Athlete Profile

Athlete: Spencer Hendel

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North East
Reebok CrossFit Medfield
215 lb


Filthy 5017:40
Fight Gone Bad447
Sprint 400m1:01
Run 5k20:32
Clean & Jerk365 lb
Snatch305 lb
Deadlift565 lb
Back Squat550 lb
Max Pull-ups62



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How I Train

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My Athletic Background

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My Experience With CrossFit

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My Work/Rest Schedule

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How long have you been doing CrossFit?

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Athlete Coverage

Twenty-four-year-old competitor Spencer Hendel placed 13th at the CrossFit Games this year. His first CrossFit workout was Grace, which he completed in around 10 minutes. After some hesitation, he...
Video, Posted Tue, 12.04.12
Spencer Hendel, four-time CrossFit Game athlete snatches 225-lb. for eight reps, tap-and-go.
Video, Posted Fri, 11.02.12
Froning collects $250,000 in defending CrossFit Games title. It’s another repeat! Like Annie Thorisdottir on the women’s side of the competition, Rich Froning came out on top again to...
Article, Posted Sun, 07.15.12
Valenzuela and Akinwale clear the women's Clean Ladder. What’s cooler than lifting heavy weight fast? Not much. At 4 p.m., the Individual athletes entered the Clean Ladder, where they...
Article, Posted Sat, 07.14.12
Individuals go short and fast before running 400s in the Track Triplet. The Individual men, fresh from a day off following Wednesday’s events at Camp Pendleton,...
Article, Posted Fri, 07.13.12
Filmmaker Sevan Matossian talks with Dave Castro about programming, Adrian Bozman and Chuck Carswell about judging, Spencer Hendel and Austin Malleolo on being at the Games again, and watches Rich...
Video, Posted Thu, 07.12.12
Training partners Austin Malleolo and Spencer Hendel of Reebok CrossFit One are headed back to the CrossFit Games. Here, they talk about training together and preparing for the Games. Video by Again...
Video, Posted Sun, 07.01.12
"My goal every year is just to make it to the Games," Hendel says. "Everything else on top of that is a bonus."   It’s a year of firsts for Spencer Hendel. First year competing in the...
Article, Posted Tue, 06.26.12
Hendel has clawed his way to the Games before.   Spencer Hendel snagged third place at the North East Regional on the final workout of the weekend. At 23, he’ll make his fourth...
Article, Posted Mon, 06.25.12
The North East Regional winners have been crowned.   The North East Regional winners have been crowned after leaving it all out in the field at the end of day’s...
Article, Posted Sun, 05.27.12