Biography

Cheryl Brost is a wife, 46-year-old mother of two, and the 2x Back to Back 45-49 year old “Fittest Woman in the World”. Cheryl is most recently a seven time World CrossFit Games Competitor who holds an illustrious academic and athletic resume. In her first year of CrossFit, Cheryl finished 13th at the 2010 Reebok CrossFit Games, in 2011 climbing the ranks to finish 7th overall, and 15th overall at the 2012 Games. Already qualifying for the 2013 Masters Reebok CrossFit World Games, Cheryl ruptured her Achilles tendon while competing to take 1st place overall at the North West CrossFit Regional in the open division.  Following an remarkable 9 month recovery, Cheryl finished 2nd in the world in the 40-44 Masters Division at the 2014 Games and a 4th place finish in the 40-44 Masters Division at the 2015 Games.  Determined to be her best, she battled to the top of the podium placing 1st in the world in the 45-49 Masters Division at both the 2016 and 2017 Games.

Athletic Honors:
* “Reebok CrossFit World Games” 2017 45-49 Master Competitor; Alliant Energy Center, Madison WI, Placed 1st overall
* “Reebok CrossFit World Games” 2016 45-49 Master Competitor; Stub Hub Center, Carson CA, Placed 1st overall
* “Reebok CrossFit World Games” 2015 40-44 Master Competitor; Stub Hub Center, Carson CA, Placed 4th overall
* “Reebok CrossFit World Games” 2014 40-44 Master Competitor; Stub Hub Center, Carson CA, Placed 2nd overall
* “Reebok CrossFit World Games” 2012 Individual Competitor; Home Depot Center, Carson CA, Placed 15th overall
* “Reebok CrossFit World Games” 2011 Individual Competitor; Home Depot Center, Carson CA, Placed 7th overall
* “CrossFit World Games” 2010 Individual Competitor; Home Depot Center, Carson, CA Placed 13th overall following only 7 months of CrossFit training
* CrossFit  Level 1 Trainer and Mobility credited
* Boston Marathon Qualifier
* 2000 Portland Marathon, finished in 3:28:33
* Pacific Lutheran University Women’s Basketball Team (’89-’92), Point Guard
* Pacific Lutheran University Women’s Soccer Team (’89-’92), Striker/Midfielder

Team Honors:
* 3rd Master Female in the world pre-drafted by the San Francisco Fire in the 2014 Inaugural NPGL season
* 2 time NAIA Women’s Soccer National Champion, Pacific Lutheran University (1989, 1991)
* 2 time NAIA Women’s Soccer National Runner-Up, Pacific Lutheran University (1990, 1992)

Individual Honors:
1st Team NAIA Women’s Soccer All-American (1992)
1st Team NSCAA Women’ Soccer All-American (1992)
ISAA/Adidas “National Player of the Year” – NAIA division (1992)
ISAA/Adidas “Most Valuable Player – Offense” – NAIA division (1991)
1st Team Adidas Soccer All-American Scholar Athlete (1992)
1st Team NAIA All-American Scholar-Athlete (1991, 1992)
NAIA All-Tournament Team (1990, 1991, 1992)
3 time Pacific Lutheran University Athletic Hall of Fame Inductee