Athlete Profile

Athlete: Colin Jenkins

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180 lb


Filthy 5017:51
Fight Gone Bad430
Sprint 400m0:54
Run 5k20:05
Clean & Jerk315 lb
Snatch265 lb
Deadlift475 lb
Back Squat445 lb
Max Pull-ups59


Director of Training at West Coast Strength & Conditioning


How I Eat

Higher carbohydrate food profile. 200-350g of carbs/day. Moderate Protein, Moderate Fat.

How I Train

My coach is James "OPT" Fitzgerald, who has been for the past 3 years

My Athletic Background

I played football, wrestling and track during High School. In college, I payed Rugby for a bit before getting a torn ACL/MCL/PCL/Meniscus. After surgery, I found CrossFit and used the training to rehab my knee.

My Experience With CrossFit

I'm a Level 2 CrossFIt Coach, OPT-CCP Coach, and owner of a CrossFit facility called West Coast Strength & Conditioning in Ventura, CA. I also run West Coast Exclusive Coaching ( where I create customized program designs for others who want to get to the next level in their fitness. I have competed in: -2008 CrossFit Games -2009 NorCal Regionals -2010 Southwest Regionals -2011 SoCal Regionals (15th Place) -2012 SoCal Regionals (7th Place) -2013 SoCal Regionals (TBD)

My Work/Rest Schedule

I usually have 9-11 training sessions per week. I take 2 full rest days per week as well.

How long have you been doing CrossFit?

6+ Years


Athlete Coverage

“In my first CrossFit Games, everything was new to me ... At the time, I went by CJ. Well, CJ Martin was competing next to me in a heat, so I used his fans to motivate me to do better when I...
Article, Posted Tue, 05.14.13
At the end of Day 1, Bill Grundler and Kristan Clever are sitting at the top of the Leaderboard. The crowds grew as the day wore on in Pomona, Calif., the mid-day sun beating...
Article, Posted Tue, 05.08.12
Bill Grundler, 42, wins the men's competition, and Kristan Clever sets a new world record by 10 seconds. Southern Californians love their cars, so it’s fitting the SoCal...
Article, Posted Tue, 05.08.12
Bill Grunder, the 42-year-old competitor finished in 1st place with a time of 2:12 in SoCal. Colin Jenkins and Roy Voss followed a few seconds behind.  See all Event Summary Videos.
Video, Posted Tue, 05.08.12
"Everyone in the gym is going to do all of the Open Workouts," CrossFit Goodland owner Nick Conn says. "I'm really just hoping to use [the Open] as a learning experience," CrossFit Goodland member...
Video, Posted Wed, 02.15.12