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Rich froning Jr.

Rich froning Jr. Age

36

Rich froning Jr. Height

69 in

Rich froning Jr. Weight

194 lb

Rich froning Jr. Country

United States

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Early Life and Background of Rich Froning Jr.

Rich Froning Jr., born on July 21, 1987, in Mount Clemens, Michigan, and raised in Cookeville, Tennessee, embarked on his fitness journey from a young age. Although initially focused on baseball, Froning’s athletic pursuits led him to discover CrossFit, which quickly became his passion and career path.

Rich Froning Jr.’s CrossFit Journey

Froning’s CrossFit career is marked by his unparalleled success and determination. Beginning his CrossFit Games journey in 2010, he finished as the runner-up but quickly ascended to the top, winning the title of “Fittest Man on Earth” four times consecutively from 2011 to 2014. Froning’s dedication to the sport did not stop with individual competitions; he also led CrossFit Mayhem Freedom to multiple team titles at the CrossFit Games, showcasing his versatility and leadership within the sport.

Competitive Achievements of Rich Froning Jr.

Froning’s competitive record is nothing short of legendary. With four individual CrossFit Games titles and six team titles under his belt, his achievements have set a high bar in the CrossFit community. Notably, his transition from individual to team competitions did not diminish his competitive spirit, as he continued to lead his team to victory in numerous CrossFit Games, securing a total of six team titles from 2015 to 2022, except for a second-place finish in 2017 and no competition in 2020.

Rich Froning Jr.’s Diet and Training Regimen

Unlike many athletes who follow strict dietary protocols, Froning takes a more relaxed approach to his diet, focusing on high protein intake without adhering to popular diets like Paleo or Zone. His training regimen is rigorous and disciplined, often involving multiple sessions a day without specific rest days, highlighting his commitment to maintaining peak physical condition.

Personal Life of Rich Froning Jr.

Off the competition floor, Froning is a devoted family man and a committed Christian, with a significant tattoo of Galatians 6:14 symbolizing his faith. Alongside his wife, Hillary, they have expanded their family through adoption, welcoming two daughters and a son. His personal life reflects the values of community, faith, and family, which are central to his identity both as an athlete and as an individual.

The Future for Rich Froning Jr.

As of 2022, Froning announced his retirement from team competitions, expressing a desire to spend more time with his family and potentially shift his focus to the Masters Division. This decision underscores his intention to continue competing while balancing his personal life and commitments.

Rich Froning Jr.’s legacy in CrossFit is unparalleled, marked by his competitive success, leadership, and influence on the sport. As he navigates the next chapter of his career, his impact on the CrossFit community remains indelible, inspiring athletes around the world to pursue their fitness goals with the same fervor and dedication that he has demonstrated throughout his career.

Rich froning Jr. benchmarks

Squat: 475 lb
Clean: 370 lb
Deadlift: 570 lb
Fight Gone Bad: 508 reps
Fran: 133 s
Grace: 71 s
Max Pull-ups: 75 reps
Snatch: 305 lb

Rich froning Jr. stats

CompetitionRankPercentileEntrantsDivision
Age Group Semifinal 2023293%29Men (35-39)
Age Group Quarterfinal 2023299%1742Men (35-39)
Open 202312899%169449Men
Open 20221399%154815Men
Open 2021599%137461Men
Open 20201999%133874Men
Open 20191099%195562Men
Open 20181099%227562Men
Open 20171199%214519Men
Open 2016299%178510Men
Open 2015299%153272Men
Games 2014197%43Men
Central East 2014197%44Men
Open 2014199%80284Men
Games 2013197%47Men
Central East 2013197%43Men
Open 2013199%52169Men
Games 2012197%46Men
Central East 2012197%40Men
Open 2012199%25027Men
Games 2011197%49Men
Open 2011399%8620Men
Games 2010295%45Men

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