David Hippensteel

  • CrossFit
    OPEN
    8
  • CrossFit
    Games
    7
  • CrossFit
    Lift Off
    2
  • United States
  • Division
    Men (60+)
  • Age
    63
  • Height
    5'8"
  • Weight
    163 lb
  • Affiliate

David Hippensteel is a 6 -time CrossFit Games masters athlete and the champion of the 2016, 2017 and 2018 Masters 60+ Division. A former triathlete and decathlete, he started CrossFit in 2012, winning the 2013 Open in the 55-59 Division just one year later and making his first Games appearance with a fifth-place finish in 2013. He placed 5th and 8th in his division at the Games for the next two years before earning his title in the 60+ Division in 2016 and then defending that title in 2017 and 2018! A dentist and founder of Screaming Eagle CrossFit in Clarksville, Tennessee, Hippensteel’s daughter Heather Hippensteel has also competed at the Games for 4 years since 2013 on team Invictus including the year Invictus won the championship in 2014. He and his wife Carol of 35+ years have 3 other children, Jonathan, Joelle, and Troy who are all doing CrossFit also among other sports.

Stats
Open
Year Division Overall Rank (Worldwide) Overall Rank (By Country)
2019 Men (60+) 8th 5th United States
2018 Men (60+) 1st 1st United States
2017 Men (60+) 4th 3rd United States
2016 Masters Men (60+) 2nd 2nd United States
2015 Masters Men (55-59) 7th 5th United States
2014 Masters Men (55-59) 2nd --
2013 Masters Men (55-59) 1st --
2012 Masters Men (55-59) 74th --
Games
Year Overall Rank Division
2019 6th Men (60+)
2018 1st Men (60+)
2017 1st Men (60+)
2016 1st Masters Men (60+)
2015 9th Masters Men (55-59)
2014 5th Masters Men (55-59)
2013 5th Masters Men (55-59)
Lift Off
Year Overall Rank Snatch Clean + Jerk Workout
2016 349th 347th (0 lb) 345th (0 lb) 328th (0 reps)
2015 305th 304th (0 lb) 301st (0 lb) 288th (0 reps)
Benchmark Stats
  • Back Squat 350 lb
    Clean and Jerk 225 lb
    Snatch 175 lb
    Deadlift 408 lb
    Fight Gone Bad --
    Max Pull-ups 50
  • Fran 3:37
    Grace 2:57
    Helen --
    Filthy 50 --
    Sprint 400m 1:14
    Run 5k --