Athlete Profile

Athlete: Sarah Hopping Estrella

Sarah Hopping Estrella's Profile Picture
Northern California
Arena Ready CrossFit
Arena Ready CrossFit
170 lb


Filthy 5020:30
Fight Gone Bad375
Sprint 400m0:59
Run 5k0:00
Clean & Jerk263 lb
Snatch215 lb
Deadlift395 lb
Back Squat352 lb
Max Pull-ups32



How I Eat

I eat quality foods but don't measure the amount

I go through phases of strict Paleo and macros, but right now I'm just eating meat and vegetables, nuts and seeds, some fruit, little starch and no sugar. I try to eat at levels that support exercise, but not body fat.

How I Train

I workout mostly at a CrossFit Affiliate

I have a coach who determines my programming

I record my workouts

I'm following the Star|Hopping method at the moment.

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-style weightlifting plus CrossFit since college NPGL - San Francisco Fire

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 do multiple workouts in a day 3+ times a week

I typically rest fewer than 4 days per month

I CrossFit. Constantly varied, functional movements, executed at high intensity.

How long have you been doing CrossFit?

4+ years


Athlete Coverage

"I know I am so blessed to be here and I really want to do the best I can." In a moment, it all can end. Several years ago, Margaux Alvarez’s sister died in a car accident on an icy...
Article, Posted Wed, 07.10.13
"There is a guy out there who wants it bad, but hopefully I want it more," Pat Barber said.   Some new faces are headed to the 2013 CrossFit Games. When the dust cleared after a hard-...
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
"We didn't expect the Games to be on ESPN three years after it was (at The Ranch)," Director of Training Dave Castro says. "We're paying a little respect to the land that started it all." The Ranch...
Video, Posted Thu, 12.06.12