Athlete Of The Month - March 2019
SG, 26, Automotive Engineer, Troy
When did you start at CrossFit Reviver?: March 2017
What is your athletic background?: Pro-swimmer and ran track in middle school. Played basketball in high school. And then.. college happened! Lol.
What is your favorite and least favorite WOD/movement?: Back squat is my favorite. Took me a while to understand the form, and I love it now. Burpees are my least favorite. I look and feel like a T-Rex doing them.
What is your great accomplishment? Personal, Professional, and Fitness related:: Personal - Have been self-sufficient and independent since I was 21. Traveled to 100s of cities around the world. Professional - For an automotive engineer, I feel like I hit the epitome, I got to work on the Ford GT Supercar for a year, testing it on tracks. Fitness Related - Lost 55+ lbs, the strongest I have ever been. Never loved myself more.
Has CFR made you better? If yes, how so?: Yes, in so so many ways. I lost over 55 lbs, and it isn’t just that I am healthy and look good now. It's that CFR made me fall in love with myself again. I also love making videos and films. Vince, Jeremy and Sammie have collaborated with me on many occasions to put out positive content on social media, which helped me re-discover my love for this long-lost passion.
What are your hobbies?: I love making videos and films. I enjoy travelling, playing basketball, swimming and dreaming, I am very ambitious.
What are your Top 5 favorite movies?: Shutter Island, Never Back Down, The Holiday, Rush Hour and Pirates of the Caribbean
What is one thing we don’t know about you?: I am good friends with Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson, we FaceTime now and then. "How I Met Your Mother", the TV show inspired me to come to the US.
What are your goals in life? Personal, Professional, and Fitness related:: Personal - See the world. Professional - Be a media giant and an influencer. Inspire people. Be remembered even after I am gone. Fitness related - Run a marathon, Six-pack abs.