July Member Spotlight: Kurt Rogers


Tell us a little about yourself and what got you on the path to CrossFit…What keeps you coming back each day?

I was coming out of a rough season of life and knew I needed to start getting healthy and have a better routine to reach some goals that I have. I’ve always wanted to try CrossFit and this was the perfect opportunity to go all in. I couldn’t have found a better place


What is your favorite at-home exercise to do?

Burpees, bro.

If you had to do 100 reps of one movement (not running), what would it be?

Shoulder press or air squats

What are 1-2 of your goals for 2021? Have you accomplished any of these?

  1. Become a firefighter (I am in the final stages for two departments in the Charleston area)

  2. Drop weight close to 300lbs (currently at 330lbs)

Favorite Lift?

Squat clean & Split Jerk combination


Least favorite Crossfit movement?

Wallballs, I came in thinking I would love them…


Hometown?

James Island


Favorite Charleston Restaurant?

Baguette Magic


If you could do another job for just one day, what would it be?

Travel back in time and be the drummer for Led Zeppelin


What would you most like to tell yourself at age 13?

Break stupid rules.


If you could meet anyone, living or dead, who would you meet?

Jimi Hendrix


One thing about me people would be surprised to know?

I own the cutest toy poodle you’ve ever seen!


If the CFJI coaches came to your house for dinner, what would you prepare?

Grilled chicken and steak, broccoli salad, mashed potatoes, and salad.


Give us a “Question of the Day” to use in class.

Would you rather travel back in time to meet your ancestors or to the future to meet your descendants?


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