Athlete Profile

Athlete: Andre Gadney

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CrossFit Jozi East
178 cm
182 lb


Filthy 5025:00
Fight Gone Bad357
Sprint 400m1:04
Run 5k25:00
Clean & Jerk144 kg
Snatch114 kg
Deadlift240 kg
Back Squat178 kg
Max Pull-ups64



How I Eat

I eat quality foods but don't measure the amount

I watch what eat how else will I know if will fit in my mouth :-) I eat mostly quality food and stay away from junk food as much as I can

How I Train

I workout mostly at a CrossFit Affiliate

I have a coach who determines my programming

I record my workouts

I teach and do Pilates and Coach CrossFit I have a gymnastics background so every now and again i find my self swinging and doing some elements

My Athletic Background

I played youth or high school level sports

I played professional sports

I regularly play recreational sports

Artistic Gymnastics (Competitive School and Varsity) Acrobatic Gymnastics ( National Team Member)

My Experience With CrossFit

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

I have completed the CrossFit Level 1 certificate course

I train other people

I have a coaching background due to gymnastics and Pilates and starting to apply that in Crossfit

My Work/Rest Schedule

I do multiple workouts in a day 2x a week

I strictly schedule my rest days

I typically rest 4 or more days per month

I follow a 3 day on one day off 2 day on one day off program to fit in with my work week.

How long have you been doing CrossFit?

4+ years


Athlete Coverage

The Africa Regional has come a long way since 2009, when it was held outside on a grass field. In 2014, it was held at the Coca-Cola Dome in Johannesburg, South Africa. “We had a pretty small rig...
Video, Posted Sat, 06.21.14
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
"I am trying to keep the 'freak' out of competitions in the future," Gadney said.   Andre Gadney has qualified for the Africa Regional for the last two years, but has yet to be...
Article, Posted Wed, 02.19.14
With 109 registered athletes, CrossFit Jozi has earned the title 'Africa's Largest Team.'   With 109 athletes registered for the Open, CrossFit Jozi is Africa’s largest team. This means...
Article, Posted Fri, 03.15.13
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