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Then & Now: Nate Gemmiti

We all come from somewhere. Meaning, we all have our own beginning, our own starting point that got us to the place we are today, especially when it comes to our journey in health and fitness. It is too true that society constantly flashes advertisements of ‘quick fixes’ or ‘easy dieting’ that guarantees us to achieve our desired goals within a matter of weeks, sometimes days. But the actual truth that no one desires to hear and accept […]

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June’s Athletes of the Month: Ghilly Ghyoot & Caroline Barton

Congratulations to Ghilly and Caroline, our June Athletes of the Month!

 

Check out our interview with each of them below!
Ghilly

Name: Ghislain Ghyoot

Age: 34

Hometown: Pretoria, South Africa

How long have you been CrossFitting? Since January 2011 – 6 years and change

What is your favorite WOD/Exercise? I like the technical things, Rope Climbs, Olympic lifting work, Muscle Up’s, Hand Stand Push Up’s, Double Unders…and squatting and deadlifts.

What is your least favorite WOD/Exercise? Long slog metabolic type workouts are not so fun.

What is your previous workout/athletic background? General […]

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May’s Athletes of the Month: Niko Whittaker & Bianca Leacock

Congratulations to our May Athletes of the Month: Niko & Bianca!
 Check out our interview with them below!

Name: Niko Whittaker

Age: 40

Hometown: George Town, Cayman Islands

How long have you been CrossFitting? Since it opened; around 7 years

What is your favorite WOD/Exercise? Any with pull-ups, push-ups and snatches

What is your least favorite WOD/Exercise? Fran

What is your previous workout/athletic background? Steady gym goer

What was your first experience at CrossFit Cayman like? Badger, nuff said!

What results have you seen since CrossFitting? Better overall fitness compared to the gym

What […]

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April’s Athlete of the Month: Maxim Matienzo

Congratulations to Max, our April Athlete of the Month!

Check out our interview with Max below!

Name: Maxim Matienzo-Martinez

Age: 26

Hometown: Cuba  

How long have you been CrossFitting? Over a year and 2 months
 
What is your favorite WOD/Exercise? Filthy Fifty and Power Cleans
 
What is your least favorite WOD/Exercise? Anything overhead! Those movements are super challenging for me, but I’m getting better!
 
What is your previous workout/athletic background? I have a boxing and aerobics type of workout/exercise background.
 
What was your first experience at CrossFit Cayman like? […]

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March’s Athlete of the Month: Helen Leacock

Congratulations to Helen, our March Athlete of the Month!

Check out our interview with her below!

Name: Helen Leacock

Age: 56

Hometown: Minnesota, USA

How long have you been CrossFitting? Feb. 2016
 
What is your favorite WOD/Exercise? Running
 
What is your least favorite WOD/Exercise? Box jumps but I think I am actually overcoming my fear of them!
 
What is your previous workout/athletic background? Loved running in school and played volleyball
 
What was your first experience at CrossFit Cayman like? I thought my personal trainer, Nikki, went easy on me […]

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February’s Athlete of the Month: Alson Ebanks

Congratulations to Pastor Alson, our February Athlete of the Month!

 

Name: Alson Ebanks (AKA “Pastor”)

Age: 67+

Hometown: West Bay, Grand Cayman

How long have you been CrossFitting? It will be three years as of Feb 2017

What is your favorite WOD/Exercise? I think my favourite WODs/exercises are body-weight routines, such as pull-ups and push-ups—and I’m starting to do squats without too much trouble. It took a while for my “old” sinews to get flexible enough to do the squat properly

What is your least […]

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January’s Athlete of the Month: Eileen Keens

 Eileen has been making strides in the gym and we’ve all noticed.
Take a look at our interview with her below! 

 

Name: Eileen Keens

Age: 48

Hometown:  I am from Puerto Rico

How long have you been CrossFitting? Since March 2016

What is your favorite WOD/Exercise? Definitely Power Cleans!

What is your least favorite WOD/Exercise? Thrusters

What is your previous workout/athletic background? I used to be a runner, have done few half marathons.

What was your first experience at CrossFit Cayman like? Crossfit Cayman is like no other place I have ever been […]

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December’s Athlete of the Month: Brent Cunha

Congratulations to Brent, our December Athlete of the Month! Brent has been making strides in the gym and we’ve all noticed.
Take a look at our interview with him below! 

 

Name: Brent Cunha

Age: 45

Hometown: Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands

How long have you been CrossFitting? 1 year

What is your favorite WOD/Exercise? Burpees

What is your least favorite WOD/Exercise? Snatches

What is your previous workout/athletic background? Serious cyclist and runner

What was your first experience at CrossFit Cayman like? It was great an eye opener for me. I thought that I was pretty fit until […]

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November’s Athlete of the Month: Celene Crance

Congratulations to Celene, our November Athlete of the Month! We have seen some great progress with Celene since she became a member! Read our interview with her below.

Name: Celene Crance

Age: 56

Hometown:  West Bay

How long have you been CrossFitting?  Since June 2014

What is your favorite WOD/Exercise? Chippers

What is your least favorite WOD/Exercise? Burpees and running

What is your previous workout/athletic background? Basically none.

What made you decide to start CrossFit? At the time, my daughter, Nikki, was graduating from university […]

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October Athlete of the Month!

Congratulations to Mark, our October Athlete of the Month! Keep up the good work, Mark! Check out our interview with Mark below!

Name: Mark Griffiths

Age: 41

Hometown: London

How long have you been CrossFitting?  Since March

What is your favorite WOD/Exercise?  Anything without lifting weight!

What is your least favorite WOD/Exercise?  Front squats

What is your previous workout/athletic background?  General sport (football, tennis, rugby etc) and athletics/ cycling/ triathlon type of events – all a long time ago now though!

What was your first experience at CrossFit Cayman […]

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