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Vera Valdez

Vera Valdez Age

34

Vera Valdez Height

162 cm

Vera Valdez Weight

130 lb

Vera Valdez Country

Guatemala

Vera Valdez Croosfit box

CrossFit Soul Miami

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Introduction to Vera Valdez

Vera Valdez is a trailblazer in the CrossFit community, known for her remarkable achievements both nationally and internationally. As the first Guatemalan woman to qualify for the CrossFit Games, Vera has not only put Guatemala on the map in the world of CrossFit but has also become a national champion and a role model for athletes everywhere.

Early Life and Background of Vera Valdez

Born on April 27, 1989, Vera Anaité Valdez Cáceres embarked on her athletic journey at the tender age of 7, starting with gymnastics. Her passion for sports led her to explore various disciplines, including swimming and cheerleading, before finally discovering her love for CrossFit in 2013. This marked the beginning of a new chapter in her life, one that would see her achieving greatness in the CrossFit arena.

Vera Valdez’s CrossFit Journey

Vera’s CrossFit career began earnestly in 2013 when she started incorporating CrossFit workouts into her fitness regimen. Within a year, she was competing, quickly making her mark by finishing in the top 20 of her first competition. Her dedication and relentless pursuit of excellence saw her joining Team Invictus in 2015, further propelling her into the competitive CrossFit scene. Vera’s journey is a testament to her hard work, determination, and the spirit of never giving up, making her a formidable force in the CrossFit community.

Competitive Achievements of Vera Valdez

Vera’s list of achievements is extensive and impressive. She has consistently ranked highly in CrossFit competitions, showing remarkable progress from her first CrossFit Games in 2019, where she finished as the top Central American competitor and in the top 6 for Latin America. Her performance at the CrossFit Open over the years highlights her growth, with top finishes nationally in Guatemala and strong showings in North America East. Vera’s standout performance at the Wodapalooza Miami 2023, where she finished in the top 10 of her category, showcases her skill and determination. Moreover, her participation in team competitions with CrossFit Soul Miami further underscores her versatility and teamwork skills.

Personal Life and Ventures Beyond CrossFit

Apart from her competitive achievements, Vera Valdez is also an entrepreneur, launching her own brand of coffee, “Death by Coffee.” Sourced from Antigua Guatemala and Cobán, her brand reflects her passion for CrossFit and her desire to share the benefits of caffeine for athletic performance. Her initiative not only highlights her entrepreneurial spirit but also her commitment to promoting Guatemalan culture and excellence beyond the sports arena.

Vera Valdez remains a pivotal figure in the CrossFit community, inspiring many with her athletic prowess, entrepreneurial ventures, and her dedication to fitness and health. Her journey from a young gymnast to a CrossFit champion and business owner is a powerful story of perseverance, passion, and success.

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Vera Valdez stats

CompetitionRankPercentileEntrantsDivision
Individual Quarterfinal 202371787%5710Women
Open 202398599%132782Women
Individual Quarterfinals 202265187%5279Women
Open 202290599%122177Women
Individual Quarterfinals 2021107681%5936Women
Open 2021130998%108644Women
Open 202051099%94157Women
Games 20196649%131Women
Open 201967399%146363Women
Open 2018217498%171976Women
Open 2017662695%159565Women
Open 2016755394%130154Women
Open 2015null0%108764Women
Open 20142555650%52076Women

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