Athlete: Scott Panchik
How I Eat
I eat quality foods but don't measure the amount
How I Train
I workout mostly at a CrossFit Affiliate
I workout mostly at home, work, or a traditional gym
My Athletic Background
I played youth or high school level sports
I played college sports
My Experience With CrossFit
I began CrossFit with a coach (e.g. at an affiliate)
My dad is a certified coach and got me started with crossfit. I started at Crossfit Pittsburgh.
My Work/Rest Schedule
I strictly schedule my rest days
I workout when my body feels good.
How long have you been doing CrossFit?
In 2014, the only competitors going to the CrossFit Games are those who qualify at regionals—no special invitations, no past-champ rule, no wild cards. In the Central East Region, that means only the...
Video, Posted Mon, 07.14.14
In this episode of "Sub-3 Minutes," Sevan Matossian chats with Games athlete Scott Panchik about his aspirations for the upcoming CrossFit Games and chasing Rich Froning at the Central East Regional.
Video, Posted Thu, 07.03.14
“I can’t really argue with anyone who says I don’t have the experience. ... I have never been to the Games. Over the last year, I have competed as much as possible to try and get as much...
Article, Posted Tue, 07.01.14
"I learned very quickly that you can't worry about the guy next to you. You have to stick to your game plan." Will Moorad planned on getting married May 17. But when he...
Article, Posted Sat, 06.21.14
Although it shared its weekend with four other events, the Central East Regional was the show-stopper. The competitors’ names alone were enough to pique the interest of even the casual CrossFit Games...
Video, Posted Wed, 06.11.14
The regional season has come and gone and we know who is going to the 2014 Reebok CrossFit Games. Host Tommy Marquez takes a look inside the Leaderboard to make predictions for the top three men and...
Video, Posted Tue, 06.10.14
It's 2012 all over again as Rich Froning and Julie Foucher take the Central East. Two years ago, Rich Froning and Julie Foucher claimed the top...
Article, Posted Sun, 05.18.14
The welcome party is over and it's time to get serious. Though Fifth Third Arena was packed with more than 4,100 bodies for the day’s events, a chill swept...
Article, Posted Sat, 05.17.14
There’s still time for the big guns to pull out the heavy weapons. Fifth Third Arena is big. But not big enough to hide the elephant in the room: For the first...
Article, Posted Fri, 05.16.14
"They still have a lot of growing to do, but mentally, they are as tough as they come. They aren't your typical 17-year-olds," Scott Panchik said. Photo courtesy of Rick Fagan. Scott...
Article, Posted Wed, 03.26.14