Athlete Profile

Athlete: Yurii Hanson

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North West
CrossFit Billings
CrossFit Billings
190 lb


Filthy 500:00
Fight Gone Bad408
Sprint 400m0:00
Run 5k0:00
Clean & Jerk301 lb
Snatch246 lb
Deadlift405 lb
Back Squat405 lb
Max Pull-ups0


I own a box. I train hard 5 days a week. I eat clean and and am a strong believer in Isagenix. I am a husband and father of 3, Elijah, Ava, and Etta.


How I Eat

I eat strict paleo with one cheat a week. I zone my meals.

How I Train

I workout mostly at a CrossFit Affiliate

I write my own programming

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

I own a box.

My Work/Rest Schedule

I usually only do 1 workout a day

I strictly schedule my rest days

I typically rest 4 or more days per month

How long have you been doing CrossFit?

2-4 years


Athlete Coverage

Last year's winner of the North West Regional, Yurii Hanson, talks about why he's sitting this year out.
Video, Posted Fri, 05.31.13
Individuals wrestle with monster med balls to close out Friday at the Home Depot Center.  Individual men and women closed the first day of the 2012 Reebok CrossFit Games with...
Article, Posted Fri, 07.13.12
Again Faster's Ian Wittenber catches up with soon to be six-time Games athlete Chris Spealler and North West's champion Yurii Hanson.    
Video, Posted Sun, 07.08.12
"Weighlifting makes you strong for a short duration, but when you have to work for a longer period of time, that makes it more challenging. That's when CrossFit became real to me -- the...
Article, Posted Mon, 06.11.12
After a brutal weekend full of snatches, squats and strength, the athletes had to prove their worth with a series of deadlifts, muscle-ups, toes-to-bars, wall balls, farmer carries and burpee...
Article, Posted Sun, 05.27.12
The Snatch Ladder was disappoint for some and PRs for others in the North West. The blue skies were shrouded by typical Pacific Northwest cloud cover on this final day of...
Article, Posted Sun, 05.27.12
Games Qualifying Men: Yurii Hanson, Kevin Simons and Austin Stack See all Event Summary Videos.
Video, Posted Sun, 05.27.12
Apollo Lewis finished 1st in the North West on the final event. Only 9 seconds behind was Kevin Simons, followed by Ryan Swobody.  Games Qualifying Men: Yurii Hanson, Kevin Simons and Austin Stack...
Video, Posted Sun, 05.27.12
Bryan Miller finished in 1st, snatching 245 pounds, plus 31 double-unders. Austin Stack and Yurii Hanson both snatched 235, but Stack earned 2nd with 31 double-unders compared to Hanson's 18.  See...
Video, Posted Sun, 05.27.12
Austin Stack and Yurii Hanson, end the 2nd day of competition in 1st and 3rd place. Here, they discuss their experiences at the North West Regional.
Video, Posted Sat, 05.26.12