Hometown: Huntington Beach, California
Occupation: Truck Driver
When did you first start CrossFitting?: March 2013
When did you first start training at CrossFit Katy? March 2013
What class do you generally attend (morning/afternoon)? Mornings
Favorite WOD: Anything using the equipment
Least Favorite WOD: OHS, strict pull up, Toe-2 -Bars
Tell us about you sports & fitness background: Grew up playing most sports. In high school, played water polo, football ,wrestling, and swimming. And a potential wrestler for the 1984 Olympic team.
How did you first get exposed to CrossFit? Reading about Christmas Joy Abbot.
Take us back to your first WOD… what was it, and how did it feel? My 1st WOD was with Mike, we did box jumps, and kettle bell swings, I was humbled.
What sort of changes have you seen in your body, health and fitness since starting CF (before/after)? As a driver the weight creeps up on you, I lost 60lbs, got off my high blood pressure and cholesterol medicine and now I look up the endurance class and run at the truck stop.
What sort of changes in your life have you experienced out of taking on something like CrossFit that were totally unexpected? Better eating habits, more energy. Doing the in-house brawls competition and doing the BCS in College Station.
Name one goal you have reached since joining CFK and one goal you want to achieve (example: deadlift/squat/press ___
pounds; do a pullup; do a WOD RX’d, etc.): Got off my meds, to do a strict pull up
Please share with us any favorite CrossFit / CFK moments: Doing my first Rx WOD, how everybody helps, doing my first in house Brawl, and also trying to do the Crossfit Open.
Any advice for people just getting started? Like you have heard, just keep coming, don’t give up, and yes you will be sore. My advice is to trust and listen to our Trainers, they are really good at what they do for us and you will be sore but keep coming.
What are your hobbies, interests and/or talents outside of CrossFit? As most everyone knows I love the TEXANS football. I’ve learned how to Bbq when I moved out here, mix different flavors and spices, enjoy my family and grandkids.
Thank You Guys For Everything!