Xendurance is proud to announce the sponsorship of Chris Hinshaw.
A former All American collegiate swimmer and an experienced professional triathlete with top international finishes including a 2nd place overall finish at the Hawaiian Ironman World Championships, 2-time member of Team USA at the Hawaiian Ironman, 2nd place overall finish at the Ironman World Championships in Canada, and a 1st place overall finish at Ironman Brazil.
Coach Chris has been a CrossFit athlete for 5+ years. He specializes in endurance coaching for the CrossFit athlete. Chris is a CrossFit Level 1 trainer, CrossFit Competitor Course certified, NC Lab Scientist, and coach at NorCal CrossFit. Chris is the endurance coach to more than a dozen 2013 Games athletes including Jason, Garret, Dan, Neal, Matt, Lindsey, Alessandra, Rory, and Camille.
Check out his website for more info on NC Endurance http://nccfendurance.blogspot.com
We look forward to watching him race!
Interview from Irunfar.com located below.
Front Squat = 405
Deadlift = 500 X 3
Strict Press = 235
Back Squat = 405 X 5
Clean = 345
Split Jerk = 365
Overhead Squat = 315 X 3
Snatch = 260
30 Muscle-ups for time =
53 Unbroken HSPU
60 Unbroken Pull-ups
Max distance Handstand Walk 165 feet
6:45.7 2k Row
FGB = 417
30 Squat Clean & Jerks, 155 pounds =
5th place 2013 Reebok CrossFit Games SoCal Regional (67th in the world)
13th place 2012 " " " "
18th place 2011 " " " "
1st place Rebel Rising 2, March 2014
1st place Cupid's Massacre, February 2013
1st place California Affiliate League, August 2012
3rd place Cupid's Massacre, February 2014
Sports background is Baseball, Hockey, Bodybuilding, started Olympic Weightlifting in High School
Personal Trainer since 2001, General Manager of Body of Change (LA Fitness) from 2002-2004, Head Coach/Affiliate Owner/CFL1 since 2009
Our Team's name is TEAM ARISE because we have risen from our injuries and have overcome the stigma that shelters us from achieving our goals as Disabled Veterans.
We recently had the oppertunity to work with Team Arise. They are a team of disabled veterans raising awareness for fello veterans with diabilities. They recently took part in the Warrior Dash in Houston Texas.
Rusty Brooks, SGT USMC served with 1/6 Infantry 1999-2003 and 1/7 Scout Sniper Platoon in Iraq 2004-2005. After returning home he was driven into a tree by a drunk driver at over 100 mph on July 12 2006. It took just under an hour to cut him out of the passenger side seat of the car. He was Halo Flighted to Memorial Herman Hospital where he died twice in the ER during emergency surgery. As a result of his injuries, his left leg was amputated seven months later. He spent a total of nine months in the hospital and underwent 69 surgeries.
He then went on to obtain his associates degree and started working for the Might Oaks Warrior Training Division of the Roever Foundation as a liaison, speaker, instructor, and mentor to help veterans fighting with PTSD and reintegration into society. He is now training to run triathlons to add to skydiving, Zip lining, white water rafting, and surfing to inspire others to live life to the fullest.
Rusty has returned to school to become certified as a life coach, and plans on obtaining his CSCS to be able to reach out to more people with the hopes of making a positive difference in people's lives.
Michael P Brown, Joined the USMC (United States Marine Corps) at age 19 on 07 OCT 1993.
Spent 4 yrs on active duty with the rank of Non Commission Officer (Corporal).
Spent 2 yrs as an Inactive Reservist for the Marine Corps in Texas.
Reentered Active Military Service by enlisting in the US ARMY on 27 FEB 2000 with the rank of Specialist and job title of Motor Transport Operator.
Deployed to OEF-5 in Afghanistan Feb’04 to Feb’05 where he earned a Bronze Star, an Army Accommodation Medal, Army Achievement Medal, Joint Meritorious Unit Award and the Army Good Conduct Medal. Was injured in Afghanistan during deployment and Medically Discharged 06/06/06.
Spent 3 years in Iraq as an Embedded MRAP Mechanic for the DOD and 1 year with Triple Canopy. Was injured twice resulting in 4 surgeries. Artificial Disc Replacement, Titanium Cage and a Titanium Hip Replacement.
Now works as a Mobility Instructor for CRUSADERS TRAINING, LLC. Where he teaches US ARMY Soldiers Mobility and Recovery measures for the New IMG-MAXXPRO DASH MRAP.
Michael J Goss, joined the US Army on 01 April 1997
Achieved the rank of Staff Sergeant in 4 years
Did 2 tours in Iraq and 1 in Afghanistan
While on his first tour in Iraq, was featured in the documentary “Gunner Palace”
Left active duty in 2006 and was then featured in the documentary “How to Fold a Flag” which documented ex Soldiers as they battled PTSD and tried to acclimate to civilian life
Worked as a Private Security Detail for Blackwater USA, fugitive recovery agent, Loss Prevention Officer, and worked for Homeland Security
Now works as a Bail Bondsman in Corpus Christi Texas
Congrats to Xendurance athlete and IMTalk host, coach John Newsom on booking his sport for the Ironman World Championship in Kona this October. "All the products combined makes a significant difference to my training, racing and recovery ".
You can check out John's race report including power and GPS file here
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