CrossFit Gear and CrossFit Games – Sveinbjörn Sveinbjörnsson


Name: Sveinbjörn Sveinbjörnsson

Affiliate: Bootcamp Iceland

Age: 29

What Sectional did you participate in: Iceland Sectionals (as a guest)

What was your placement: Sveinbjörn is pre-qualified to the European Regionals due to his placement in the CrossFit Games 2009.


Shoes: Do-Win weightlifting shoes

Deadlift: 205 kg

Back squat: 165 kg

Front squat: 135 kg

Overhead squat: 95 kg

Clean & jerk: 105 kg

Snatch: 85 kg

Bench press: 135 kg

“Grace”: 2:02

Do you think the European CrossFit Regionals will contain a heavy event? No idea

Which lift(s) would you prefer to see at such an event? hmmmmmm…

Do you follow any special lifting program? No, not yet


Shoes: New Balance 905

5 km run: 18:02

500 m row: 1:21:00

How many times/week does your training include running and/or rowing? 2 x pr. week

Do you hope to see a lot of endurance work at the Regionals? Yes, I hope so!


Shoes: New Balance 905

Max reps pull-ups: 48

Max reps muscle-ups: 7

Your favorite benchmark workouts (and PR’s):

Favorite WOD # 1 + time: Fight gone bad 456
Favorite WOD # 2 + time: Filthy fifty 16:44
Favorite WOD # 3 + time: Barbara 24:40

What has been your main focus in your training since the Regionals?
We have been trying to do the WOD from other sectionals to compare ourselves with the other competitors 🙂

How do you think your chances of going to the CrossFit Games 2010?
Pffff.. you tell me 🙂