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Ryan Sowder

Ryan Sowder Age

[display_age_from_date birthdate="1993-11-24"]

Ryan Sowder Height

68 in

Ryan Sowder Weight

190 lb

Ryan Sowder Country

United States

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Introduction to Ryan Sowder

Ryan Sowder is a name that resonates within the CrossFit community for his exceptional dedication, remarkable achievements, and inspiring journey from a football player to a celebrated CrossFit athlete. His story is not just about physical strength but also about mental resilience, embodying the spirit of CrossFit in every aspect of his life.

Early Life and Background

Before stepping into the CrossFit arena, Ryan Sowder’s athletic journey began on the football field, where he played alongside his brother in college. The transition from football to CrossFit was influenced significantly by his brother’s success in the sport, sparking Ryan’s competitive spirit and setting him on the path to CrossFit glory.

Ryan Sowder’s CrossFit Journey

Ryan’s CrossFit journey is a testament to his unwavering willpower and dedication. After his brother introduced him to CrossFit, Ryan quickly shifted his focus from football to mastering the intricacies of CrossFit. His commitment saw him overcome initial challenges, including a hiatus from training due to military service. Upon his return, Ryan sought the expertise of a professional coach through Brute Strength, which propelled his performance to new heights. His rigorous training, focused on overcoming weaknesses, paid off spectacularly as he made significant strides in the sport.

Competitive Achievements of Ryan Sowder

Ryan Sowder’s competitive track record is impressive, highlighted by his victory at the 2019 CrossFit Lowlands Throwdown, which earned him a coveted spot at the CrossFit Games. This achievement was a pivotal moment in his career, marked by overwhelming joy and the realization of his hard work and sacrifices. Besides his competitive success, Ryan also made headlines by setting the highest score in the Army’s Combat Fitness Test, showcasing his exceptional fitness and strength. His CrossFit Games performances and continuous improvement underscore his potential and determination to excel among the elite.

Personal Life Insights

Off the competition floor, Ryan’s life is as disciplined and goal-oriented as his training. Residing in Cincinnati after moving from Lexington, KY, he continues to train intensively while focusing on recovery, sleep, and nutrition. His training regimen includes two sessions a day, five times a week, complemented by a diet focused on quality foods. Ryan’s commitment extends beyond the gym, as seen in his remarkable performance in the Army’s Combat Fitness Test, reflecting his holistic approach to fitness and well-being.

Ryan Sowder’s journey in CrossFit is a source of inspiration, showcasing what dedication, hard work, and a love for the sport can achieve. His story encourages athletes at all levels to pursue their dreams with passion and perseverance.

Ryan Sowder benchmarks

Squat: 500 lb
Clean: 345 lb
Snatch: 275 lb
Deadlift: 605 lb
Fran: 133 s
Max Pull-ups: 50 reps

Ryan Sowder stats

CompetitionRankPercentileEntrantsDivision
Individual Quarterfinals 202218797%7274Men
Open 202226699%154815Men
Individual Quarterfinals 202176564%8011Men
Open 2021178098%137461Men
Open 202026699%133874Men
Games 20193079%144Men
Open 201932799%195562Men
Central 20182537%40Men
Open 201810899%227562Men
Central 20173025%40Men
Open 201717599%214519Men
Open 2016201298%178510Men

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