Neal Maddox placed second at this year's NorCal Regional. The 35-year-old trains in San Jose, Calif., and has a "passion" for ice cream and donuts. CrossFit, he says, helps him unleash his competitive drive from his football days. After judging in 2009, he was determined to make the Games, and has done so every year since.
The 2012 Reebok CrossFit Games will re-air on ESPN2 starting Dec. 16.