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CrossFit Markhams June Member of the Month Neil Hubley

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Name ( nicknames):

Neil Hubley aka Maytag, Smitty

Occupation:

Firefighter (Acting Captain Hamilton Fire Dept)

How were you introduced to Cross Fit & How long have you been doing CrossFit?

My wife did a boot camp at CF Toronto in 2010 and thought I should give it a try… Been doing it since

What made you decide to join CrossFit Markham?

Was working out at home and lost the drive. Tried a couple boxes out and loved how CFM supported the Sport side of crossfit.

Favourite Lifts/ Wods?

Overhead Squats, Toes to Bar and HSPU

3 Things you would definitely find in my
fridge…

Maple Syrup, Sriracha and a block of Parmesan

Favourite Place to Eat? 

Electric Mud BBQ

Proudest Accomplishments:

Member of World Champion Firefighter Combat Challenge Team

Something People Wouldn’t Know About Me:

I’m a campfire hero with a guitar and some questionable vocals. Also love Jeopardy…

Biggest Struggle in Life?

Man I’ve been blessed. Being the father of two beautiful children has been the most rewarding thing in my life but the STRUGGLE IS REAL

Do You Have a Mentor, or Someone You Look Up To? If So Who?

Not really. I’m currently accepting offers for my northern star.

Who Inspires You?

My wife, Allyson. Watching her balance and excel at being an incredible mother and true force as an independent, working professional woman inspires me every single day.

What Music I Like Listening To While Working Out:

Nothing like Country Music and Back Squats

Anything Else You Would Like To Say (Open Comments):

Thank you Cristini family for building such a great community from people just looking to move and shed a few lbs to CrossFit Games athletes! Also, if anyone wants to join me for Open Gym anytime between 11-1 don’t be scared. Sometimes it gets lonely…