Athlete Profile

Athlete: Brent Maier

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South West
CrossFit Pandoras box
CrossFit Pandora's Box
204 lb


Filthy 500:00
Fight Gone Bad--
Sprint 400m0:58
Run 5k22:00
Clean & Jerk305 lb
Snatch255 lb
Deadlift515 lb
Back Squat415 lb
Max Pull-ups56


Married high school sweetheart Cara, married now for 26 years in 2016. Have a 16 year old boy Luke (Junior HS) and 18 year old daughter Arilyn (College) D1 Volleyball. Sr. Manager Network Security with Verizon. Started Crossfit June 2006.


How I Eat

I eat quality foods but don't measure the amount

How I Train

I workout mostly at home, work, or a traditional gym

I have a coach who determines my programming

My Athletic Background

I played professional sports

My Experience With CrossFit

I began CrossFit by trying it alone (without a coach)

I have had a life changing experience due to CrossFit

2016 Crossfit Liftoff 40+ (6th Place) unofficial @ age 45 2016 Reebok Crossfit Games 45-49 Age Division (2nd Place Silver Medal) @ age 45 2015 Crossfit Inaugural Worldwide Liftoff (4th Place) in 40+ @ age 44, 2014 Reebok Crossfit Games 40-44 Age Division (7th Place) @ age 43, 2013 Reebok Crossfit Games 40-44 Age Division (3rd Place Bronze Medal) @ age 42, 17th place @ all 3 Regionals (2009, 2010, 2011) at age (37, 38, 39), OPT Big Dawg Competition 2013 (1st Place: Feb 2013), FRCF Masters Championship 2012 (2nd Place: Oct 2012), FRCF Colorado Open 2012 Pro Division (9th Place: Aug 2012), OPTathlon Spirit Award (2011) from James Fitzgerald, 1st Annual OPTathlon (12th Place: Oct 2011 - San Diego, CA), FRCF Masters 2010 Championship (1st Place), 2010 Crossfit/USAW competition (11th Place)

My Work/Rest Schedule

I strictly schedule my rest days

How long have you been doing CrossFit?

4+ years

Started June 2006


Athlete Coverage

  The 2015 CrossFit Liftoff, powered by Rogue, ended just over a week ago. The four-day online competition tested each athlete’s 1-rep-max snatch, 1-rep-max clean and jerk, and GPP with a 12...
Article, Posted Wed, 11.18.15
A look into three days of competition for the Masters Men 40-44 Division at the 2014 Reebok CrossFit Games.  Video by Gary Roberts.
Video, Posted Fri, 09.12.14
“I’ve always aspired to be as good as the best and consider any progress towards those goals a step in the right direction." "I started that writing 'I Can, I Will' down my...
Article, Posted Mon, 07.14.14
Eight of the 10 Masters Qualifier champs have competed at the CrossFit Games, and six of the eight have finished on the podium. Last weekend, the world’s fittest masters competitors...
Article, Posted Thu, 04.24.14