What’s CrossFit to me?
My name is Sung Cheol Hong, I came to the US in 2000. But you can Call me just “Sung.” I have worked for TopKick Martial Arts as an Operations Manager from 2002 to 2015 in Northern Virginia. As an operations manager, I managed a 650 member Martial Arts school, developed curriculums for 7 Martial Arts schools, trained thousands of students and hundred or more instructors, and ran a successful business along with my 20+ team members together. I moved to Grand Junction Colorado in December 2015 for better place to live and for opening my business, CrossFit Juke Joint.
I have some black belts in several martial arts disciplines such as Taekwondo, Judo, Kung Fu and Japanese Sword art through many years of trainings and working for a martial art company.
Despite my long martial arts expertise in skills and operation experience, why did I choose to open a CrossFit box, not another Taekwondo school? Its because I became to love CrossFit more and the passion grew in me since I started CrossFit in September 2015. I have been living CrossFit everyday since, doing WOD, training Olympic weightlifting, trying to eat healthy and clean, training techniques to be efficient and safe 5-6 days a week. CrossFit changed my body and lifestyle. That’s CrossFit for me.
Now, it’s your turn,
What is CrossFit, to you?