Athlete Profile

Athlete: Ben Smith

Ben Smith's Profile Picture
Mid Atlantic
CrossFit Krypton
195 lb


Filthy 5016:17
Fight Gone Bad520
Sprint 400m0:58
Run 5k20:20
Clean & Jerk335 lb
Snatch300 lb
Deadlift540 lb
Back Squat480 lb
Max Pull-ups76



How I Eat

I eat quality foods but don't measure the amount

I eat 1-3 full cheat meals per week

How I Train

I workout mostly at a CrossFit Affiliate

I write my own programming

I record my workouts

CrossFit Krypton!

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 train other people

My Work/Rest Schedule

I do multiple workouts in a day 3+ times a week

How long have you been doing CrossFit?

4+ years


Athlete Coverage

On this episode of the CrossFit Games Update, host Sean Woodland and analyst Pat Sherwood break down Workout 15.3 on the leaderboard. Woodland and Sherwood then take a look at how the community...
Video, Posted Tue, 03.17.15
The top athletes exceeded 4 full rounds on 15.3.    The third week of the 2015 Reebok CrossFit Games Open is in the books. Last Thursday, Dave Castro announced that 15.3 would begin with...
Article, Posted Mon, 03.16.15
On this episode of Inside the Leaderboard, host Tommy Marquez gives a quick breakdown on which athletes to watch as Open Workout 15.3 unfolds.
Video, Posted Fri, 03.13.15
On this episode of the CrossFit Games Update, host Sean Woodland and analyst Pat Sherwood take a look at the men's leaderboard after Open Workout 15.2.    Next up, Tommy Marquez identifies...
Video, Posted Wed, 03.11.15
Last year's world record score has been shattered in 2015.    This article has been updated as of Thursday, March 12 at 7 p.m. PT: After video review of Natalie Newhart's performance of...
Article, Posted Mon, 03.09.15
In this edition of Inside the Leaderboard, host Tommy Marquez breaks down Open Workout 15.2—a repeat workout consisiting of overhead squats and chest-to-bar pull-ups—and highlights which athletes to...
Video, Posted Fri, 03.06.15
On this edition of the CrossFit Games Update, host Sean Woodland and analyst Pat Sherwood break down the top performances from the first week of the Open and take a look at some fresh faces in the...
Video, Posted Tue, 03.03.15
It's that time of year again! The CrossFit Games season is upon us and it all starts with the worldwide Open Thursday, Feb. 26. In this segment of the CrossFit Games Update, CrossFit HQ's Pat...
Video, Posted Wed, 02.18.15
Watch Ben Smith, Stacie Tovar, Emily Bridgers, and Scott Panchik close out the CrossFit Team Series.  Video by Mike Koslap.
Video, Posted Tue, 10.14.14
Sean Woodland and Pat Sherwood take a look at the top contenders of men's competition at the 2014 Reebok CrossFit Games in this "CrossFit Games Update."  Want to know how to watch the CrossFit Games...
Video, Posted Wed, 07.16.14