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Carleen Mathews

Carleen Mathews Age

40

Carleen Mathews Height

62 in

Carleen Mathews Weight

140 lb

Carleen Mathews Country

United States

Carleen Mathews Croosfit box

CrossFit Saint Helens

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Early Life and Background of Carleen Mathews

Carleen Mathews, originally known as Carleen Lessard before her marriage, embarked on her CrossFit journey amidst personal challenges that shaped her resilience and determination. Growing up, Mathews faced difficulties with food and body image, influenced by her environment and personal experiences. Her commitment to overcoming these challenges was pivotal, marking the beginning of a transformative journey in her life and career.

Carleen Mathews’ CrossFit Journey

Mathews’ CrossFit journey began in December 2010, shortly after making a significant decision to lead a sober life. This decision marked a new chapter, steering her towards CrossFit, a platform where she not only challenged her physical limits but also found a supportive community. Her transition into CrossFit came after years of battling with an eating disorder and substance abuse, highlighting her strength and perseverance. Mathews’ engagement with CrossFit was more than just physical; it was a therapeutic outlet that contributed to her mental and emotional healing.

Competitive Achievements of Carleen Mathews

Carleen Mathews has demonstrated remarkable progress and achievements throughout her CrossFit career. She debuted in the CrossFit Games in 2015, showing an impressive trajectory of improvement from her first regional appearance in 2012. Over the years, Mathews has participated in numerous competitions, including the CrossFit Games, where she has been a formidable competitor in her division. Her competitive spirit and dedication have earned her significant rankings worldwide, both in individual and age group categories, underscoring her prowess and commitment to the sport.

Carleen Mathews’ Personal Life and Legacy

Off the competition floor, Mathews has made profound impacts through her personal experiences and professional endeavors. As the owner of CrossFit Saint Helens in Oregon, she has fostered a supportive community that extends beyond fitness. Mathews is also the founder of the Recovery Rx’d program, established in 2016, which underscores her commitment to supporting individuals in recovery. Her journey through sobriety and overcoming an eating disorder has inspired many, making her a beacon of hope and resilience within and outside the CrossFit community.

Through her achievements, both personally and professionally, Carleen Mathews continues to inspire and lead by example, showcasing the transformative power of CrossFit not only as a sport but as a tool for personal growth and recovery.

Carleen Mathews benchmarks

Squat: 305 lb
Clean: 215 lb
Deadlift: 385 lb
Fight Gone Bad: 344 reps
Filthy 50: 1560 sec
Fran: 188 sec
Grace: 140 sec
Helen: 461 sec
Max Pull-ups: 48 reps
Run 5k: 1569 sec
Snatch: 165 lb
Sprint 400m: 81 sec

Carleen Mathews stats

CompetitionRankPercentileEntrantsDivision
Age Group Quarterfinal 20234696%1239Women (35-39)
Open 2023142798%132782Women
CrossFit Games 2022730%10Women (35-39)
Age Group Semifinal 2022967%28Women (35-39)
Age Group Quarterfinals 20221198%1020Women (35-39)
Open 202211599%122177Women
Online Qualifier 20214495%985Women (35-39)
Open 202165699%108644Women
Online Qualifier 202013432%200Women (35-39)
Open 20201399%17792Women (35-39)
Games 2019280%10Women (35-39)
Online Qualifier 2019796%200Women (35-39)
Open 2019399%27202Women (35-39)
West 2018685%40Women
Open 20187499%171976Women
Games 2017385%40Women
West 2017197%40Women
Open 20172199%159565Women
Games 20162342%40Women
West 2016197%40Women
Open 20161899%130154Women
Games 2015369%40Women
West 2015294%38Women
Open 20151799%108764Women
North West 2014486%29Women
Open 20142199%52076Women
North West 2013978%41Women
Open 201311199%32643Women
North West 20121850%36Women
Open 201257595%14217Women

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