Athlete Profile

Athlete: Ron Ortiz

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220 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 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

Open Workout 13.2 proved to be all about work capacity and speed. After starting off the 2013 Reebok CrossFit Games Open with a grueling 17 minutes of burpees and heavy snatches, a short and...
Article, Posted Mon, 03.18.13
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Article, Posted Mon, 03.11.13
The South East Masters Men are preparing for the Open.                                                                               With the CrossFit Games Open upon us, the...
Article, Posted Thu, 03.07.13
CrossFit Masters athletes put up an exceptional fight during the Open for one of 20 Games qualifying spots. CrossFit Masters athletes put up an exceptional fight during the Open...
Article, Posted Mon, 07.02.12