JANUARY 2015 ATHLETE OF THE MONTH – BILL KREGEL
Name, age, occupation, city? Bill Kregel, 36, Attorney, Royal Oak
Start date at CrossFit Reviver? January 2013.
Athletic background? Played Basketball, Baseball and Soccer growing up. Played Basketball during first two years of college before injuries caught up with me.
Favorite and least favorite WOD / movement? Favorite: Any Rowing workout and doing handstands because I never thought I would be doing a handstand in my mid-30’s. Least Favorite WOD: Pull Ups.
Greatest accomplishment? Personal, professional and fitness related? Personal: Getting married at a young age and celebrating our 12th anniversary in 2014. Professional: Making partner at a large Detroit law firm. Fitness: Losing 60lbs and, thanks to CFR, getting back to a level of fitness I had not since college.
Has CFR made you better? If so, how? Yes, by instilling the discipline to work our consistently each day.
What are your hobbies? Watching sports, particularly, football, basketball and soccer; going to concerts; traveling (particularly when I can combine one of the first two hobbies with traveling); and reading.
Top 5 favorite TV movies? Big Lebowski, Rushmore, A Few Good Men, High Fidelity, Can’t Buy Me Love.
What is one thing we don’t know about you? In middle school nearly pulled my front teeth out in a freak accident when I got caught up in the net dunking a basketball.
What are your goals in life? Personal, professional and fitness related? Personal: Be a good husband, friend and member of the community. Professional: be the best lawyer I can be. Fitness: Be in as good or better shape than the year before.