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Dan Bailey

Dan Bailey Age

39

Dan Bailey Height

67 in

Dan Bailey Weight

180 lb

Dan Bailey Country

United States

Dan Bailey Croosfit box

CrossFit Columbus

Dan Bailey Instagram

Introduction to Dan Bailey

Dan Bailey, a formidable presence in the CrossFit community, is a former Division-I sprinter from Ohio University who transitioned into a CrossFit icon. His journey from the track to the CrossFit arena has been marked by impressive achievements, including being a five-time individual CrossFit Games veteran and earning the Spirit of the Games Award in 2015. Dan Bailey is not just known for his athletic prowess but also for his resilience and dedication to the sport.

Early Life and Background of Dan Bailey

From his early days, Dan Bailey has led an athletic lifestyle, standing out as a track and field athlete at the University of Ohio. After completing his undergraduate degree, he moved to the University of Akron for his master’s, a time during which he discovered CrossFit. This discovery marked the beginning of a new chapter in his life, transitioning from sprinting to becoming a passionate CrossFitter.

Dan Bailey’s CrossFit Journey

Dan Bailey’s CrossFit journey is a testament to his determination and hard work. Starting in 2010, he quickly made a name for himself in the CrossFit community, qualifying for the Central East Regional contests repeatedly between 2011 and 2013. His move to San Diego in 2014 to further his CrossFit career highlights his commitment to reaching the pinnacle of the sport.

Competitive Achievements of Dan Bailey

Throughout his CrossFit career, Dan Bailey has been a model of consistency and excellence. With five CrossFit Games appearances from 2011 to 2015 and five Top 10 finishes, his best being fourth in 2015, Bailey’s competitive record is impressive. His achievements include winning the 2011 Reebok CrossFit Games worldwide Open and capturing the Spirit of the Games Award in 2015, underscoring his sportsmanship and dedication.

Personal Life and Training of Dan Bailey

Behind the success and medals is a rigorous training regimen that sees Dan Bailey working out multiple times per day, up to six days a week. His routine includes a mix of cardio, compound lifts, strength work, and high-intensity interval training. Nutrition plays a crucial role in his preparation, with a focus on a balanced diet that fuels his intense training sessions. Despite facing challenges, including a serious chest injury that put his career on hold, Bailey’s resilience and dedication have seen him return stronger, continuing to inspire the next generation of CrossFitters.

Dan Bailey’s story is not just about his athletic achievements but also his journey of overcoming obstacles, making sacrifices, and relentlessly pursuing excellence. His dedication to CrossFit, coupled with his spirit of resilience, serves as an inspiration to many in the CrossFit community and beyond.

Dan Bailey benchmarks

Squat: 405 lb
Clean: 305 lb
Snatch: 265 lb
Deadlift: 540 lb
Fran: 137 s
Sprint 400m: 47 s
Run 5k: 1140 s
Fight Gone Bad: 457 reps

Dan Bailey stats

CompetitionRankPercentileEntrantsDivision
Age Group Semifinal 20232320%29Men (35-39)
Age Group Quarterfinal 20232198%1742Men (35-39)
Individual Quarterfinal 2023629320%7963Men
Open 20236999%169449Men
Age Group Quarterfinals 20223697%1330Men (35-39)
Open 202234799%154815Men
Games 20211710%19Men (35-39)
Online Qualifier 2021999%1249Men (35-39)
Individual Quarterfinals 202159692%8011Men
Open 202115499%137461Men
Online Qualifier 202013731%200Men (35-39)
Open 202068399%133874Men
Online Qualifier 201915124%200Men (35-39)
Open 2019120599%195562Men
Open 20188549062%227562Men
Central 2017385%40Men
Open 20175499%214519Men
California 2016782%40Men
Open 20167199%178510Men
Games 2015490%40Men
California 2015197%40Men
Open 20151299%153272Men
Games 20141076%43Men
Southern California 2014392%40Men
Open 2014499%80284Men
Games 2013882%47Men
Central East 2013393%43Men
Open 20132099%52169Men
Games 2012686%46Men
Central East 2012295%40Men
Open 2012499%25027Men
Games 2011687%49Men
Open 2011199%8620Men

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