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

V is for victory, and also Voigt, Voboril and Valenzuela. View more photos here. If Event 4 was long and grueling, Event 5 was short, heavy, and brutal. Take a break...
Article, Posted Sat, 05.18.13
“I want to have a great Games season — whether that means doing great in the Open, or great at Regionals or advancing to the Games." Photos courtesy of Pops Martin   David Lipson...
Article, Posted Thu, 04.04.13
SoCal men race to the finish in Event 3 under the sun. 
Video, Posted Sat, 05.12.12
The race between 1st and 2nd, and 3rd and 4th is separated by just one little point. On the second day of the Southern California Regional competition, athletes showcased...
Article, Posted Sat, 05.12.12
Dave Lipson finished strong on Event 3 with a time of 3:46. Kenneth Leverich and Jon Pera tied for 2nd.  See all Event Summary Videos.
Video, Posted Thu, 05.10.12
At the end of Day 1, Bill Grundler and Kristan Clever are sitting at the top of the Leaderboard. The crowds grew as the day wore on in Pomona, Calif., the mid-day sun beating...
Article, Posted Tue, 05.08.12
At the end of Week 5, a new name and an old name appear at the top of the Leaderboard.   Five weeks of the 2012 Open concluded with a historic blast from the past. The same Fran ladder...
Article, Posted Mon, 03.26.12