Sheila Barden

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Sheila Barden, a two-time individual CrossFit Games competitor, has been a top-10 athlete at the North East, North Central and Central Regionals since 2013. After she took 25th in her debut CrossFit Games appearance in 2014, she missed qualification in 2015 by just one place. Known for her wide smile and positive attitude, Barden made her comeback in 2016, winning the Central Regional and going on to take 34th at the 2016 Reebok CrossFit Games, where at five feet, she was the shortest female individual athlete. Barden is a coach at CrossFit Kinesis in Gretna, Nebraska.


Year Overall Rank (Worldwide) Overall Rank (By Region) Overall Rank (By State)
2016 73rd 8th North Central 2nd Nebraska
2015 122nd 14th North Central 2nd Nebraska
2014 155th 13th North East No results to show yet
2013 484th 42nd North East No results to show yet
2012 601st 43rd North East No results to show yet
Year Overall Rank Division Regional Name Team Name
2016 1st Individual Women Central Regional --
2015 6th Individual Women Central Regional --
2014 2nd Individual Women North East --
2013 10th Individual Women North East --
2012 24th Individual Women North East --
Year Overall Rank Division Team Name
2016 34th Individual Women
2014 25th Individual Women
Benchmark Stats
  • Back Squat 315 lb
    Clean and Jerk 197 lb
    Snatch 165 lb
    Deadlift 315 lb
    Fight Gone Bad 380
    Max Pull-ups 40
  • Fran 2:08
    Grace 2:57
    Helen 8:06
    Filthy 50 --
    Sprint 400m 1:27
    Run 5k 22:02