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Rogue Athlete performing pull ups during the 21-15-9 Complex at the 2014 Reebok CrossFit Games

Nickname --
Age 25
Weight 180
Height 5'11"
From Chesapeak, Virginia
Current Residence Chesapeak, Virginia
Began Crossfit 2008
Affiliate CrossFit Krypton
Barbell Stats
Squat 450
Front Squat 375
Clean & Jerk 320
Snatch 285
Deadlift 540
Press 185
WOD Times
Fran 2.25
Helen 7:19
Grace 1:51
Filthy 50 16:17
FGB 520
Pullups 76
400m 0:58
5k 20:20
500m Row 1:26
2000m Row 6:55
Favorite Girl All
Least Favorite Girl None
2014 7th CrossFit Games, 1st Mid Atlantic Regionals
2013 3rd CrossFit Games, 1st Regionals
2012 11th CrossFit Games, 1st Regionals
2011 3rd CrossFit Games, 1st Regionals
2010 Central East - 8th place, CrossFit Games - 8th place
2009 Mid Atlantic Regional - 1st place, CrossFit Games - 64th place

Ben Smith

Since debuting as the youngest competitor (19 years old) at the very first CrossFit Games, Ben Smith has gone to be a perennial force in the event, earning three Top 10 finishes and two podium finishes (3rd place in 2011 and 2013). To stay competitive as the sport of CrossFit has evolved, Smith usually trains two to three times a day before each of the classes he coaches at his CrossFit box. His training is not on a set schedule, which Smith believes is one of the reasons he’s continued to succeed in the sport-- keeping everything constantly varied without a set plan.

Aside from training, Ben is the owner and coach at CrossFit Krypton in Chesapeake, Virginia, and married his high school sweetheart Noelle in the Fall of 2014.