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CrossFit Vancouver Athlete Profile

Meet Craig Knight. image Born 1971 in Cambridge Massachusetts, Craig grew up playing Little League and ski racing. He thought he was going to take the skiing further but wrapped himself around a lift tower and never really went back to it. Ask him to put on his New England accent. Its priceless. He graduated from North Western University (Chicago) in 1993 with a B.A. in Economics. While there he played water polo for the school and also met his lovely wife to be (Jodi). He then spent some years in Sun Valley, Idaho working for a private equity firm and running trails in the mountains. I believe there were some golf games in there as well. In 1999 he proposed to his wife on Halloween (while wearing an Elephant costume) and they were married the next year. They had a little boy (Cody) in 2005 and expecting another this summer. In 2003 he graduated from MIT with a Masters in Real Estate Finance. Following that he had his own real estate development company for years. In November of '07 Craig was bit by a tick while camping and developed Lyme Disease. The infection grew in his hip. Add to this a few mis-diagnosis's and he was laid out for a year. Craig moved to Vancouver in 2008 for a Job with U.B.C. Properties. He teamed up with CrossFit Vancouver in May of 2009 and has been hooked ever since. He is here 4 times per week and works out on his own 2 other days. I asked what he had to say about CrossFit and he said "How the hell did I not hear about this earlier?". He says it has really changed the way and how hard he works out. From the first phone call with Craig I knew he was a special guy. He is "Steadfast and Vigilant" personified. His hip is much stronger and mobile than when he started and I don't see this trend ending anytime soon. He stands as a true testament that functional movements have integral healing qualities. Thanks for being part of our community Craig. I hope we know each other for a long time. Friday's Workout: Cindy 5 Pull Ups 10 Push Ups 15 Squats Rounds in 20 Minutes Have fun! Sheppy