Athlete Profile

Athlete: Sarah Hopping Estrella

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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

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