Samantha Silverman currently lives in Tucson, Arizona and is a recent graduate of the University of Arizona with a bachelor in Sports Psychology. She is currently 23 years old. She began CrossFit after being introduced to it by her brother in May of 2011. Before that she played both Field Hockey and Lacrosse. She is level 1 CrossFit certified as well as USAW Level 1.
Through CrossFit Samantha was introduced to the sport of Olympic style weightlifting. She competed in her very first national meet after only a few short months of training. She ended up placing 3rd in the 53k class at the 2012 University National Championships. Since then Samantha has grown to become a high level weightlifter, competing at numerous national level meets. And has also spent time at the Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, CO. She hopes to make an international team in the near future.
Samantha is part owner of her affiliate, CrossFit Works, located in Tucson, AZ. She is also a full time coach/athlete there. She has competed on the CrossFit Works regional team for the past two years.