Athlete Profile

Athlete: Sarah Hopping

Sarah Hopping's Profile Picture
Region:
Northern California
Team:
Arena Ready CrossFit
Affiliate:
Arena Ready CrossFit
Gender:
Female
Age:
30
Height:
5'11"
Weight:
170 lb

Benchmarks

Workouts
Fran3:24
Helen8:01
Grace1:53
Filthy 5020:30
Fight Gone Bad375
Sprint 400m0:59
Run 5k0:00
Maxes
Clean & Jerk263 lb
Snatch200 lb
Deadlift370 lb
Back Squat335 lb
Max Pull-ups32

Bio

4th Place 2013 NorCal Regional || 6th Place 2012 NorCal Regional || 3rd Place 2012 US Nationals Olympic Weightlifting 75kg || Dec. 26, 2010 Broken Elbow || 1st Place 2010 USAW CrossFit Open 75kg || 2010 Southwest Regional Qualifier || 3rd Place 2008 US Olympic Trials Hammer Throw || NCAA Div I All American Track & Field || Former Pac-10 Record Holder Hammer Throw || Stanford Record Holder Hammer Throw || All-American Junior National Heptathlon || 2x CO State Champion Long Jump

ATHLETE INFORMATION

How I Eat

I weigh and measure my food

I eat strict Paleo

I'm working to stay in the 75kg weight class, so I eat pretty clean these days.

How I Train

I workout mostly at a CrossFit Affiliate

I have a coach who determines my programming

I record my workouts

I'm focusing on Olympic Lifting this year, and following programming from USA Weightlifting. Before that, I followed the Star|Hopping method.

My Athletic Background

I played youth or high school level sports

I played college sports

I played professional sports

Soccer as a kid Long/triple/high jumper and hurdler in high school Hammer thrower in college Hammer and Olympic lifting plus CrossFit since college

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

CrossFit has impacted my life in incredibly wonderful ways.

My Work/Rest Schedule

I typically rest fewer than 4 days per month

I do 5-6 Olympic Lifting exercises per day. The only metcons I've done in 2014 are for the CrossFit Open.

How long have you been doing CrossFit?

4+ years

Leaderboard

Athlete Coverage

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Article, Posted Sun, 05.26.13
A look into Day 2 of Regional competition in Africa, Australia, Canada East, NorCal and South Central. Nicole Christensen, Pat Sherwood and Rory McKernan have all the big stories here. 
Video, Posted Sun, 05.26.13
"My expectations are to make a spot on the podium and stick with the game plan," Ashley Carriveau said.   Just because an event is short, that doesn’t make it easy. In Event 5, the...
Article, Posted Sat, 05.25.13
CrossFit Games analysts Rory McKernan, Nicole Christensen and Pat Sherwood are back for the second weekend of Regional competition. Watch as they delve into Day 1 of the five Regionals happening this...
Video, Posted Sat, 05.25.13
Event 2 is a minefield. As they walked to their bars, the women were mindful of the fact that Shana Alverson and Andrea Ager both lost their opportunity to compete at the CrossFit Games after...
Article, Posted Fri, 05.24.13
For the first time this year, NorCal fielded the top score in the world with Jason Khalipa, owner of NorCal CrossFit, dominating 13.4 with 129 reps. The fourth workout of the 2013 Open...
Article, Posted Fri, 03.29.13
Neal Maddox and Brandy Richardson topped the Northern California Leaderboard on 13.1. Open Workout 13.1 is history. NorCal athletes took their best shots at a workout that was a combination...
Article, Posted Mon, 03.11.13
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Video, Posted Thu, 12.06.12