Athlete Profile

Athlete: Gord Mackinnon

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Canada West
CrossFit BC
CrossFit BC
205 lb


Filthy 5020:55
Fight Gone Bad371
Sprint 400m1:08
Run 5k0:00
Clean & Jerk245 lb
Snatch200 lb
Deadlift425 lb
Back Squat350 lb
Max Pull-ups45



How I Eat

I eat quality foods but don't measure the amount

How I Train

I incorporate workouts

I record my workouts


My Athletic Background

I played youth or high school level sports

I played college sports

I regularly play recreational sports

My Experience With CrossFit

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

My Work/Rest Schedule

I do multiple workouts in a day 2x a week

I typically rest fewer than 4 days per month

How long have you been doing CrossFit?

4+ years


Athlete Coverage

The Open is proving every rep counts.   The Team competition in Canada West is so tight that any upcoming workout could determine the eventual winner. The teams ranked first, second,...
Article, Posted Mon, 03.25.13
"I learned once again that each year I have to be more prepared." Gord Mackinnon is out to defend his title as Fittest 50-54-Year-Old on Earth. He’s a repeat champion, winning in...
Article, Posted Tue, 03.19.13
After two weeks, very little has been settled among Canada West Teams, and the Individual classes are far from decided. Box jumps knocked giants from their perches in Canada West this week....
Article, Posted Sun, 03.17.13
Five teams in Canada West submitted more than 1,000 reps on Workout 13.1.   Five teams scored more than 1,000 reps on Open Workout 13.1 in Canada West. All are powerhouses in the region...
Article, Posted Mon, 03.11.13
Gord Mackinnon placed first at this year's Games in the Masters 50-54 division. Here, we get a chance to catch up with Mackinnon after a recent knee surgery. Check out his garage gym as he discusses...
Video, Posted Fri, 08.24.12
Masters champions are crowned at the 2012 Reebok CrossFit Games. Proving that age is nothing but a number, the Masters athletes took to the stadium on Sunday to showcase...
Article, Posted Sun, 07.15.12
Masters competitors unleash the Snatch Ladder. The Masters athletes were the first athletes to compete on Saturday, starting the morning off with the Snatch Ladder. The...
Article, Posted Sat, 07.14.12
The Masters competitors from Canada West are ready for the Games.   The growing CrossFit Masters division will draw a lot of attention come Games time. With male qualifiers in three...
Article, Posted Mon, 07.09.12
Let's give it up for Jason Cain, Angie Pye, and Jolaine Bloom.   CrossFit Games Open Workout 12.5 threw down the gauntlet for athletes to complete increasing sets of thrusters and chest-...
Article, Posted Mon, 03.26.12
Three Masters and one team will move on from CrossFit BC. Gord Mackinnon Maybe it’s something in the water. That’s the helpful suggestion from Gord Mackinnon, who took 1st overall in...
Article, Posted Mon, 03.26.12