Athlete Profile

Athlete: Samantha Briggs

Samantha Briggs's Profile Picture
Region:
Europe
Team:
CrossFit Black Five
Affiliate:
CrossFit Black Five
Gender:
Female
Age:
32
Height:
170 cm
Weight:
62 kg

Benchmarks

Workouts
Fran2:35
Helen0:00
Grace1:35
Filthy 500:00
Fight Gone Bad--
Sprint 400m0:00
Run 5k0:00
Maxes
Clean & Jerk90 kg
Snatch72 kg
Deadlift170 kg
Back Squat125 kg
Max Pull-ups49

Bio

ATHLETE INFORMATION

How I Eat

I eat quality foods but don't measure the amount

I just try to eat as natural as possible most of the time - if I fancy a treat I'll have it I don't have a specific cheat day or routine.

How I Train

I workout mostly at a CrossFit Affiliate

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

I have a coach who determines my programming

I incorporate CrossFit.com workouts

I write my own programming

I record my workouts

Being a Fire Fighter I work 4 days on 4 days off. So when I'm on shift I do my CrossFit training in our work gym and often force some of the guys to train with me! I am now working with a coach to try and train smarter!?!? But I also add bits in and check the internet like the main site for inspiration. I record all my training so I can look back and make sure that I am making improvements or that I have not neglected any area's for a while.

My Athletic Background

Footballing (soccer) background Amateur level Triathlons & Duathlons

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 train other people

Started CrossFitting in May 2009 Last year I completed my Level 1, Gymnastics & Olympic Lifting certs This year I have just opened my own box!!!

My Work/Rest Schedule

I typically rest fewer than 4 days per month

My body seems to recover better when it's active - rather than taking a complete rest day I will go for a swim or a jog just to keep everything moving.

How long have you been doing CrossFit?

2-4 years

Leaderboard

Athlete Coverage

“The mental component of being an athlete was a much bigger challenge than many would think ... It’s more than just how to mentally focus on training and competing. It is also about...
Article, Posted Mon, 07.07.14
After two weeks of competition in which multiple CrossFit Games veterans failed to qualify, SoCal athletes took the floor at one of the most hotly contested regionals. Favored to win Event 1—a 1-rep-...
Video, Posted Wed, 06.25.14
We learned that true competitors never, ever give up. Chris Spealler is the only competitor going to the Games who competed at the first-ever CrossFit Games in 2007. Pictured is Spealler...
Article, Posted Wed, 06.11.14
"Regional competitions spanned from Australia to Latin America and across the United States and Canada. We now know who will be competing in the 2014 Reebok CrossFit  Games...
Article, Posted Tue, 06.03.14
"You want to meet good people, join a CrossFit gym. I always tell young people, 'Don't hang out at a bar. That's stupid. Go to a CrossFit gym."   It was Sunday morning and...
Article, Posted Tue, 05.27.14
After an exciting Week 2, CrossFit Games Update hosts Sean Woodland, Pat Sherwood, Nicole Christensen and Tommy Marquez breakdown the women's competition from Australia, Canada East, Central East,...
Video, Posted Wed, 05.21.14
  Thorisdottir rules Europe again, Briggs does not qualify for Games.     There might be anarchy in the U.K. In a shocking finish to the Europe Regional...
Article, Posted Sun, 05.18.14
Briggs claws back but needs a big Day 3 to get back to the Games. It’s been a long time since Sam Briggs had to look up on the Leaderboard. On May 16,...
Article, Posted Sat, 05.17.14
Briggs sits in ninth, Thorisdottir battles knee injury. When you’re a recent CrossFit Games champion, you aren’t expected to compete at regionals. You...
Article, Posted Fri, 05.16.14
“With only one region for all of Europe, many strong individual athletes opt for their team, feeling it is the only way to book a spot to Carson. This strengthens the pool of team athletes.” ~...
Article, Posted Thu, 05.15.14