David Hippensteel

  • CrossFit
    OPEN
    10
  • CrossFit
    Online Qualifier
    1
  • CrossFit
    Games
    8
  • United States
  • CFID
    57724
  • Division
    Men (65+)
  • Age
    65
  • Height
    5'8"
  • Weight
    163 lb
  • Affiliate

David Hippensteel is a 9 -time CrossFit Games masters athlete and the champion of the 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2020 (MFCC replaced CrossFit Games that year) Masters 60+ Division. In 2021, Hippensteel made the podium with a 3rd place finish even after sustaining some significant knee injuries during the year. A former triathlete and collegiate 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 and 2020! In 2019 he had a severe calf muscle strain during the qualifier but still qualified and went on to place 5th at the games even though he herniated 2 discs in his back 2 weeks before the Games. 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 beginning in 2013 on team Invictus including the year Invictus won the Affiliate championship in 2014. He and his wife Carol of 35+ years have 3 other children, Jonathan, Joelle, and Troy who are also doing CrossFit among other sports.

Stats
Open
Year Division Rank Worldwide Rank by Region Rank By Country
2021 Men (65+) 1st 1st North America 1st United States
2020 Men (60+) 19th -- 13th United States
2019 Men (60+) 8th -- 5th United States
2018 Men (60+) 1st 1st Central East 1st United States
2017 Men (60+) 4th 1st Central East 3rd United States
2016 Masters Men (60+) 2nd 1st 2nd United States
2015 Masters Men (55-59) 7th 1st 5th United States
2014 Masters Men (55-59) 2nd 1st --
2013 Masters Men (55-59) 1st 1st --
2012 Masters Men (55-59) 74th 6th --
Online Qualifier
Year Division Rank
2021 Men (65+) 2nd
Games
Year Division Rank
2021 Men (65+) 3rd
2019 Men (60+) 5th
2018 Men (60+) 1st
2017 Men (60+) 1st
2016 Masters Men (60+) 1st
2015 Masters Men (55-59) 9th
2014 Masters Men (55-59) 5th
2013 Masters Men (55-59) 5th
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 --
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