Athlete Profile

Athlete: Cheryl Brost

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Northern California
AllStar Team
CrossFit AllStar
134 lb


Filthy 5017:33
Fight Gone Bad377
Sprint 400m1:08
Run 5k22:56
Clean & Jerk195 lb
Snatch155 lb
Deadlift355 lb
Back Squat265 lb
Max Pull-ups45


2014: placed 4th at NorCal Regionals; placed 2nd at CrossFit Games (40-44); member of the San Francisco Fire and 40+ Womens MVP of NPGL. 2013: Ruptured Achilles Tendon at Northwest Regionals 2012: 15th place finish, Reebok CrossFit Games, Carson, CA; Reebok CrossFit Northwest Regional Champion 2011: 7th place finish, Reebok CrossFit Games, Carson, CA 2010: 13th place finish, CrossFit World Games, Carson, CA


How I Eat

I eat quality foods but don't measure the amount

How I Train

I workout mostly at a CrossFit Affiliate

I have a coach who determines my programming

I record my workouts

Honorary Invictus Athlete since March 2012

My Athletic Background

I played college sports

I played professional sports

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 hope to someday find time in my busy schedule to coach at our CrossFit affiliate.

My Work/Rest Schedule

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

I typically rest 4 or more days per month

I typically take two rest days/week.

How long have you been doing CrossFit?

4+ years

Began CrossFit in Dec 2009


Athlete Coverage

On this segment of the CrossFit Games Update, host Sean Woodland, and analysts Pat Sherwood and Tommy Marquez discuss the frontrunners and challengers in the women's division of the masters...
Video, Posted Thu, 06.18.15
Day 2. Follow Amanda Allen, David Hippensteel and Scott Olson—three seasoned athletes—as they fight for top spots at the 2014 Games. Video by Michael McCoy. 
Video, Posted Sun, 04.19.15
  This might finally be Chyna Cho's year. This might finally be Chyna Cho’s year. After competing in the 2010 Games, Cho has just missed qualifying for the...
Article, Posted Sat, 05.31.14
In the final weekend of regional competition, CrossFit fans around the world were on the lookout for another upset. In the final weekend of regional...
Article, Posted Fri, 05.30.14
"One way or another I'll be competing in Carson in July." Less than a year after rupturing her Achilles tendon, 43-year-old Cheryl Brost has qualified for the fiercely...
Article, Posted Wed, 05.28.14
Hosts Pat Sherwood and Sean Woodland breakdown region changes among top Games and regional athletes in this episode of the CrossFit Games Update. Tune in at 5 p.m. PT, Thursday, Feb. 27 for the...
Video, Posted Wed, 02.26.14
The region will send 15 Masters competitors to the CrossFit Games. Since the inception of the Masters Division of the CrossFit Games in 2010, the North West Region has enjoyed a...
Article, Posted Fri, 07.19.13
"I’m not taking it for granted, and realizing it’s an opportunity not had by many and you don’t know if you’ll get it again."    In 2012, it all came down to the 70-lb. dumbbell...
Article, Posted Sat, 07.13.13
Due to an old Achilles injury, three-time Games competitor Cheryl Brost decided to withdraw from the North West Regional. 
Video, Posted Sun, 06.02.13
Join Sean Woodland, Pat Sherwood and Nicole Christensen on tonight's show, as they discuss the highs and lows from Day 2 of competition at the Asia, North Central, North West, and South West...
Video, Posted Sat, 06.01.13