8. Daniel Tyminski
From: New York
A would-be major contender in last year’s Games, Tyminski earned not a spot on the podium but a long-recovery—during chest-ups, he sprained his shoulder so badly he had to drop out of the competition. His national ranking dropped hundreds of places, but now, with his deadlift back up to 525 lbs, he’s set to make a strong impression in the 2015 Games. He heard about CrossFit as an airborne infantry man stationed in Alaska.
“He’s worked extremely hard to get back to fitness and previous Games experience should serve him well,” says Jentgen.Back to top