|Height 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)|
Name Ben Smith
Weight 195 lb (88 kg)
|Born May 16, 1990 (age 25) (1990-05-16) |
Residence Chesapeake, Virginia, U.S.
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Ben Smith (born May 16, 1990) is a professional CrossFit athlete from Virginia, USA. He has competed at the CrossFit Games every year since 2009, finishing on the podium four times: first place in 2015, second in 2016, and third in 2011 and 2013. He is one of a small number of competitors to make eight consecutive appearances in the Individual Division at the CrossFit Games. Only one athlete, Rebecca Voigt, has made nine appearances.
Smith was an avid baseball player throughout his childhood, and was introduced to CrossFit during his senior year of high school in 2008. The next summer, he qualified for the CrossFit Games where he placed 64th out of 74 competitors. He has placed first in Crossfit Games regional qualifying events six times (five times in the Mid Atlantic region, and once in the Atlantic "super-region"). He is the lead programmer and a co-owner, founder, and coach at CrossFit Krypton in Chesapeake, Virginia.