In 2019, the Bootnecks’ became prolific on the London Fitness Competition scene, winning the Turf Games City Series and the National Fitness Games. The competitive team has varies however, core competitors include Will, Dean Valis, Jordan Shuttleworth, Gus McKay, Ben Wadham and Glynn Roberts.
Working full time in new careers and training hard is now the way of life for the lads. Running their own businesses and raising their families yet still processing mental demons from the past. “That’s the challenge, we manage it by keeping communicating with each other and putting the effort in. If that means taking time off or rescheduling clients, we’ll do it to not let our brothers down.” Will McLaren.
Training is a coping mechanism available and useful to them all and they find the time to train together as often as they can. Through the shared hardship they’ve endured to earn the coveted Green Beret, teamwork is a competitive advantage they have on lockdown.