Athlete Profile

Athlete: Alexander Nettey

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North Central
CrossFit Chicago
CrossFit Chicago
200 lb


Filthy 500:00
Fight Gone Bad0
Sprint 400m0:00
Run 5k0:00
Clean & Jerk310 lb
Snatch275 lb
Deadlift0 lb
Back Squat405 lb
Max Pull-ups0


CROSSFIT Individual Regional Qualifier '09 -'15 2009 Crossfit Games Affiliate Team Member (Crossfit Chicago) Crossfit Games Individual Qualifier 2013 & 2014 COLLEGE 4 year varsity baseball player as an outfielder at the University of Notre Dame ('02-'06)


How I Eat

I eat quality foods but don't measure the amount

I eat 1-3 full cheat meals per week

How I Train

I workout mostly at a CrossFit Affiliate

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)

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

My Work/Rest Schedule

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

How long have you been doing CrossFit?

4+ years


Athlete Coverage

With an incredibly deep and talented pool of competitors, Akinwale had to fight until the end.    Last weekend, Jason Khalipa won five events and took second on the other two at the...
Article, Posted Sun, 06.02.13
“I wanted to drop it so bad, but the people in the crowd were waving at me and cheering so loud I had to keep going ..." ~Grace Dresher In the midst of gloomy...
Article, Posted Sun, 06.02.13
Join Sean Woodland, Pat Sherwood and Nicole Christensen on tonight's show, as they discuss the highs and lows from Day 2 of competition at the Asia, North Central, North West, and South West...
Video, Posted Sat, 06.01.13
To close the second day of the 2013 North Central Regional, the men faced 21-15-9 deadlifts (315 lbs.) and box jumps (30 inches) for Event 5.  Alex Nettey won with a time of 4:04. Justin Allen and...
Video, Posted Sat, 06.01.13
Side-by-side with veteran competitors, Alex Nettey took off.  "I was in a good groove," he says.  On his last couple box jumps, he got the yipps. Stutter jumping in front of the box, he lost a...
Video, Posted Sat, 06.01.13
With a time of 2:45, Elisabeth Akinwale set the all time record on Event 5.   Twenty one, fifteeen, and nine heavy deadlifts and high box jumps are nothing new. In 2011, the Regional...
Article, Posted Sat, 06.01.13
To start the second day of the 2013 North Central Regional, the men took on the 100s (Event 4). 
Video, Posted Sat, 06.01.13
"Today is survival day." “Today is survival day,” Brandon Pastorek said of the Day 2 events. The Marine Corp. Junior ROTC Golder College Prep Color Guard...
Article, Posted Sat, 06.01.13
"After overhead squats there's some shoulder fatigue, so I had to rely on that big kip," Christina Merlo said.   After taking on Jackie, competitors faced two back-to-back events....
Article, Posted Fri, 05.31.13
With so many different movements, every athlete had a strong suit to help propel them closer to their goal. With their eyes on the prize, the top 18 men and women, along with the top...
Article, Posted Sun, 05.20.12