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Christine Kolenbrander

Christine Kolenbrander Age

32

Christine Kolenbrander Height

66 in

Christine Kolenbrander Weight

154 lb

Christine Kolenbrander Country

United States

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CrossFit 417

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Introduction to Christine Kolenbrander

Christine Kolenbrander is a renowned name in the CrossFit community, celebrated for her dedication, strength, and achievements in the sport. From her beginnings as a level 10 gymnast to becoming a formidable CrossFit competitor, Christine’s journey is a testament to her hard work and determination. Despite facing challenges, including a back injury that sidelined her for the 2024 season, Christine’s spirit and accomplishments continue to inspire athletes around the world.

Early Life and Background

Before her CrossFit journey began, Christine Kolenbrander was a level 10 gymnast. Her athletic background laid a solid foundation for her eventual transition to CrossFit. In 2015, Christine found CrossFit, marking the start of a new chapter in her life. Her passion for the sport grew, leading her to move to Missouri in 2017 to join CrossFit 417, a decision that would significantly shape her CrossFit career.

Christine Kolenbrander’s CrossFit Journey

Christine’s CrossFit career is marked by continuous improvement and remarkable achievements. Joining CrossFit 417, she quickly made her mark, helping her team to a 5th place finish at the CrossFit Games in 2018. Despite the team’s failure to qualify in 2019, Christine’s individual competitor spirit was unfazed. She aimed for individual competition, narrowly missing qualification in previous attempts but showcasing her potential and determination each time. Christine’s competitive journey saw her overcoming obstacles, including the pandemic’s impact on the sport and her own injuries, to compete at the highest levels of CrossFit. Her participation in the 2021 NOBULL CrossFit Games Demo Team highlights her status as a respected athlete within the community.

Competitive Achievements of Christine Kolenbrander

Christine’s competitive record is impressive, with multiple appearances at the CrossFit Games both as an individual and as part of a team. Her journey to the CrossFit Games as an individual athlete saw her overcoming challenges and narrowly missing out on qualifications, only to come back stronger. Christine’s achievements include a 5th place team finish in 2018, and individual rankings that showcase her growth and dedication to the sport. Her benchmark stats, including a 345 lb back squat, 255 lb clean and jerk, and a 2:05 Fran time, speak to her strength and skill as a CrossFit athlete.

Personal Life

Outside of her competitive achievements, Christine’s personal life reflects her commitment to the CrossFit community. Married to Jared Stevens, the couple co-owns CrossFit 417 in Ozark, MO, where Christine also coaches. Their shared passion for CrossFit extends beyond the competitive arena, into their daily lives and the community they’ve built around their gym. Christine’s approach to training, coaching, and managing her gym alongside her husband demonstrates her deep-rooted love for CrossFit and its community.

Despite the setback of a back injury leading to her missing the 2024 CrossFit Games season, Christine’s resilience and determination remain unwavering. Her journey from a gymnast to a CrossFit icon, overcoming challenges and achieving remarkable success, continues to inspire many within the CrossFit community.

Christine Kolenbrander benchmarks

Squat: 345 lb
Clean: 255 lb
Snatch: 225 lb
Deadlift: 422 lb
Fran: 125 s
Grace: 72 s
Max Pull-ups: 71 reps

Christine Kolenbrander stats

CompetitionRankPercentileEntrantsDivision
Games 20232244%40Women
North America West Semifinal 2023493%60Women
Individual Quarterfinal 20233199%5710Women
Open 20234699%132782Women
CrossFit Games 20222732%40Women
Syndicate Crown 2022582%29Women
Individual Quarterfinals 20226898%5279Women
Open 202240099%122177Women
Mid-Atlantic CrossFit Challenge 2021680%30Women
Individual Quarterfinals 20212699%5936Women
Open 202115999%108644Women
Last-Chance Qualifier 2021967%28Women
Open 20204799%94157Women
Open 20195999%146363Women
Open 201819999%171976Women
Open 201755099%159565Women
Open 2016128899%130154Women

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