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

“My expectation for the Open is to make it to Regionals, and then have a blast. I'm not going to say I'm going to the Games yet. I just don't think I'm there. But next year my goal will be to...
Article, Posted Wed, 03.20.13
13.2 gave those who missed the heavier lifts in 13.1 a chance to take on something lighter and shorter.   This week, 13.2 kicked off with Southern California’s own Lindsey Valenzuela,...
Article, Posted Mon, 03.18.13
Josh Bridges is back and topping the Leaderboard in SoCal this week. On the women's side, Kristan Clever not only dominated the region, but sits in first place worldwide. The burpee: a...
Article, Posted Mon, 03.11.13
"The bars are amazing ... they just spin." Experienced CrossFit athletes know to follow their game plan and pace themselves. We’ve seen it in each workout and during the whole weekend...
Article, Posted Sun, 05.13.12
The race between 1st and 2nd, and 3rd and 4th is separated by just one little point. On the second day of the Southern California Regional competition, athletes showcased...
Article, Posted Sat, 05.12.12
Lindsey Valenzuela set a new world record on Event 3. The CrossFit fans arrived early on Day 2 of the Southern California Regional competition. The always-enthusiastic CrossFit LA...
Article, Posted Sat, 05.12.12
At the end of Day 1, Bill Grundler and Kristan Clever are sitting at the top of the Leaderboard. The crowds grew as the day wore on in Pomona, Calif., the mid-day sun beating...
Article, Posted Tue, 05.08.12
Bill Grundler, 42, wins the men's competition, and Kristan Clever sets a new world record by 10 seconds. Southern Californians love their cars, so it’s fitting the SoCal...
Article, Posted Tue, 05.08.12
Bill Grunder, the 42-year-old competitor finished in 1st place with a time of 2:12 in SoCal. Colin Jenkins and Roy Voss followed a few seconds behind.  See all Event Summary Videos.
Video, Posted Tue, 05.08.12
​By Hilary Achauer Out of the top 50 men in the Open worldwide, 40 are in their 20s, nine are in their 30s, and one is in his 40s: Bill Grundler.   Bill Grundler has been competing since...
Video, Posted Tue, 05.08.12