Meet Vinc!

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How long have you been with us at CrossFit Cheltenham?
It will be 2 years in June!

What was it that made you decide to give CrossFit a try?
After a ride with my bike… I was training for triathlon, almost died twice due to the road… I realized that cycling in UK alone was not as safe as in France for myself! I remember that my partner told me about Crossfit, that it will be something I should like, I google it and decided to try!

What is your favourite thing about CrossFit Cheltenham?
The community !

Who inspires you at CrossFit Cheltenham?
6 / 7am crews…

What time of day do you prefer to train?
Evening, I hate sport in the morning!

What else do you get up to outside of the gym?
Swimming, and badminton / running ad hoc!

What is your favourite CrossFit WOD?
No favourite, really enjoyed 18.0, 18.1 and I love WOD with Snatch!

What is your least favourite WOD?
Anything with Gymnastic… that’s my worst weakness.

Of all the many different CrossFit disciplines, which one do you excel in?
Duck walk! I will do some lobbying to Sir Castro to have 400m duck walk in 19.1!

If you could create your own WOD, what would it be?
Check-in 400m duck walk
21 / 15 / 9 of Inverted burpess, snatch, cal rower
Check-out 400m duck walk

What is your favourite WODing jam?
Hard rock for weightlifting ! And electro for WOD

What’s your favourite food?
Paris-Brest !!!!!! (it is a dessert).

What’s your ultimate ‘cheat’ meal?
Pizza !

What’s your favourite tipple?
(I had to google “tipple”...) Whisky for sure and Jager-bomb if I’m out.

What’s your favourite memory at CrossFit Cheltenham so far?
The social events done at the box, beer pong, dodge ball with the med-balls…! And also recently when Hannah discovered that “Zizzi” (the restaurant) means “willy” in French…

Do you have any funny stories of your time at CrossFit Cheltenham?
The dodge ball with med-balls which was not a good idea!

Tell us a fun fact about you!
My squat depth is really! Almost ass to the ground!

What are your goals and aspirations for the next year?
Improve my gymnastic skills… and maybe another swimming marathon!

Anything else you would like to add?
Yes, we beat England during the 6 Nations! (I’m french btw)

My motto is…
At the end it is just a sport!