Athlete Profile

Athlete: Nico van der Walt

Nico van der Walt's Profile Picture
Team CrossFit Tokai
CrossFit Tokai
177 cm
189 lb


Filthy 500:00
Fight Gone Bad399
Sprint 400m0:00
Run 5k0:00
Clean & Jerk295 lb
Snatch225 lb
Deadlift506 lb
Back Squat416 lb
Max Pull-ups42



How I Eat

I eat quality foods but don't measure the amount

I eat whatever is convenient

How I Train

I workout mostly at a CrossFit Affiliate

I write my own programming

I record my workouts

My Athletic Background

I played youth or high school level sports

I played college sports

I regularly play recreational sports

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 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 strictly schedule my rest days

I typically rest 4 or more days per month

How long have you been doing CrossFit?

2-4 years


Athlete Coverage

Andre Gadney and Celestie Engelbrecht lead after the second day of the regional. Handstand push-ups have been programmed in every regional and CrossFit Games...
Article, Posted Sat, 05.31.14
Celestie Engelbrecht and Jason Smith lead after the first day of the regional. The individual competition in Africa kicked off with some big news: Several top...
Article, Posted Fri, 05.30.14
CrossFit affiliates all over Cape Town, South Africa are rolling up their doors and doing the Open as a community. The roller doors are wide open at CrossFit Tokai and people have...
Article, Posted Thu, 03.21.13
If the first two weeks are anything to go by, we can look forward to more solid performances from the old hands on the men’s Leaderboard and to newcomers adding fresh energy and excitement to...
Article, Posted Sun, 03.17.13
“It is pretty inspirational to be around him because he has such a strong drive to be his best. He reminds me of the Energizer Bunny — he never quits and his everlasting energy is infectious...
Article, Posted Sat, 02.16.13
Games competitor Danie du Preez gets his second 1st place finish in Event 4. A day full of surprises for Day 2 of the Africa Regional brought its share of heartbreak and...
Article, Posted Sat, 05.05.12
Christian Oman returned on Day 2 to take the first workout by storm. He dominated from start to finish and ended with a 4:31 time David Levey finished 2nd with 436 and newer athlete Nico van der Walt...
Video, Posted Sat, 05.05.12
CrossFit Platinum finished Event 3 in 7:13 -- a performance comparable to top times in other regions. Day 2 in Africa begins with four teams, 13 men and three women at Camps...
Article, Posted Sat, 05.05.12
Find out who's competing at the 2012 Africa Regional. The Africa, Asia, Mid Atlantic and South West regions will take on the brutal 2012 Regional Workouts May 4-6 for Week 2 of Regional...
Article, Posted Mon, 04.23.12
The names at the top of the Leaderboard were still familiar in the Africa Region. After the no frills burpee challenge of workout 12.1, and the technical, but heavy 12.2 snatch workout,...
Article, Posted Mon, 03.12.12