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Ben Smith

Ben Smith Age

[display_age_from_date birthdate="1990-05-16"]

Ben Smith Height

71 in

Ben Smith Weight

195 lb

Ben Smith Country

United States

Ben Smith Croosfit box

CrossFit Krypton

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Early Life and Background of Ben Smith

Ben Smith, a distinguished CrossFit athlete, embarked on his journey into the world of fitness from a young age. Originally aspiring to become a professional baseball player, Smith was introduced to CrossFit by his father, who saw the potential for it to enhance his athletic performance. This introduction during his senior year of high school marked the beginning of a transformative journey, shifting his aspirations from the baseball diamond to the CrossFit arena.

Ben Smith’s CrossFit Journey

Smith’s CrossFit career commenced with a notable start at the 2009 CrossFit Games Regionals, where, at just 18 years old, he emerged victorious in the Mid Atlantic Qualifier. This victory secured his place at the CrossFit Games, where he debuted with a remarkable performance. Over the years, Smith has consistently demonstrated his prowess, qualifying for the Games in ten consecutive years, a testament to his dedication and skill in the sport.

Competitive Achievements of Ben Smith

Ben Smith’s competitive track record in CrossFit is nothing short of extraordinary. Highlighted by his victory in 2015, where he earned the title of “Fittest Man on Earth,” Smith has secured a place on the podium multiple times throughout his career. His achievements include first place in 2015, second place in 2016, and third place in both 2011 and 2013. Smith’s relentless pursuit of excellence has not only earned him numerous accolades but has also established him as one of the sport’s most respected athletes.

Personal Life of Ben Smith

Off the competition floor, Ben Smith leads a fulfilling personal life. He met his wife, Noelle, during their junior year of high school, and the couple tied the knot in October 2014. Smith has not only achieved success as an athlete but also as a businessman, founding his own gym, CrossFit Krypton, where he serves as the lead programmer, co-owner, and coach. His journey from a young baseball enthusiast to a CrossFit champion and successful gym owner illustrates a remarkable evolution driven by passion and hard work.

Training and Nutrition Insights from Ben Smith

Ben Smith’s training regimen is as rigorous as it is varied, encompassing strength training, conditioning, mobility work, and high-intensity cardio. His commitment to training is matched by his disciplined approach to nutrition, focusing on a diet rich in carbohydrates and proteins, sourced mainly from whole foods. Despite the structured diet, Smith allows himself the occasional indulgence, embodying a balanced approach to nutrition and fitness.

Ben Smith benchmarks

Squat: 480 lb
Clean: 335 lb
Snatch: 300 lb
Deadlift: 540 lb
Fran: 145 s
Grace: 111 s
Helen: 439 s
Filthy 50: 977 s
Sprint 400m: 58 s
Run 5k: 1220 s
Fight Gone Bad: 520 reps
Max Pull-ups: 76 reps

Ben Smith stats

CompetitionRankPercentileEntrantsDivision
Individual Quarterfinal 2023105986%7963Men
Open 202317599%169449Men
Syndicate Crown 20221356%30Men
Individual Quarterfinals 20224999%7274Men
Open 202270699%154815Men
Mid-Atlantic CrossFit Challenge 20211066%30Men
Individual Quarterfinals 20212899%8011Men
Open 202120699%137461Men
Open 20202899%133874Men
Games 20192880%144Men
Open 2019476597%195562Men
Games 20181270%40Men
Atlantic 2018392%40Men
Open 20184099%227562Men
Games 2017782%39Men
Atlantic 2017392%40Men
Open 20174299%214519Men
Games 2016295%40Men
Atlantic 2016197%39Men
Open 20166599%178510Men
Games 2015197%40Men
Atlantic 2015490%40Men
Open 2015399%153272Men
Games 2014783%43Men
Mid Atlantic 2014197%47Men
Open 2014399%80284Men
Games 2013393%47Men
Mid Atlantic 2013197%43Men
Open 20131199%52169Men
Games 20121176%46Men
Mid Atlantic 2012197%46Men
Open 20122499%25027Men
Games 2011393%49Men
Open 20111699%8620Men
Games 2010882%45Men
Games 20096413%74Men

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