Athlete Profile

Athlete: Samantha Petersen

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North West
CrossFit Anacortes
CrossFit Anacortes
165 lb


Filthy 5023:18
Fight Gone Bad374
Sprint 400m1:35
Run 5k20:26
Clean & Jerk200 lb
Snatch165 lb
Deadlift360 lb
Back Squat270 lb
Max Pull-ups27



How I Eat

I weigh and measure my food

I eat strict Paleo

I eat quality foods but don't measure the amount

I try and eat paleo, but you only live once. If I can eat paleo I do but if its not there then I eat what is. Right now I'm giving the flexible dieting(macro nutritional) .

How I Train

I workout mostly at a CrossFit Affiliate

I incorporate workouts

Being a trainer at CrossFit Anacortes allows me to train through out the day, so I incorporate 3-5 work outs a day.

My Athletic Background

I played youth or high school level sports

I played club volleyball though out high school.

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

Level 1., Level 2., CrossFit Gymnastics, CrossFit Oly Lifting, CrossFit Football, CrossFit Kids

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

Started CrossFit in 2008, a month after my daughter was born I was over weight about 230#'s. I was tiered of being over weight so a friend and I joined CrossFit together. I started to become addicted to it. Now I am in the best shape of my life and I love every minute of it. This has become a way of life, I have had the opportunity to experience things that maybe otherwise I may have not been able to.


Athlete Coverage

Allison King edged out Samantha Petersen for 1st place in Event 5 by adding 6 double-unders to her 145-pound snatch. Petersen finished 2nd with 145 pounds. Molly Hunsinger was 3rd with 140 and 5...
Video, Posted Sun, 05.27.12
While Day 1 was an exercise in strength and stamina, today checked the athletes' level of overall fitness. The sun shined again as Day 2 got under way in the North West...
Article, Posted Sat, 05.26.12
Allison King is putting up a good fight to get to the top of the Leaderboard. She finished 1st in Event 3 with a time of 5:38. Samantha Petersen came in 2nd with 5:48 and Cheryl Brost 3rd with 5:54....
Video, Posted Sat, 05.26.12
During Event 2 in the North West, the hang cleans separated the elite. During Event 2 of the North West Regional, the hang cleans separated the elite from the...
Article, Posted Sat, 05.26.12
Samantha Petersen took first place on Women's Event 2, with a time of 12:39. She's sitting in 2nd place overall after Day 1 of the North West Regional.
Video, Posted Fri, 05.25.12
Samantha Peterson, 2011 Games competitor, finished 1st in the North West for Event 2. Following 21 seconds behind her was Samantha Snyder. Tied for 3rd was Cheryl Brost and Allison King at 13:36. ...
Video, Posted Fri, 05.25.12
Find out who's going to the 2012 North West Regional.   The North East, North West and Europe Regions will take on the brutal 2012 Regional Workouts May 25-27 for Week 5 of Regional...
Article, Posted Wed, 05.16.12
The North West Region's Leaderboard has many new faces at the top headed into the Regional.  The 2012 CrossFit Games Open has come to a close and the athletes of the North West Region now...
Article, Posted Fri, 03.30.12
One lone male competitor in the North West Region was able to break the 90-rep barrier.  What a difference a week can make. Week 2 of the CrossFit Games Open has come to a close and the...
Article, Posted Mon, 03.05.12
At the 2011 Reebok CrossFit Games, you’ll see many of your favorite female athletes for the women’s competition. But this year’s Games season opened up the competition to a much wider group of...
Article, Posted Wed, 01.11.12