Neal Maddox is something like fine wine.
At 38, he was the oldest competitor on the ground at last year’s CrossFit Games.
However, the six-time Games competitor doesn’t let his age slow him down. In fact, if anything, he says the experience makes him a better athlete.
This lifelong athlete is also a box owner at CrossFit X-Treme Athletics in San Jose, California as well as a coach and an avid animal lover.
We caught up with him to find out what a day in the life of Neal Maddox looks like.
FHQ: How long have you been doing CrossFit?
Neal Maddox: I started in 2009.
FHQ: Tell me a little about your back ground prior to CrossFit.
FHQ: As one of the older athletes on the competition field, it must feel incredible to beat guys half your age. What advantages do you think your age has given you as a competitor?
FHQ: What’s something people would be surprised to learn about you?