Athlete of the Month: Vamsi Krishna

June 25, 2019

 For the month of June, our CrossFit Solid Orange member of the month is Vamsi Krishna!  He has been consistently working out for well over a year.  When he started he could only do the easier 'scaled' workouts and now he regularly does the harder 'Rx'd' workouts!  He always comes in ready to challenge himself and is a pleasure to coach.


What do you do for a living? 

I work as Software Engineer in UBS. My strength is Mathematics and that's how I got into Computer Science and work as Software Engineer.  



What is your background?

I am actually from India, and I came to USA to do my Masters Degree in Computer Science. During my studies, i have got into UBS, Nashville. Recently I got married to my wife Sarvani!  Also, I have brother is California who works for TESLA.



What got you to give CrossFit a chance?

For Fitness and Strength. Another CFSO member, Kursheed introduced me to CrossFit and I don't want to quit anymore.


Your advice to someone anxious about trying CrossFit?


First one month will be very hard, But don't give up. 💪



Your favorite workout?

Pull ups!  At the start I was very weak in pull-ups. And now continuously working out and increased my count to 17. I am always excited for pull-ups and I will try to put +1 for my previous count.  



How do you view the person you are today compared to before you started?

Now I give 100% effort when working out,  I never used to do that! 🙌 





If you had the time, what countries would you visit?

All the countries  -- but to start I'd like to skydive in Dubai!




Tell us something people don't know about you?

I am sensitive, I get worried easily if something comes up!



When you're not CrossFitting, what do you like to do?

Playing volleyball and swimming 



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