Athlete Profile

Athlete: Sam Dancer

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215 lb


Filthy 5018:13
Fight Gone Bad--
Sprint 400m0:00
Run 5k23:00
Clean & Jerk365 lb
Snatch305 lb
Deadlift650 lb
Back Squat580 lb
Max Pull-ups55



How I Eat

I eat when I can.

How I Train

I workout mostly at a CrossFit Affiliate

I have a coach who determines my programming

I incorporate workouts

I write my own programming

I record my workouts

Westside conjugate method

My Athletic Background

I played youth or high school level sports

I played college sports

Played D1 football and track and field

My Experience With CrossFit

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

My first Crossfit experience was 12.1 7min Amrap burpee

My Work/Rest Schedule

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

I strictly schedule my rest days

Wod 1) Warm up Wod 2) Strength work Wod 3) Accessory work Wod 4) met con Wod 5) Gymnastics Shane and Laura sweatt program strength and metcons Sean Lind programs gymnastics

How long have you been doing CrossFit?

1-2 years

2006-2010 Conjugate method in college for football and track & field 2011 physique 2012-present Crossfit & conjugate method


Athlete Coverage

  The big show opened the show. Last by more than 2:30 in the run that opened the 2016 Reebok CrossFit Games, Sam Dancer was the first male athlete fed into Ranch Deadlift Ladder, the much...
Article, Posted Wed, 07.20.16
  It’s always a slightly awkward meal. The annual CrossFit Games athletes dinner is the first time all the individual competitors meet together—the fittest from around the world. Everyone’s...
Article, Posted Mon, 07.18.16
  CrossFit Games athletes span the full spectrum, but they've got a few things in common: they're all insanely fit, young and on Instagram. In case you weren't following the athletes already...
Article, Posted Wed, 06.15.16
Athletes from the North Central and Central East regions gathered at the Minneapolis Convention Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota, for just five spots in each division of the CrossFit Games. On the...
Video, Posted Thu, 07.09.15
Brooke Wells and Jacob Heppner top the leaderboard with one day to go.   In her four appearances at the Games, Julie Foucher has never finished outside of the top five. This year...
Article, Posted Sat, 05.30.15
Foucher and Holmberg lead after Day 1.   After two weeks of combined regional competition, we’ve seen the difference a little integration can make. Last week, perennial Games...
Article, Posted Fri, 05.29.15
"We're all conditioned very well, but what truly sets us apart ... is how damn strong we are," Sam Dancer said. Top image courtesy of Armando Delgado. When the 2014 regional events were...
Article, Posted Tue, 07.01.14
Although it shared its weekend with four other events, the Central East Regional was the show-stopper. The competitors’ names alone were enough to pique the interest of even the casual CrossFit Games...
Video, Posted Wed, 06.11.14
Brick Nation leads SoCal teams after Day 1.  Three former Games athletes (and one former Games champion) in SoCal chose to go team this year. Jeremy Kinnick, Jon Pera and...
Article, Posted Fri, 05.23.14
Conjugate Black, NapTown Blue, and Maximus will represent the Central East at the CrossFit Games.  At the start of the season the Director of the CrossFit Games, Dave...
Article, Posted Sun, 05.18.14