Athlete Profile

Athlete: David Lipson

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210 lb


Filthy 5015:00
Fight Gone Bad450
Sprint 400m1:00
Run 5k18:45
Clean & Jerk325 lb
Snatch270 lb
Deadlift651 lb
Back Squat575 lb
Max Pull-ups50


Husband,Son, Brother, Coach, Athlete


How I Eat

I eat quality foods but don't measure the amount

How I Train

I workout mostly at a CrossFit Affiliate

I train at CrossFit Invictus, I love training outside in different environments as well as all the wonderful Gyms we travel to for the level 1 seminars.

My Athletic Background

I played youth or high school level sports

I played college sports

I played professional sports

I regularly play recreational sports

Skateboarding, baseball, strongman, crossfit

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

Started alone. Then with Coach Mike P from CrossFit Gotham in nyc. Then crossfit took me all over the map.

My Work/Rest Schedule

I do multiple workouts in a day 2x a week

I Follow a bulgrian weightlifting progression and do metabolic conditioning in conjunction with it.

How long have you been doing CrossFit?

2-4 years

Started in 2008


Athlete Coverage

Go backstage with Camille Leblanc-Bazinet, Annie Thorisdottir, Sam Briggs, as well as several athletes and the Games crew while they prep for the announcement of Workout 15.5—the final for the 2015...
Video, Posted Fri, 04.10.15
“It was really just trying to stay in control, very focused and believing in my ability.” Photo by Dave Lipson       If the Canada East Regional was any indication, this could be...
Article, Posted Thu, 07.10.14
Longtime competitor Dave Lipson is competing this year in the SoCal Region. After first-place finishes on the Overhead Squat Complex and the Deadlift/Box jump events, he's sitting in 13th place in...
Video, Posted Sat, 05.18.13
"But I'll tell you, having Bill Grundler—one of my idols—and Josh Bridges next to me the whole time really pumped me up and pushed me to go." ~Kenny Leverich At 3...
Article, Posted Fri, 05.17.13
"Slow and steady wins the race," Voigt said after winning Event 1. Del Mar, Calif.—There are no sure things in SoCal. Kicking off under drizzle and May gray skies, this year’s SoCal...
Article, Posted Fri, 05.17.13
Camille Leblanc-Bazinet reflects on her Games weekend and revels in the fact that she climbed from a 30th place position to claiming a sixth place spot as the weekend ended.
Video, Posted Mon, 07.23.12