Athlete Profile

Athlete: Bill Grundler

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Southern California
CrossFit Inferno
CrossFit Inferno
195 lb


Filthy 500:00
Fight Gone Bad440
Sprint 400m1:04
Run 5k0:00
Clean & Jerk285 lb
Snatch225 lb
Deadlift455 lb
Back Squat400 lb
Max Pull-ups56


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How I Eat

I eat mostly Paleo. i like meat and fat

How I Train

I workout mostly at a CrossFit Affiliate

I write my own programming

I work out at the Inferno and at my fire station. I do Constantly Varied, Functional Movements, at High Intensity.

My Athletic Background

I played youth or high school level sports

I played college sports

I swam from 5 yr old through high school and was a beach lifeguard for 10 years. I wrestled from 5 yr-30yrs. State Wrestling Champ in Arizona, California State Collegiate Wrestling Champ, ranked 10th in NCAA Div1 for Cal Poly-SLO

My Experience With CrossFit

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

I have completed the CrossFit Level 1 certificate course

I have attended one or more specialty courses

I train other people

My Work/Rest Schedule

I do multiple workouts in a day 3+ times a week

I typically rest 4 or more days per month

How long have you been doing CrossFit?

4+ years


Athlete Coverage

Sandy and sandbags test individual athletes at the CrossFit Games.             The venue was the same. The fitness was not. On the first day of their competition at this year...
Article, Posted Wed, 07.22.15
Masters athletes in 10 divisions dedicate themselves to three days of intense competition.             “This is harder than climbing Mount Everest.”  Sandy Hill, a competitor in...
Article, Posted Wed, 07.22.15
On this segment of the CrossFit Games Update, host Sean Woodland, and analysts Pat Sherwood and Tommy Marquez take a look at the men's side of the masters competition, then give us their top picks...
Video, Posted Fri, 06.19.15
On this edition of the CrossFit Games Update, host Sean Woodland, analyst Pat Sherwood and Rory McKernan break down the men's results of the Masters Qualifier. They'll give us an inside look on the...
Video, Posted Wed, 04.29.15
CrossFit HQ's Sean Woodland and Bill Grundler check in with Mat Fraser and Rich Froning hours before they take the competition floor at Reebok CrossFit One, the venue for the live announcement of...
Video, Posted Thu, 02.26.15
In 2014, the only competitors going to the CrossFit Games are those who qualify at regionals—no special invitations, no past-champ rule, no wild cards. In the Central East Region, that means only the...
Video, Posted Mon, 07.14.14
Bill Grundler, CrossFit Games commentator at the North Central Regional, discusses training and strategizing for regionals from year to year. His advice: Keep your eyes on
Video, Posted Fri, 05.09.14
How would you describe the Open in one word? Listen as members of CrossFit Inferno discuss the Open and perform 14.4. 
Video, Posted Tue, 03.25.14
Wes Piatt, Chris Spealler, Bill Grundler and Dan Bailey talk competition and ask the question, "When is it enough?" Video by Matt Krautstrunk.
Video, Posted Mon, 09.02.13
"Kris showed real guts and determination to fight through and still finish in fourth at one of the strongest Regionals," Sam Briggs says.   Kris Clever is nothing but consistent...
Article, Posted Wed, 07.17.13