Athlete Profile

Athlete: Shana Alverson

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138 lb


Filthy 500:00
Fight Gone Bad374
Sprint 400m1:09
Run 5k0:00
Clean & Jerk210 lb
Snatch170 lb
Deadlift335 lb
Back Squat255 lb
Max Pull-ups40



How I Eat

I eat strict Paleo

How I Train

I workout mostly at a CrossFit Affiliate

I have a coach who determines my programming

I record my workouts

My Athletic Background

High school track, Equestrian from age 8 through college, martial arts, aerobics

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 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 typically rest 4 or more days per month

How long have you been doing CrossFit?

4+ years


Athlete Coverage

"I don't necessarily mean to take anyone by surprise. I think I usually surprise myself." Photos by: Adam Komich Every sport has its legends, and four-time Games competitor, Shana...
Article, Posted Wed, 05.01.13
For most of us, our Games season has come to a close.   For most of us, our Games season has come to a close. But for the top men and women around the world, the 2013 Reebok CrossFit...
Article, Posted Mon, 04.08.13
"It is super impressive to see some of the numbers being posted this year because everyone is getting better and better every year, and I can only imagine where the sport is heading."  ...
Article, Posted Mon, 04.01.13
“No one is bitching about seven minutes of burpees now, are they?” - Shana Alverson   The excitement has been building for weeks as the world of CrossFit tried to predict what the first...
Article, Posted Mon, 03.11.13
South East athletes Shana Alverson and Jaime Gold discuss the competition and their reaction to the Pendleton challenge. 
Video, Posted Wed, 07.25.12
Individual women lean into football sled on Saturday morning. The sprinting was the easy part of Saturday for Individuals. Shortly after burning across the field for a 50-yard...
Article, Posted Sat, 07.14.12
"It's always me versus the workout, instead of me versus the other girls."   CrossFit East Decatur’s Shana Alverson delivered an exciting performance at this year’s South East...
Article, Posted Fri, 07.06.12
Brandon Phillips and Shana Alverson are both CrossFit Games veterans. Here, they talk nicknames, day jobs, coaching, training and going back to the Games.  Video by Again Faster
Video, Posted Tue, 06.19.12
Games Qualifying Women: Talayna Fortunato, Jaime Gold, Shana Alverson. See all Event Summary Videos.
Video, Posted Mon, 04.30.12
Not one woman was able to make the 17-minute time cap on Workout 6 in the South East. Emily Bridgers and Talayna Fortunato ended up tied for 1st at 17:04. Shana Alverson fought her way back and...
Video, Posted Sun, 04.29.12