Athlete Profile

Athlete: Nick Urankar

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Central East
CrossFit 061
CrossFit 061
190 lb


Filthy 5015:30
Fight Gone Bad0
Sprint 400m0:00
Run 5k19:37
Clean & Jerk390 lb
Snatch305 lb
Deadlift535 lb
Back Squat475 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?

2-4 years

I started CrossFit in January 2010


Athlete Coverage

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
Today is a day of finality.   To say the environment leading athletes and spectators into the Central East is bleak is an understatement. After two days of competition the skys...
Article, Posted Sun, 05.13.12
Nick Urankar's wife, Lindsey Smith's husband, Rich Froning's mother, Julie Foucher's boyfriend and Graham Holmberg's wife disclose the quirky habits of the athletes. 
Video, Posted Sat, 05.12.12
Wife and fans of Nick Urankar show support with poster images of his face in the crowd. 
Video, Posted Sat, 05.12.12
Matt Chan, Cherie Chan and Josh Everett make predictions on who's going to the Games from Central East. With the entire CrossFit world looking to the Central East, some heavy hitters are...
Article, Posted Fri, 05.11.12
Founder of Rogue Fitness Bill Henniger discusses the Central East Region, how tough the region is and how its grown. 
Video, Posted Wed, 05.09.12
"We wanted a world record." And a world record SPC CrossFit got. A fog surrounds the Ohio Expo center as if to keep hidden the tests of strength and will meant for each...
Article, Posted Tue, 05.08.12
Find out who's going to compete at the 2012 Central East Regional.   ​Regionals are officially under way! The Canada East, Central East, Latin America and Southern California regions...
Article, Posted Wed, 05.02.12
Week 3 of the CrossFit Games Regional competitions begin on May 11. Watch Southern California, Canada East, Central East and Latin America throwdown for three days of grueling competition. 
Video, Posted Wed, 04.25.12
"In CrossFit, I found what I thought didn't exist. Half marathons sound dumb today." [ Nick Urankar hopes to go from a 36th place CrossFit Games finish in 2011 to a podium finish in 2012...
Article, Posted Thu, 04.19.12