Athlete Profile

Athlete: Gordon Chase

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171 lb


Filthy 5040:06
Fight Gone Bad307
Sprint 400m1:26
Run 5k23:14
Clean & Jerk165 lb
Snatch125 lb
Deadlift295 lb
Back Squat215 lb
Max Pull-ups25


Started Crossfit July 2011, and love it!! The community and the fitness level that I'm experiencing are amazing!! Made it back to the 2013 games and looking forward to this years open. Best of health to all competitors, train hard, train smart, and stay injury free!! Just got my invite to the 2014 games, Congratulations to the 200 Masters who qualified, For me this was a tough yet fair Qualifier, they found my weadnesses so lot's of work to do. Stay strong, healthy and have a blast at the 2014 Games


How I Eat

I eat quality foods but don't measure the amount

eating zone for 16 years incorporate paleo often

How I Train

I workout mostly at a CrossFit Affiliate

I have a coach who determines my programming

I record my workouts

Also run hike and bike

My Athletic Background

I have no athletic background besides CrossFit

Age group runner, cyclist, Biathalete/ Games competitor 2012 finished 8th in 60+ age group Games competitor 2013 finished 5th in 60+ Getting ready for 2014, 3,2,1 Go

My Experience With CrossFit

I began CrossFit with a coach (e.g. at an affiliate)

I have had a life changing experience due to CrossFit

July 2011 Joined Crossfit Box and fell in love with the competition and community, have made some awesome friends and am looking forward to being part of this community for the rest of my life. Love my new home at Urban Warfit in Scottsdale and all the amazing coaches, all of high knowledge and passion! Thank you Rob for all the great training that I get on a daily basis!!

My Work/Rest Schedule

I do multiple workouts in a day 2x a week

I typically rest 4 or more days per month

How long have you been doing CrossFit?

2-4 years

July 2011 started changing my life, found a whole new wonderful family. And now stronger than I've ever been


Athlete Coverage

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