August Athlete of the Month: Greg Roach

Congratulations to Rising’s August Athlete of the Month, Greg Roach.  A Rising regular for a little over a year, Greg is in the gym working hard 5-6 days a week and his persistence and work ethic are certainly starting to pay off!  Get to know him a little bit more by checking out his responses below.  Congrats again Greg!

Date you started crossfit: November 2012

Day job: Division Manager for Ruth’s Chris Steak House (more like night job)

 Athletic background:  All sports – Wrestling and Tennis in College

 What made you decide to start CrossFit?  I thought I was in shape until I tried CrossFit

 Favorite CrossFit movement:  Pull up

 Least favorite CrossFit movement: Thruster

 What do you love most about CrossFit?  The humbling aspect and competition

 What comes easily to you in CrossFit?  Nothing

 What is your biggest challenge with crossfit?  Mental game and pacing