Athlete: Gian Smit
How I Eat
I eat whatever is convenient
How I Train
I workout mostly at a CrossFit Affiliate
I have a coach who determines my programming
I write my own programming
I record my workouts
My Athletic Background
I played youth or high school level sports
My Experience With CrossFit
I began CrossFit with a coach (e.g. at an affiliate)
I train other people
My Work/Rest Schedule
I do multiple workouts in a day 2x a week
I typically rest 4 or more days per month
How long have you been doing CrossFit?
"I was looking forward to this event. I was confident ..." ~Beatrix Snyman View more photos here. It was early afternoon and the crowd was eager for some high-speed action...
Article, Posted Sat, 05.25.13
"Jackie at high altitude is like Jackie on steroids." ~Carla Nunes da Costa Last year, Regional athletes greeted the dawn in Cape Town with mountain...
Article, Posted Fri, 05.24.13
"We are not that worried. We are focused, prepared and there to do our best." Photos courtesy of Wilna Appel CrossFit PBM has made its mark on the 2013 Reebok CrossFit Games season so...
Article, Posted Tue, 05.21.13
If the first two weeks are anything to go by, we can look forward to more solid performances from the old hands on the men’s Leaderboard and to newcomers adding fresh energy and excitement to...
Article, Posted Sun, 03.17.13
"It's all about the fun. Never take yourself too seriously. Give it everything you've got, but never forget to have fun." Photos by Almien Boshoff Gian Smit is no stranger to...
Article, Posted Wed, 03.13.13
Neil Scholtz, Jason Smith and David Levey take the top three spots in the Snatch Ladder Event at the Africa Regional. See all Event Summary Videos.
Video, Posted Sun, 05.06.12
Find out who's competing at the 2012 Africa Regional. The Africa, Asia, Mid Atlantic and South West regions will take on the brutal 2012 Regional Workouts May 4-6 for Week 2 of Regional...
Article, Posted Mon, 04.23.12
Danie du Preez and Jason Smith have been at each other's heels throughout the Open. They finished 12.5 tied in 2nd place. The 2012 CrossFit Games Open ended with the same final workout of...
Article, Posted Mon, 03.26.12
A 17-year-old from Johannesburg's West Rand not only outperformed his fellow African competitors, but was also the only Africa Regional athlete to complete a full round. Open Workout 12.4...
Article, Posted Mon, 03.19.12
The names at the top of the Leaderboard were still familiar in the Africa Region. After the no frills burpee challenge of workout 12.1, and the technical, but heavy 12.2 snatch workout,...
Article, Posted Mon, 03.12.12
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