Athlete: Alec Smith
How I Eat
I eat whatever is convenient
How I Train
I workout mostly at a CrossFit Affiliate
My Athletic Background
I played youth or high school level sports
I played college sports
I regularly play recreational sports
competitive gymnast for 8 years
My Experience With CrossFit
I have completed the CrossFit Level 1 certificate course
My Work/Rest Schedule
I do multiple workouts in a day 3+ times a week
How long have you been doing CrossFit?
Ben Smith was 16 when he started CrossFit. “He had no coach. He watched CrossFit videos,” said his dad, Chuck. Smith, now 26, taught himself all the movements, including the Olympic lifts...
Article, Posted Sat, 05.21.16
After a miserable, question-your-entire-existence-type of test like Open Workout 16.1, it’s only fitting to hand out some grades. I’m talking about the top athletes in the sport, so these...
Article, Posted Thu, 03.03.16
The 2015 CrossFit Team Series is history. Now it's time to award the prizes. Cash Prizes Ben Smith, Stacie Tovar and Emily Bridgers won the series for the second consecutive year,...
Article, Posted Thu, 10.22.15
Team Reebok Classics during Event 3. Lesser-known teams are challenging the expected leaders. The first week of the 2015 CrossFit Team Series has come to a close. With the leaderboard...
Article, Posted Thu, 09.17.15
The fittest of the Atlantic Regional have been crowned. After failing twice on her final 175-lb. squat clean in Event 7’s finale, Sam Briggs ran and grabbed her weight belt...
Article, Posted Sun, 05.17.15
Ohlsen and Tunnicliffe top the Atlantic leaderboard on Day 2. No one was surprised to see Sam Briggs atop the Atlantic Regional leaderboard after Day 1. But 2013’s fittest woman...
Article, Posted Sat, 05.16.15
On this edition of the CrossFit Games Update, host Sean Woodland and analyst Pat Sherwood break down the top performances from the first week of the Open and take a look at some fresh faces in the...
Video, Posted Tue, 03.03.15
Strict handstand push-ups were the separator on Day 2 of team competition in the Mid Atlantic. Hopes are set high for today’s team events. College Hill CrossFit...
Article, Posted Sat, 05.24.14
Ben Smith, currently third place in the worldwide Open, talks about how he trains during the five weeks, his family and running his affiliate.
Video, Posted Mon, 03.31.14
How well do Ben and Alec Smith know each other?
Video, Posted Sat, 06.08.13
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