7 Things You Need To Know About Jacob Heppner

Here are 7 things you should know about CrossFit Games athlete Jacob Heppner. 

1. Heppner Loves Star Wars *not just a little bit either. 

His knowledge of Star Wars lore goes deep. Listen to him talk about his favorite character with CrossFit HQ in this episode of 'Update Studio'. Skip to 3:58 to hear his thoughts on Grand Admiral Thrawn. 

Last December he even trained with Master Yoda.

2. Brute Strength Sent Him A Bobblehead Of Himself

Heppner is a Brute Strength athlete and we just happen to have been hanging out with him when he received a bobblehead of himself in the mail from Brute Strength owner Michael Cazayoux. 


3. His Work Capacity Is Unreal

Watch him complete 20 rounds of chest to bar 'Mary' like it's no big deal. 

4. He's Won Two Games Events

In 2015 he crushed the 'Midline Madness' event and in 2016 he had the fastest time on the 'Handstand Walk' event on his way to a 10th place finish in '15 and 7th place in '16. 

5. Two Words — 'Crayola Whiteboard'

In 2015, Heppner occasionally followed programming written by a possessed Crayola Whiteboard. Not sure what else to say here...

6. 2017 Heppner Is Approaching 2014 Rich Froning Levels Of Fitness

Watch Heppner knock out 30 unbroken bar muscle ups in his barn a feat, that Heppner noted, Froning did back during a charity competition in 2014. 


7. Jacob Heppner & FloElite Have Teamed Up To Make You Fitter

Presenting Jacob Heppner’s 8 Weeks To Making Sucky Workouts Suck Less. 

Jacob Heppner’s 8 Weeks To Fitness

Fraser, Toomey & Mayhem Continue Their Dominance At The CrossFit Games

Although we took a very different path to get here, this year’s CrossFit Games have yielded the same end result: Fraser, Toomey, and CrossFit Mayhem stand atop the podium. 

Day 3 At The Games: Ohlsen Holds Off The Champ, Toomey Continues Her March

Cuts, cuts, cuts, and more cuts. Day 3 at the 2019 CrossFit Games started with some heartbreak as fans watched many of their favorites fail to make the cut to the top 10 after the Sprint event.

Top 3 Men To Watch At The 2019 CrossFit Games

We are just days away from finding out who 2019’s Fittest Man on Earth will be, so before competition kicks off in Madison, let’s take a look at the three top athletes on the men’s side. 

Top 3 Women To Watch At The 2019 CrossFit Games

After a new and hectic 2019 CrossFit season we are finally here, just a handful of days away from the 2019 CrossFit Games. With all the changes to the season and sanctionals happening every other week, you may be wondering who is going to the Games and who exactly has a chance at making the podium, so in an effort to clear up any confusion, here are our picks for the top three women to watch at the 2019 Games.

Breaking Down The 2019 CrossFit Games Scoring

The 2018 CrossFit Games featured 40 men and 40 women who competed to find out who the Fittest on Earth would be. 2019 will be completely different. This year there will be 148 men and 134 women from around the world who will attempt to win that same title. There will also be 14 teams in Madison. That is a lot of athletes.

James Newbury Is Training Harder Than Ever Ahead Of 2019 CrossFit Games

When you watch the CrossFit Games, you’re seeing the elite athletes in the world in action as they compete to find out who the “Fittest on Earth” really is. While it is a competition, it’s also a stage that allows athletes to promote the sport as well as their own personal brand.

CrossFit Games Teams Rosters Announced

Most fans who watch the CrossFit Games have their favorite male and female athletes, but those aren’t the only competitions in Madison. Some of the most exciting action you will see this year will come from the team events. 

Saxon Panchik Scores A Last-Minute Spot In The CrossFit Games

There are no other Sanctionals or other events between now and the 2019 CrossFit Games, but thanks to an unexpected development, another name has been thrown into the mix.

French Throwdown Crowns Winners & Punches Tickets To The CrossFit Games

The road to Madison started in Dubai in December and has moved to different locations around the world over the course of the last six months. That journey has now reached its penultimate stop in Paris. The final Sanctional concluded over the weekend, and we are now on the road to the final destination: the 2019 CrossFit Games!

What You Need to Know About the French Throwdown

After a season and journey that has included more than a dozen events that have challenged athletes around the world and inspired millions of fans, it has all come down to this. The final Sanctional event is upon us. For the athletes who will be competing, this is the final opportunity to qualify for the 2019 CrossFit Games.