Duke “Turnpike” Louis


Hometown: Burlington, NJ

What do you do to pay your bills? Operating Room Equipment Technician

How did you learn about CrossFit and how did you end up in our awesome Box?  I learned about CrossFit while a member at Fitness Integrated Therapy.

What do you like most about being a FIT member (Hyper CrossFit Athlete)? We’re like a big family at FIT. I enjoy being in such a soothing environment.

What is your proudest moment/biggest accomplishment since you started?  There are so many great proud moments. Proudest was when I deadlifted 530lbs. I’ve become a great runner and am able to muscle up.

What are you still working on to achieve? I am still working hard on my flexibility.

Tell us one random fact about yourself that has nothing to do with CrossFit.  I love being happy and I am very outgoing.

What is your favorite WOD or benchmark?  I like FRAN.

If you created a WOD and named it after yourself, what would it be?  McGilla Gorilla.

What advice would you offer to someone interested, but intimidated to try CrossFit?  I always tell folks CrossFit is great. Once you know the logistics of it, you will become addicted. Regular workouts are a bore. We have fun doing CrossFit

Any additional comments you would like to share? Let’s step it up a notch or 2 for 2015. My gym is great.

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