Athlete Profile

Athlete: Heather Gillespie

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138 lb


Filthy 5018:58
Fight Gone Bad360
Sprint 400m1:09
Run 5k24:00
Clean & Jerk215 lb
Snatch185 lb
Deadlift325 lb
Back Squat255 lb
Max Pull-ups50



How I Eat

I eat quality foods but don't measure the amount

I eat whatever is convenient

I eat 1-3 full cheat meals per week

How I Train

I workout mostly at a CrossFit Affiliate

I write my own programming

My Athletic Background

I played youth or high school level sports

I played college sports

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 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 usually only do 1 workout a day

I typically rest 4 or more days per month

How long have you been doing CrossFit?

4+ years


Athlete Coverage

Central East's Julie Foucher opens overall lead with Track Triplet win.   After beginning their 2012 Reebok CrossFit Games two days earlier than expected at Camp...
Article, Posted Fri, 07.13.12
"I never placed higher than second in any workout all weekend ... it was all about consistency."   With her third place finish in the 2011 Canada West Regional still in her mind, Heather...
Article, Posted Mon, 06.18.12
"I'm in shock still," Gillespie says. "I've tried [to make it to the Games] a couple of years and I've kind of gotten comfortable with taking 3rd--or even less." Going into the final Regional Workout...
Video, Posted Wed, 05.02.12
The final day of the 2012 Canada West Regional wraps up and sends four athletes and two teams on to California. 
Video, Posted Mon, 04.30.12
Games Qualifying Women: Angie Pye and Heather Gillespie. See all Event Summary Videos.
Video, Posted Mon, 04.30.12
No woman in Canada West was able to make the time cap for the final workout of the Regional event. In the end, Angie Pye, Heather Gillespie took the top three spots in this workout.  Games Qualifying...
Video, Posted Sun, 04.29.12
Angie Pye finishes 1st in the Snatch Ladder (150 pounds) for her 1st place finish in the Regional. Heather Gillespie and Janine Walinski tied for 2nd with 140 pounds.  See all Event Summary Videos.
Video, Posted Sun, 04.29.12
Veterans Lucas Parker, Jeremy Meredith and Angie Pye, and newcomer Heather Gillespie will be making a trip to the Home Depot Center in July.     The Canada West...
Article, Posted Sun, 04.29.12
The Snatch Ladder surprises many competitors in Canada West. The Canada West Regional is doing its job. At the beginning of Day 3, the field had been narrowed...
Article, Posted Sun, 04.29.12
Emily Beers has done consistently well in this competition, but surprised many when she pulled ahead of Angie Pye in Workout 3 to finish in 1st place at 6:05. In 3rd is Heather Gillespie. See all ...
Video, Posted Sat, 04.28.12