Emma Lawson

Emma Lawson is a Canadian athlete of the generation of athletes who has no background in any other sport. She started at the early age of 7 years old.

Age: 18 (January 6, 2005)
Height: 1'65 m / 5'5¨  
Place of birth: Kitchener, Ontario, Canada
Weight: 63.5 kg / 140 lb
Instagram: @emma.lawson_5
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Trainer: @coach.joshwoolley

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CrossFit Games 2023

At only 18 years old, she becomes the youngest athlete to reach the CrossFit Games podium.

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He started the competition with a win in the bike event and put on the leader's jersey. She finished the first day in 4th position but 2 top 5 results and a 9th place finish put her back in the lead after the second day. She kept the lead after the third day but 2 consecutive wins by Laura Horvath at the start of the last day put her in 2nd place.

He was 7th in the Olympic Total, showing that heavy lifting is not a weakness.

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She was 4th in the North America East Semifinal.


He was 3rd worldwide.


Rogue Invitational 2022

He achieved a spectacular 3rd place in his first participation, winning 2 events.

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CrossFit Games 2022

He finished in 6th position, even wearing the leader's jersey. He lost the podium on the last day of competition.

She was awarded Rookie of the Year for her great performance in her first year in the top flight.

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Wins the Atlas Games Semifinal in Canada and gets his pass to the CrossFit Games 2022.


Dubai CrossFit Championship 2021

Dubai 2021 was the competition where Emma became best known.

In fact, the athlete, who finished in 9th position, confesses that this competition was a turning point in her sporting career, making her gain a lot of confidence.

Fittest teen in 2021

Win the CrossFit Games 2021 in the Teen 16-17 category.

Open 2021

Participated in the Age Group Qualifier and in the individual Semifinals.

She was 9th in the Atlas Games Online Semifinal and had to settle for qualifying for Games in the Teen division.


She was first in the Open in the Teen 14-15 division, but that year the Games were not held in her category.


She was 3rd in the teens 14-15 division of the CrossFit Games.

Emma Lawson age
Emma Lawson before her first participation in CrossFit Games
YearGamesRegionals / CompetitionsWorld Open

1st Atlas Games
3rd ROGUE Invitational

20211st Teen 16-179th Dubai CrossFit Champ
9th Atlas Games
20201st Teens 14-15
20193rd Teens 14-155th Teens 14-15


According to his father, his life revolves around CrossFit.

Wake up, train, do cardio, eat breakfast, go to school, come back, do homework, train, stretch, recover, eat dinner and go to sleep.

He has never tasted coffee.

His intention is to complete his university studies because it is clear to him that he is not going to be an athlete all his life and he wants to have a Plan B.

She has a sister 2 years younger than her who practices volleyball.

Supplementation and diet

He usually takes pre-workout only in qualifiers.

She counts her macros to check that she eats enough. His macros are 200 g protein, 525 g carbohydrate and 100 g fat.

Your coach

Josh Woolley has been responsible for Emma Lawson's programming since her competitive beginnings. No one can deny that the work he has done works.

Relationship partner

The athlete is romantically involved with her training partner and CrossFit athlete, Jack Farlow.

CrossFit Beginnings

Before learning about CrossFit, I practiced dance and acrobatics.

Her parents had been practicing CrossFit since 2011 and Emma, at just 7 years old, started accompanying them to the box.

He started doing CrossFit Kids and later also trained in the gym that his father set up in the garage.

He decided to start competing at the age of 13.

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