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

Rory McKernan, Pat Sherwood and Miranda Oldroyd reflect on the top 10 moments during this years Regional competition. 
Video, Posted Fri, 06.08.12
"Sometimes I underestimate what I am capable of doing, and this year I am more than ready to prove myself wrong..."   Lindsey Valenzuela went into the 2012 Southern California Regional...
Article, Posted Thu, 06.07.12
Rory McKernan and Pat Sherwood delve into ten of the most outstanding performances of the Northern California, North Central, and Australia Regional. 
Video, Posted Thu, 05.24.12
NorCal is the home to lifting monsters. The sun dawned bright at the Santa Clara County Fairgrounds as the final day of the Northern California Regional got under way. The floor of...
Article, Posted Sun, 05.20.12
Sarah Hopping set a new world record, besting Lindsey Valenzuela's record, snatching 180 pounds. In 2nd was Candance Hamilon Hester, with Jenny LaBaw and Miranda Oldroyd tying for 3rd.  See all Event...
Video, Posted Sun, 05.20.12
Sarah Hopping reflects on Day 2 of the Northern California Regional, and hopes to keep moving up after tomorrow's snatch ladder.
Video, Posted Sat, 05.19.12
Sarah Hopping took 1st place in Event 3, dominating the dumbbell snatches. Not far behind were Miranda Oldroyd and Jenny LaBaw.  See all Event Summary Videos.
Video, Posted Sat, 05.19.12
Close races and another world record in NorCal. As athletes entered the arena at the Santa Clara County Fairgrounds in San Jose, Calif., on another beautiful...
Article, Posted Sat, 05.19.12
The heavy cleans would prove to be the deciding movement for most in Event 2. After a morning with the fast-paced workout Diane, the field of competitors, team and individual,...
Article, Posted Fri, 05.18.12
Jenny LaBaw came back from an 8th place Diane finish to take 1st in Event 2. Behind her was powerhouse Sarah Hopping and Miranda Oldroyd.  See all Event Summary Videos.
Video, Posted Fri, 05.18.12