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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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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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September’s Athlete of the Month: Norma Ebanks

Congratulations to Norma, our September Athlete of the Month! She has shown exceptional growth over her time at CrossFit Cayman and we want to celebrate her!

Name:  Norma EbanksAge:  65Hometown:  Born and raised in Anderson, Indiana. Since 1973 Grand Cayman is home. How long have you been CrossFitting?  Since February 2014 What is your favorite WOD/Exercise?  Deadlifts What is your least favorite WOD/Exercise?  Back squats.  The first time I tried them, I almost fell over backward!  I think part […]

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August Athlete of the Month!

Congratulations to Nate Gemmiti, who is our August Athlete of the Month! See our interview with Nate below! Well done, Nate! 

Name:  Nate Gemmiti

Age:  46

Hometown: Originally from Connecticut, USA

How long have you been CrossFitting?  7 months – joining was my 2016 Resolution

What is your favorite WOD/Exercise?  Power snatch – it works a bit of everything

What is your least favorite WOD/Exercise?  Running

What is your previous workout/athletic background?  I was a 3 sport athlete until college and played in an adult soccer league until recently.

What was your first experience at CrossFit Cayman […]

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July Athlete of the Month: Sophia Dilbert

 

Congratulations to Sophia for being July’s Athlete of the Month! Check out our interview with her below!

Name:  Sophia Dilbert

Age:  As young as I feel 🙂

Hometown: West Bay, Grand Cayman

How long have you been CrossFitting? 

Since January 2015.

What is your favorite WOD/Exercise?

Helen, I like anything with running, box jumps, air squats or burpees.  The endurance WOD’s allow me to pace myself and I do better with these WOD’s.

What is your least favorite WOD/Exercise?

I have yet to find a least favourite … […]

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Athlete of the Month: Tomy Wilkerson

Name: Tomy Wilkerson

Age: 25

Hometown: El Sobrante, California (El Sob Mob, represent!)

How long have you been CrossFitting? A little over a year and a half.

What is your favorite WOD/Exercise? Confession time: I’m a bit of a show off. I love testing my strength and gymnastic skill. So, anything involving low reps but heavier weight or upper-body bodyweight stuff will make my day.

What is your least favorite WOD/Exercise? If I answer this honestly, will it be programmed? If so, push ups! Just […]

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