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Kristi Eramo O’Connell

Kristi Eramo O’Connell Age

35

Kristi Eramo O’Connell Height

62 in

Kristi Eramo O’Connell Weight

132 lb

Kristi Eramo O’Connell Country

United States

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CrossFit Polaris

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Introduction to Kristi Eramo O’Connell

Kristi Eramo O’Connell is a renowned name in the CrossFit community, celebrated for her exceptional athleticism and significant contributions to the sport. As a former collegiate swimmer and triathlete, Kristi transitioned to CrossFit, where she quickly made her mark with a series of impressive performances at the CrossFit Games. Her journey from an endurance athlete to a CrossFit powerhouse is a testament to her dedication, resilience, and passion for fitness.

Early Life and Background of Kristi Eramo O’Connell

Born in 1990, Kristi’s athletic journey began long before she discovered CrossFit. Her early years were dominated by endurance sports, with a notable achievement as a collegiate swimmer and a seventh-place finish in her age division at the 2011 USA Age Group National Championship Olympic Distance triathlon. This foundation in endurance sports set the stage for her transition to CrossFit, where she would go on to achieve remarkable success.

Kristi Eramo O’Connell’s CrossFit Journey

Kristi’s CrossFit journey began in 2013, and she quickly made a name for herself by qualifying for her first Regional competition less than a year later. Her dedication to the sport was evident when she decided to leave her full-time job as an accountant to focus solely on her training. This bold move paid off when she secured a spot at the CrossFit Games for the first time in 2016, after placing fifth at the Central Regional.

Competitive Achievements of Kristi Eramo O’Connell

Kristi’s competitive record is nothing short of extraordinary, with multiple appearances at the CrossFit Games. Her debut in 2016 was marked by an eighth-place finish, the best of any female rookie that year. She consistently placed within the top ranks in subsequent years, with her training intensity and strategic approach to competitions earning her a reputation as a formidable competitor. Despite announcing her retirement from competitive CrossFit in 2023, Kristi’s legacy as a top athlete remains undisputed.

Personal Life of Kristi Eramo O’Connell

Outside of her CrossFit career, Kristi’s personal life reflects her commitment to the fitness community. Alongside her husband, Patrick, she is a co-owner of CrossFit Polaris, a gym that serves as a testament to their dedication to fostering a supportive and vibrant fitness community. Kristi’s retirement from competition has not dimmed her passion for CrossFit; she continues to inspire and lead within the community, focusing on training and improving the lives of others through fitness.

Kristi’s impact on CrossFit extends beyond her competitive achievements; she is a role model and a source of inspiration for athletes worldwide. Her journey from an endurance athlete to a CrossFit legend showcases the power of determination, hard work, and a relentless pursuit of excellence.

Kristi Eramo O’Connell benchmarks

Squat: 330 lb
Clean: 243 lb
Snatch: 185 lb
Deadlift: 380 lb
Fran: 149 s
Grace: 107 s

Kristi Eramo O’Connell stats

CompetitionRankPercentileEntrantsDivision
Open 202322499%132782Women
CrossFit Games 20221367%40Women
Syndicate Crown 2022486%29Women
Individual Quarterfinals 2022999%5279Women
Open 20221299%122177Women
Games 2021880%40Women
Granite Games 2021776%30Women
Individual Quarterfinals 20211899%5936Women
Open 2021499%108644Women
Games 2020970%30Women
Last-Chance Qualifier 2021292%28Women
Open 20201499%94157Women
Open 20192699%146363Women
Games 2018977%40Women
Central 2018295%40Women
Open 20185499%171976Women
Games 20171367%40Women
Central 2017295%40Women
Open 20171499%159565Women
Games 2016880%40Women
Central 2016586%38Women
Open 20162199%130154Women
Central 20151075%40Women
Open 201510499%108764Women
Central East 20141655%36Women
Open 20149299%52076Women

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