After I lost my leg, I became complacent with my fitness. I gained a lot of weight and neglected my health. One of the side effects of having been sick for a long time in the hospital was that I lost about 40 percent of my body weight, a lot of it muscle. In short, I was weak and fluffy. With some effort I began to run every day to get healthy again.
Several years ago my wife saw the games on tv and was intrigued. I was skeptical because being a child of the 90’s, running was the way to be healthy, and lifting weights was bad for you. It was a painful beginning. I couldn’t do a strict pullup or lift anything above a hundred pounds. After doing CrossFit for a couple of years now I have come to love the community and the people around me. I enjoy helping people progress and reach their fitness goals. I also enjoy watching people suffer on the Assault bike.
7 QUESTIONS WITH CAM
What’s your most embarrassing fitness moment?
A couple of years ago during a pull-up wod, mid-way through a kipping pull-up, my leg slipped off and managed to catch the chalk bucket along the way. Leaving a wonderful ten-foot-long trail of chalk and limbs.
What’s your favorite Lift?
What’s your Spirit Animal?
Bear. I eat a lot and take long naps.
Do you have a superpower and if so, what is it?
I can find a parking spot close to the store.
What’s your favorite Hair Metal band?
Wolfmother. Where eagles have been.
What’s your rapper name?
Do you even lift, bro?
As long as it’s something where I can compensate with my shoulders, yes.