Athlete Profile

Athlete: Scott Olson

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South West
Front Range CrossFit Too
Front Range CrossFit
205 lb


Filthy 500:00
Fight Gone Bad315
Sprint 400m1:20
Run 5k0:00
Clean & Jerk215 lb
Snatch155 lb
Deadlift435 lb
Back Squat335 lb
Max Pull-ups40


Will be my fifth time competing at games....hopefully. Tore my bicep in deadlift event in 2010, placed 2nd in 2011 masters 55-59, 1st place in 2012 60+, 1st place in 2013. Excited to have Tim Anderson and Denny Hawkins entering the old guys category! Expecting even more serious competition again this my ass off again!!! Good luck to all my Master buds. Train smart and stay healthy!!!


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 record my workouts

My Athletic Background

I played college sports

I regularly play recreational sports

My Experience With CrossFit

I began CrossFit with a coach (e.g. at an affiliate)

My Work/Rest Schedule

I usually only do 1 workout a day

How long have you been doing CrossFit?

2-4 years


Athlete Coverage

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
The masters field is cut down to 12 athletes in each group. The women in the 50-54 Masters Division were done with the event, but they weren’t ready to leave the track....
Article, Posted Wed, 07.24.13
The Masters enter their second day of competition. “That was for all the meatheads,” Greg Smiley said of Event 3. On day two of the masters competition, things got...
Article, Posted Wed, 07.24.13
Masters competitors tell Father Time to get lost in Event 2. “It’s cougar country,” one coach said while walking through the Masters warm-up area, and indeed spectators...
Article, Posted Tue, 07.23.13
When Scott Olson’s daughter told him about her CrossFit workouts that involved hundreds of reps at a time, he thought it was “nuts.” “Nobody can do 100 pull-ups,” he thought. But Olson gave it a try...
Video, Posted Fri, 07.19.13
The South West proved to be as competitive as ever, with athletes pushing each other to new heights throught the Open.   Time sure does fly. With Open Workout 13.5 in the bag and yet...
Article, Posted Mon, 04.08.13
Open Workout 13.4 is in the books.   “13.4 in the books,” Chris Dozois says. “That was more of a sprint than I thought it would be — which is great for me. One-hundred eighteen, and I...
Article, Posted Mon, 04.01.13