Athlete Profile

Athlete: Ron Ortiz

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South East
HustleHard CrossFit
HustleHard CrossFit
219 lb


Filthy 500:00
Fight Gone Bad0
Sprint 400m1:25
Run 5k21:30
Clean & Jerk285 lb
Snatch230 lb
Deadlift405 lb
Back Squat390 lb
Max Pull-ups30


Husband of 23 years married to Shari. Father of three awesome Young adults Tanner my oldest is in Fire Fighter School, Justin an avid Crossfiter great swimmer will be Continuing swimming in College with the hopes of becoming a Swim Coach, Arianna my lovely intelligent daughter is also a phenom in the water now swimming with The Lake Lytal Lightning Swim Team. I have been a Firefighter for 15 years and have been Crossfiting for the past 5 years. I have been a games competitor for the last 4 years. I have been Truly blessed to be introduced to the Masters Crossfit Community and have made some amazing friends.


How I Eat

I eat strict Paleo

I eat quality foods but don't measure the amount

paleo/zone combo. NuFit

How I Train

I workout mostly at a CrossFit Affiliate

I have a coach who determines my programming

I record my workouts

I have an amazing support system in my wife Shari, my Coach Chip Thorndyke and great athletes such as Chase Daniels, Chris Muscarella, Stephanie Mc Carthy, Pierre & Pam Soero and all of my Gym Family who stay after normal workouts to help pace me and keep me motivated. These Guys Push me to be better!!! God Being my inspiration.

My Athletic Background

I played youth or high school level sports

I played college sports

My Experience With CrossFit

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

I typically rest 4 or more days per month

How long have you been doing CrossFit?

4+ years


Athlete Coverage

Hosts Sean Woodland and Pat Sherwood delve into the Masters Men competition to gear up for the 2014 Reebok CrossFit Games. The Masters competition is held from Tuesday, July 22 to Thursday, July 24...
Video, Posted Wed, 07.09.14
"I loved getting to judge her and strategize with her throughout the Open and final four workouts. I am so thankful just how supportive she is of me," Ron Ortiz said about his wife, Shari...
Article, Posted Thu, 05.01.14
After the first-ever Masters Qualifier came to a close Monday, CrossFit Games Update hosts Miranda Oldroyd, Pat Sherwood and Sean Woodland take a look at the Masters Men Leaderboard. 
Video, Posted Tue, 04.22.14
With the Masters Qualifier Event announcement in just 24 hours, Miranda Oldroyd, Pat Sherwood and Sean Woodland take a look at the men's side of the masters competition.
Video, Posted Wed, 04.16.14
Masters athletes inspire and prove age is a meaningless number. After six events including Olympic lifts, running, sled pulls, deadlifts and more, CrossFit Games...
Article, Posted Thu, 07.25.13
The fittest over 40 take on Oly lifting on Day 3. Ten CrossFit Games champions will be crowned today as the Masters divisions wrap competition after two final events. With two...
Article, Posted Thu, 07.25.13
Meet the Masters Men representing the South East at the 2013 Reebok CrossFit Games. The battle for those precious few spots allotted to Masters athletes is over. For...
Article, Posted Tue, 07.16.13
For most of us, our Games season has come to a close.   For most of us, our Games season has come to a close. But for the top men and women around the world, the 2013 Reebok CrossFit...
Article, Posted Mon, 04.08.13
"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
As if Karen wasn't bad enough, add 90 double-unders and throw in 30 muscle-ups, and you have a 12-minute gut check.   Open Workout 13.3 came as a big surprise to all as it was announced...
Article, Posted Mon, 03.25.13