Three-time CrossFit Games athlete Carleen Mathews (formerly Lessard) has demonstrated consistent and measurable improvement since her first regional appearance in 2012, when she took 18th at the North West Regional. She rose to ninth and fourth the next two years, making her CrossFit Games debut in 2015 after a second-place West Regional performance and taking 36th at the Games. In 2016, she won the West Regional and finished the Games with a 13-place improvement, taking 23rd. In 2017 she again won the West Regional, however suffered an injury at the Games, having to withdrawal after the first day of competition. Owner of CrossFit Saint Helens in Oregon, Mathews overcame drug and alcohol addiction with the help of CrossFit. She currently runs and operates a Recovery program out of CrossFit St. Helens that is free to anyone with Atleast 48 hours clean and sober.

Year Division Rank Worldwide Rank by Region Rank By Country
2022 Women (35-39) 5th 61st North America 51st United States
2021 Women (35-39) 84th 364th North America 306th United States
2020 Women (35-39) 13th -- 62nd United States
2019 Women (35-39) 3rd -- 31st United States
2018 Women 74th 10th West Coast 44th United States
2017 Women 21st 1st North West 13th United States
2016 Women 18th 1st North West --
2015 Women 17th 1st North West --
2014 Women 21st 2nd North West --
2013 Women 111th 6th North West --
2012 Women 575th 47th North West --
Online Qualifier
Year Division Rank
2022 Women (35-39) 11th
2021 Women (35-39) 44th
Year Division Rank Semifinal
2022 Women (35-39) 9th Age Group Semifinal
Year Division Rank Regional
2018 Women 6th West
2017 Women 1st West
2016 Individual Women 1st West Regional
2015 Individual Women 2nd West Regional
2014 Individual Women 4th North West
2013 Individual Women 9th North West
2012 Individual Women 18th North West
Year Division Rank
2022 Women (35-39) 7th
2019 Women (35-39) 2nd
2017 Women 38th
2016 Individual Women 23rd
2015 Individual Women 36th
Benchmark Stats
  • Back Squat 305 lb
    Clean and Jerk 215 lb
    Snatch 165 lb
    Deadlift 385 lb
    Fight Gone Bad 344
    Max Pull-ups 48
  • Fran 3:08
    Grace 2:20
    Helen --
    Filthy 50 26:00
    Sprint 400m 1:21
    Run 5k 22:54