Athlete Profile

Athlete: Ruth Anderson-Horrell

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CrossFit Wild South
167 cm
155 lb


Filthy 500:00
Fight Gone Bad0
Sprint 400m0:00
Run 5k0:00
Clean & Jerk97 kg
Snatch72 kg
Deadlift170 kg
Back Squat145 kg
Max Pull-ups38



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.


Athlete Coverage

Denae Brown continues her streak of success with a 1st place finish on Event 4, finishing in 17:34. Ruth Anderson Horrell finishes almost 2 minutes later in 19:16, with Kara Gordon following in 3rd...
Video, Posted Sat, 05.19.12
Ruth Anderson Horrell, Kara Gordon and Jennifer James finished in the top three for Event 3 in Australia.  See all Event Summary Videos.
Video, Posted Sat, 05.19.12
Week 4 of the CrossFit Games Regionals kick off May 18th in the North Central, Northern California and Australia Regions.
Video, Posted Wed, 05.02.12
  The 2011 Games season was a successful one for the Australia region, and a great spectacle for the fans. With competitors like Amy Dracup, Chris Hogan, Steve Willis, and Sue Oakman, along with a...
Article, Posted Tue, 01.24.12
At the 2011 Reebok CrossFit Games, you’ll see many of your favorite female athletes for the women’s competition. But this year’s Games season opened up the competition to a much wider group of...
Article, Posted Wed, 01.11.12
The morning is crisp, and the dew-covered grass slips quietly under the feet of a woman with fiery red hair. Dressed in her work clothes, she has woken up early to care for her herd of 2,500 ewes...
Article, Posted Wed, 01.11.12
Any doubt about Australia being a competitive region has been crushed due to three phenomenal athletes. After the 2011 CrossFit Games, the women of Australia proved to the world they are forces to...
Article, Posted Mon, 01.09.12