James Newbury

  • CrossFit
  • CrossFit
  • CrossFit

James Newbury spent four years as one of Australia’s top bubble athletes before qualifying for his first CrossFit Games in 2016. Previously, he finished every Pacific and Australia Regional in or near the top 10, coming the closest to the podium in 2014, when he missed Games qualification by one place. A former semi professional rugby player for the Queensland and Sydney Rugby Leagues and current owner of CrossFit Mode in Adelaide, South Australia, Newbury took 24th in his rookie Games appearance.

Year Division Overall Rank (Worldwide) Overall Rank (By Region) Overall Rank (By State) Overall Rank (By Country)
2018 Men 802nd 45th Australasia 5th South Australia 45th Australia
2017 Men 31st 5th Australia -- --
2016 Individual Men 59th 5th Australia 1st South Australia 3rd Australia
2015 Individual Men 259th 18th Australia 1st South Australia 16th Australia
2014 Individual Men 102nd 8th Australia -- --
2013 Individual Men 110th 10th Australia -- --
2012 Individual Men 715th 47th Australia -- --
Year Overall Rank Division Regional Name
2016 2nd Individual Men Pacific Regional
2015 13th Individual Men Pacific Regional
2014 4th Individual Men Australia
2013 11th Individual Men Australia
2012 9th Individual Men Australia
Year Overall Rank Division
2016 24th Individual Men
Benchmark Stats
  • Back Squat 200 kg
    Clean and Jerk 145 kg
    Snatch 120 kg
    Deadlift 242 kg
    Fight Gone Bad 369
    Max Pull-ups 85
  • Fran 2:08
    Grace 1:26
    Helen 6:59
    Filthy 50 --
    Sprint 400m 0:53
    Run 5k 18:44