Athlete Profile

Ben SmithMid Atlantic
Chesapeake, Va
Best Lifts
450 lbs
320 lbs
265 lbs
540 lbs
Best Times
5' 11"
180 lbs
Open Finish
Regionals Finish

About This Athlete

21 year old Mechanical Engineering student at Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia. Played baseball at Great Bridge High School, and started CrossFit when I was 16. I am very thankful for my family and the support they provide for me so I can compete here in LA.

Open competition results

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Tom B


Posted at 4:42 AM PDT on August 1, 2011

You're doing the name proud!! Keep it up!

Posted at 3:30 PM PDT on July 30, 2011
Skyler B

Good luck Ben! We're all rooting for you back home. We know you'll give it your all and can't wait to watch you over the next few days. Remember the 3 D's; dedication, determination and desire ;-)

Posted at 7:42 PM PDT on July 29, 2011
Kari W

Ben - great job on Day 1 -- you have fans here in DC and NoVA! Proud of your determination and self-motivation. Keep it up!

Posted at 4:03 PM PDT on July 29, 2011
Mike B

Way to hang ben, Stay strong!!. Routing you on from indiana

Posted at 12:22 PM PDT on July 29, 2011

Congratulations Ben great job see you in LA

Posted at 12:26 PM PDT on June 13, 2011
Kimberly S

Wow!! You make us all soooo proud to say that we are related to you! Thanks for your inspiration.

Posted at 5:59 AM PDT on June 6, 2011
Sean W

dude, i see you up there in first in the region. Get it done bro.

Posted at 5:41 PM PDT on June 5, 2011
Sarah V

awesome job ben! What is the first thing you are going to do now that you won?

Posted at 12:22 PM PDT on June 5, 2011

Ben Smith, you're a beast. You're my sleeper for taking the gold this year in the finals. Best of luck.

Posted at 11:07 AM PDT on May 4, 2011