Athlete Profile

Athlete: Michele Letendre

Michele Letendre's Profile Picture
Region:
Canada East
Affiliate:
CrossFit Plateau
Gender:
Female
Age:
28
Height:
5'1"
Weight:
133 lb

Benchmarks

Workouts
Fran2:10
Helen8:19
Grace1:59
Filthy 500:00
Fight Gone Bad0
Sprint 400m0:00
Run 5k0:00
Maxes
Clean & Jerk225 lb
Snatch185 lb
Deadlift305 lb
Back Squat275 lb
Max Pull-ups50

Bio

ATHLETE INFORMATION

How I Eat

I eat strict Paleo

No fruit and no nuts

How I Train

I workout mostly at a CrossFit Affiliate

I have a coach who determines my programming

My programming is done by Darren Coughlan from Crossfit Newcastle. The program is called Give'm Cold Steel (givemcoldsteel.com). I've been following it for 2 years now.

My Athletic Background

I played youth or high school level sports

I am an ex competitive swimmer and waterpolo player

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

I started competing in October 2010 and won my first provincial competition, then I went on to do the open, securing a spot for regionals and finally placed second in the Canada East region and qualified for the 2011 Reebok Crossfit games. It was a wonderful experience, more than words can say and I was able to secure 25th place.

My Work/Rest Schedule

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

I typically rest 4 or more days per month

Monday through Friday I do two sessions a day, (GCS programming in the A.M. and Crossfit Newcastle general programming in the P.M.

How long have you been doing CrossFit?

2-4 years

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Athlete Coverage

“Once you’ve tasted victory, you want to do it again."   When it came time for the final event, there were few points separating the top athletes and teams in Canada East. Would we...
Article, Posted Sun, 05.26.13
"I saw her drop the bar and that was my cue to go."     Everyone was anxious for the start of Day 3 in Canada East where athletes would take on a the chipper...
Article, Posted Sun, 05.26.13
We caught up with Camille Leblanc-Bazinet and Michele Letendre to talk about their strategy for Event 6. On the May 25 episode of the CrossFit Games Update Show, Rory McKernan challenged Leblanc-...
Video, Posted Sun, 05.26.13
A look into Day 2 of Regional competition in Africa, Australia, Canada East, NorCal and South Central. Nicole Christensen, Pat Sherwood and Rory McKernan have all the big stories here. 
Video, Posted Sun, 05.26.13
Fourth grade student Emily Nichols interviews Michele Letendre for her school's show and tell.
Video, Posted Sat, 05.25.13
Athletes switch gears from a long, steady workout, to a heavy, fast couplet in Canada East. After the dreaded 100s, the athletes of Canada East set up for something a little...
Article, Posted Sat, 05.25.13
"There's nothing won until it's all won."   On a sunny but cool, Saturday morning in Toronto, the stands in the International Centre slowly filled. By the end of...
Article, Posted Sat, 05.25.13
CrossFit Games analysts Rory McKernan, Nicole Christensen and Pat Sherwood are back for the second weekend of Regional competition. Watch as they delve into Day 1 of the five Regionals happening this...
Video, Posted Sat, 05.25.13
Canada East competitor Michele Letendre sits in second place after one day of Regional competition. She had a fantastic first day, recording two second-place finishes and one first place. 
Video, Posted Fri, 05.24.13
"I thought I would finish. I underestimated the effect the overhead squats would have," Beaudoin said.  View more photos here.   After Jackie, the competitors faced a deadly duo...
Article, Posted Fri, 05.24.13