Athlete Profile

Athlete: Nicholas Urankar

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Central East
CrossFit 061
CrossFit 061
195 lb


Filthy 5015:30
Fight Gone Bad0
Sprint 400m0:00
Run 5k19:37
Clean & Jerk390 lb
Snatch310 lb
Deadlift555 lb
Back Squat480 lb
Max Pull-ups55


I CROSSFIT Instagram/Twitter @nickurankar


How I Eat

I eat quality foods but don't measure the amount

I stay away from grains and processed foods. I am partially Paleo but would not consider myself strict by any means

How I Train

I workout mostly at a CrossFit Affiliate

I incorporate workouts

I write my own programming

I record my workouts

My Athletic Background

I have no athletic background besides CrossFit

I played college 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 typically rest 4 or more days per month

How long have you been doing CrossFit?

4+ years


Athlete Coverage

The welcome party is over and it's time to get serious. Though Fifth Third Arena was packed with more than 4,100 bodies for the day’s events, a chill swept...
Article, Posted Sat, 05.17.14
There’s still time for the big guns to pull out the heavy weapons.  Fifth Third Arena is big. But not big enough to hide the elephant in the room: For the first...
Article, Posted Fri, 05.16.14
"In the sport of CrossFit, I really think it’s anyone’s game. You can throw every stat out the window when you go to the battlefield in competition."  Photos by: Andy Eggert In 2010,...
Article, Posted Tue, 05.21.13
Arguably, the women of the Central East have the hardest job in CrossFit — they have to keep up with the men of the Central East. And if history has taught us anything, it’s that this doesn’t...
Article, Posted Fri, 04.05.13
With three athletes sitting top 10 in the worldwide standings, more than any other region, the Central East men prove once again that they came to play.   Moments after Dave Castro...
Article, Posted Fri, 03.29.13
Does "Leaderboarding" hurt or help?   Once you get into Leaderboarding, it’s hard to kick the habit. CrossFit Level 1 Seminar Trainer, Doug Chapman, tries to keep his athletes from...
Article, Posted Fri, 03.22.13
“If you can get out of the Central East, you deserve to be at the Games. If I can’t beat the men in Central East, then I shouldn’t be there anyway.”   Nick Urankar began training...
Article, Posted Wed, 03.13.13
Repeat CrossFit Games champion, Rich Froning, sits atop the Leaderboard in Central East. Danielle Sidell leads the women with an impressive 204 reps on 13.1.   The 2013 Reebok CrossFit...
Article, Posted Mon, 03.11.13
"I think we're all here because, not only do we want to make ourselves better, but we want to make each other better."   Inaugural competition events set the stage for a weekend of...
Article, Posted Tue, 05.15.12
World records, close races and tough competition surrounded Central East. What's true in the Central East Region is just as true everywhere else when the final event...
Article, Posted Sun, 05.13.12