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  • When Your Back Is Against The Wall

    When Your Back Is Against The Wall

    There are going to be moments in your life when your back is against the wall. When you’re tired, scared, and hurting, there is going to seem like there is no way out. It is going to seem like no matter what you do, you cannot prevail. You are going …Read More »
  • Why You Need To Fight For Faith

    Why You Need To Fight For Faith

    You are meant for something great. You are capable. You have never been more valuable than in this moment right now. Your dreams were given to you for a reason. Hold tight to that reason. I firmly believe that you are capable of obtaining whatever your heart longs for. I …Read More »
  • How to Find Joy in the Journey

    How to Find Joy in the Journey

    “Consider it pure joy, my brothers and sisters, whenever you face trials of many kinds, because you know that the testing of your faith produces perseverance.” – James 1:2-3 The journey is never “easy,” nor would you want it to be. In fact, the journey is usually tough… I mean really, really tough. …Read More »
  • “Açaí“ Bowls: A Work in Progress

    “Açaí“ Bowls: A Work in Progress

    Who actually knows with 100% certainty how to pronounce açaí?? Cole had been wanting to try an açaí bowl for years, so when we had the chance in LA a couple weeks ago, we took it! We split an açaí bowl from Roots & Rye. I believe my exact words …Read More »
  • Full Send!

    Full Send!

    This is how I have always tried to live my life. But it didn’t come naturally. I started off shy and hesitant. I second guessed myself. I stopped and analyzed, underestimated, and tiptoed my way through navigating my goals. However, athletics taught me something amazing. If I wanted to excel …Read More »
  • Favorite CrossFit Games Event? The Marathon Row. Here’s Why!

    Favorite CrossFit Games Event? The Marathon Row. Here’s Why!

    The Marathon Row was one heck of a grueling event. It was miserable! And the misery didn’t stop after the three hours it took to complete the event. The pain culminated in the moment that I finished and stood up, and then continued to stay with me for a few …Read More »
  • Preparation Is What Takes Down Giants

    Preparation Is What Takes Down Giants

    The dust has finally settled from the 2018 CrossFit Games. The Games is a whirlwind of a week full of fun and excitement, valor and grit, community and discipline. The Games arrive in a thunderous manner, overtaking us all by storm. Like any major storm, it leaves its mark along …Read More »
  • Why I Love The CrossFit Games

    Why I Love The CrossFit Games

    I believe that everything we do, we should do with all of our might. We should also always be kind to people, regardless of circumstance. When these two things occur, greatness is born. The CrossFit Games are quickly approaching and I couldn’t be more excited! I LOVE competing at the …Read More »
  • The Key To Your Dream Body

    The Key To Your Dream Body

    No, it’s not a magic pill. Consistency is key. Though Genasee and I have been athletes all of our lives, it has taken a lot of hard work and discipline over many years of learning to sculpt our bodies. Our lifestyle is a choice that we make every single day. …Read More »
  • Overcoming Adversity

    Overcoming Adversity

    Adversity causes some men to break and others to break through. During the 2017 CrossFit Games I experienced more adversity than I had at any of my previous Games. I would take it as far to say that I experienced the most adversity there than in any other competitive event …Read More »
  • Don’t Throw Your Vest

    Don’t Throw Your Vest

    I threw my vest. Yep, I was so frustrated that I chucked my vest onto the ground. I am not going to lie to you, some days can be really freaking rough. But don’t get me wrong, I love this life. I chose it, so I will weather any tough …Read More »
  • To Fat and Back

    To Fat and Back

    2012 -> 2017. Oh yeah, that is a real photo of me during my senior year of college. Don’t worry, I too can hardly believe it. Nutrition is one of the most difficult arenas of life to navigate. It takes but only a small detour and you find yourself so …Read More »
  • This is ME

    This is ME

    This is ME. I am a 27-year-old man with big dreams as wild as the imagination of a young child. To some I am a friend and to some a competitor. To others I am family and to one I am “Husband.” Most know me as a Christ-follower, though I …Read More »

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