Athlete Profile

Athlete: Ami Wight

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South East
Mako CrossFit
Mako CrossFit
140 lb


Filthy 5024:45
Fight Gone Bad340
Sprint 400m1:40
Run 5k24:45
Clean & Jerk185 lb
Snatch135 lb
Deadlift300 lb
Back Squat265 lb
Max Pull-ups50


In 2009 at 36, I entered my first CrossFit competition. Each year since then I have qualified to compete at the regional level. In 2014 I earned a trip to the CrossFit Games as a Masters Competitor and finished top 10 in the 40-44 division.


How I Eat

I eat quality foods but don't measure the amount

How I Train

I workout mostly at a CrossFit Affiliate

I record my workouts

My Athletic Background

I have no athletic background besides CrossFit

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 train other people

My Work/Rest Schedule

I usually only do 1 workout a day

I strictly schedule my rest days

I typically rest 4 or more days per month

How long have you been doing CrossFit?

4+ years


Athlete Coverage

"I may not make it to the Games this year, but before I turn 100, I will make it to the Games--and not as a spectator," Christine Stapleton said.   Unlike years past where the top 20...
Article, Posted Sat, 04.12.14
“One thing I have learned in my four years of CrossFit is everything I need, I already have it. Nobody else is going to get me there." Photo by: Wayne Wight   Photo by: Wayne Wight...
Article, Posted Sun, 04.28.13
"It is super impressive to see some of the numbers being posted this year because everyone is getting better and better every year, and I can only imagine where the sport is heading."  ...
Article, Posted Mon, 04.01.13
Cheryl Nasso is back! After struggling in Event 3, she finished in 1st place ahead of Ami Wright and Emily Bridgers.  See all Event Summary Videos.
Video, Posted Sat, 04.28.12
"This was the first thing I found that I was good at, and I can do this. I love this sport. I do this because I love it." ~Cheryl Nasso With no rest for the weary, Day 2 of...
Article, Posted Sat, 04.28.12
Find out who is competing at the 2012 South East Regional. Regionals kick off in just one week! The Canada West, South East, and South Central regions are the first to take on the brutal...
Article, Posted Fri, 04.20.12