rob Downtons 'RAW Strength & Conditioning'

My Athletic Background

I played youth or high school level sports

Many years of Rugby League at club, school and representative level.

My Experience With CrossFit

I began CrossFit by trying it alone (without a coach)

I have completed the CrossFit Level 1 certificate course

My Work/Rest Schedule

Usually train 5 days a week with 2 days off.

How long have you been doing CrossFit?

4+ years


Athlete Coverage

  Day 2 brought another record-breaking day Down Under. Day 2 of the 2014 Australia Regional will be remembered as a record-breaking day with event records falling across all three...
Article, Posted Fri, 05.16.14
It was a record-breaking day on Day 1 of the Australia Regional.   The crowd had more than doubled by the start of the individual events on Day 1 of the 2014 Australia Regional....
Article, Posted Thu, 05.15.14
“I really like the events that have been released. It is going to be a tough weekend, so my goals will be to make sure my recovery is dialed in so that I’m as fresh as possible for each...
Article, Posted Tue, 05.21.13
The final workout of this year’s Open confronted athletes with a chest-to-bar Fran AMRAP, which included the first-ever time bonus in Open history.   The 2013 Reebok CrossFit Games Open...
Article, Posted Fri, 04.05.13
Unlike previous weeks, the Australia Region struggled a little bit in the workout, with no athlete posting a score inside the top 15 worldwide.     In week four of the 2013 Reebok...
Article, Posted Fri, 03.29.13
After snatches and burpees last week, athletes tackled deadlifts, box jumps and shoulder-to-overheads, in a challenging 10-minute AMRAP.   Week two of the 2013 Reebok CrossFit Games Open...
Article, Posted Mon, 03.18.13
One by one competitors lined up to the bar, where their training and technique was put to the test.   The morning started out early but that was no deterrent to the crowd of...
Article, Posted Sat, 05.19.12
Event 4 presented itself to Australia's athletes a one of the most grueling workouts of the weekend. Just past the halfway point, Event 4 presented itself as one of the...
Article, Posted Sat, 05.19.12
This workout was as much about grit, determination and technique as it was about detail. With the jitters of Day 1 put to rest, the competitors filed into the stadium and were...
Article, Posted Fri, 05.18.12
Games veteran Rob Forte finished 1st in Event 2 with Brendan Clarke and Chad Mackay in 2nd and 3rd, respectively. See all Event Summary Videos.
Video, Posted Fri, 05.18.12