Athlete Profile

Athlete: Ruth Anderson Horrell

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Region:
Australia
Affiliate:
CrossFit Wild South
Gender:
Female
Age:
30
Height:
167 cm
Weight:
155 lb

Benchmarks

Workouts
Fran3:10
Helen7:59
Grace2:07
Filthy 500:00
Fight Gone Bad0
Sprint 400m0:00
Run 5k0:00
Maxes
Clean & Jerk97 kg
Snatch72 kg
Deadlift170 kg
Back Squat145 kg
Max Pull-ups38

Bio

ATHLETE INFORMATION

How I Eat

I eat strict Paleo

I eat quality foods but don't measure the amount

How I Train

I have a coach who determines my programming

I record my workouts

I train and coach at CrossFit Invercargill. I also train at DogTown CrossFit for small parts of the year, and am programmed for by Dusty Hyland. My weightlifting coach is Jules Dempsey. I am supported by Again Faster, 180 Nutrition, and Just Another WOD

My Athletic Background

I played youth or high school level sports

Decline to answer

I came from multisport, long distance trail running and triathlon (all were recreational ). I played rugby up to university level.

My Experience With CrossFit

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

I have attended one or more specialty courses

I have had a life changing experience due to CrossFit

I train other people

Chris McSweeney (Crossfit Kapiti )started my CrossFit journey.

My Work/Rest Schedule

I do multiple workouts in a day 3+ times a week

I typically rest 4 or more days per month

I am coached by Dusty Hyland (crossfit) and Jules Dempsey (oly). My training partners are Michael Ungerer, and Lindsey Valenzuela. I am supported by WOD Gear, 180 nutrition and Just Another Wod (JAW).

How long have you been doing CrossFit?

4+ years

Ive been to 5 regionals, and the last 3 CrossFit Games.

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