THIS IS TEAM WIT
The Sara Sigmundsdottir Collection Coming to WIT Summer 2021
3 x CrossFit Games Athlete
5 times CrossFit Regionals athlete, Elliot Simmonds is a formidable force in the sport of fitness. Having earned a medal placing 3rd in the 2016 CrossFit Games Team Event as part of Team CrossFit Yas, Elliot returned to the Reebok CrossFit Games for a 2nd time as an Elite Individual Male in 2018. Showing tremendous improvement year on year, Elliot ended the 2019 season as the UK National Champion, placing 19th in the world in his category.In addition to training full time, Elliot is Head Coach at CrossFit Yas.Read more about Elliot
CrossFit Athlete, 5th Fittest Man on Earth
Canada's fittest man, Jeffrey Adler finished 5th at the 2020 CrossFit Games, an admirable result to mark only his second appearance at the annual pinnacle event. With no formal sports or conditioning background, he has made steady and impressive progress in his 5 years of CrossFit training and competing.His ability to win events as well as keep his calm under pressure when things are out of his control, are qualities that have worked well for Jeffrey under the bright lights. His consistent and quick progress challenging even the most experienced competitors means all eyes are on him this season.
Joshua Al Chamaa
Joshua Al Chamaa
Joshua first walked through the doors of WIT's London training hub WIT House LDN in 2018 where he spent weeks persuading Head of Training Gus that he would be a great candidate for a coaching role...his persistence paid off and since that day he has grown and developed greatly both as an Athlete and WIT employee. Joshua began taking steps towards an elite career in the sanctional season of 2019-2020, representing WIT in 5 continents across 8 total sanctionals. He was also responsible for curating #TEAMWIT for the 2020 Wodapalooza competition where they went on to claim a Team Games ticket. His most recent accomplishment is placing 28th in the world wide Open and 8th in the European Quarterfinals.
At just 18, Paige Powers has achieved a competitive Crossfit CV impressive for even the most accomplished athletes, despite only starting CrossFit in 2017. Her gymnastic background and tenacious attitude made for a fierce recipe that saw her take 3rd place in the 2018 and 2019 Games in the 14-15 and 16-17 divisions respectively. In 2020, she competed at SID, the Mayhem Classic and ranked 3rd in the world in the 16-17 division of the CrossFit Open. Paige's transition into the adult category this season is going to be a very exciting one to watch. Stay tuned.
"Life begins at the end of your comfort zone"
One of CrossFit’s rising stars, 16 year old Canadian Emma Lawson made her presence known at the 2019 CrossFit Games where she finished in third place in the 14-15 year old Teen’s category. Since then her rise has continued and so far in the 2021 season her performances have been nothing short of phenomenal. Emma has secured her ticket to Madison by finishing 2nd in the AGOQ in the 16-17 year Teen’s category, but more impressively, she finished in 24th place in the North America Adult Elites Quarter Final, which means that she will be competing at the Semi Final’s for the CrossFit Games in June. Emma is the youngest competitor to qualify for the Semi Finals in the world. A natural athlete, who first entered a CrossFit box at age 7 and began participating in a kids CrossFit program then. Emma also trained dance and track and field. It was in 2018 where Emma decided to shift her athletic focus solely to CrossFit and decided to pursue becoming a competitor in the sport. A year later she was on the podium at the CrossFit Games in her category.
5 times Fittest Man in Hungary, Kristof has been obsessed with chasing down PR's since discovering Crossfit in 2013. Having grown up in a sporty family and having an active childhood with his younger siblings, sport was inevitably more than just a passion and Kristof is also an accomplished Coach. A National Champion for five consecutive years, he is now living in Mallorca training hard at C23 Crossfit with the goal of redeeming his place at the Games among the fittest of earth after a brutal 2020 season saw his road to the Games cut short. This year Kristof is ready for the show.
CrossFit Games Athlete
Kelly Friel is a 3 x Regional Athlete & 4 x CrossFit Games Master athlete athlete who fits in training around everyday normal life. She is also a mum, coach and business owner.
Kelly started my CrossFit journey in October 2012……..not really knowing much about it, but from the day she stepped foot into Crossfit Southampton she never looked back. The following year (2013) Kelly managed to land myself a place at Regionals.
In 2018 Kelly qualified for the Games as a master, as well as qualifying for regionals in Berlin, where she placed 18th overall as an individual athlete. Kelly is currently one of the most successful master athletes in the UK bringing home silver medals in 2018 and 2019 from the Crossfit Games.
Alongside CrossFit, Kelly has also competed in the European Masters weightlifting and still currently holds the World & European record in the Clean & Jerk (104kg) as-well as the Totals (176kg) for age 40-44.
Premiership Rugby Team
WIT is proud to be the Official Training Partner of Premiership Rugby Team, The Northampton Saints. Every sport on the planet has training at its core. Legendary moments in any sport are the summation of an athlete's countless hours spent outside of play, putting in the hard work hours after hour. We are proud to sponsor the hard work that goes on in the pre-season.
Personal trainer, nutrition coach, mother and athlete, Lou's attitude and drive to support and inspire others is astounding, but it hasn't always been this way. It wasn't until a few years ago when Lou found exercise a valuable tool to calm anxiety and build confidence. Her goal now is to inspire as many people, adaptive or not, to become everything they can be. She's motivated by wanting to show adaptive athletes how special their bodies are and unearth exactly what they’re capable of.
“No such word as 'can’t', do what you can with what you have"
A personal trainer, online coach and Founder of Club V, Talilla helps individuals all over the world to become the healthiest, happiest and strongest versions of themselves.Specialising in HIIT and strength training, Talilla celebrates the incredible things that our bodies can do rather than how they look. Focusing on a holistic and functional fitness programme, Talilla embodies many elements of sustainable health to maximise your performance. This year she launched the ultimate home functional fitness programme, Club V.
"Focus on celebrating what your body can DO."SHOp The collection
Professional dancer and personal trainer
Former professional dancer Gorka Marquez competed globally in both Ballroom and Latin, before taking to the theatre stage and touring all over the world, from the West-End to Broadway, Japan, Australia, China and South Africa.At the age of just 16, he decided he wanted dancing to be a big part of his life and tenaciously went about making it his very successful career. After retiring from competing, Gorka took on an iconic role as a professional dancer and choreographer on ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ and qualified as a personal trainer. He frequently coaches live workouts on Instagram.
Team GB Ski Cross Racer
A 21 year old Team GB Ski Cross Racer is Team WIT’s youngest athlete. Alannah started skiing when she was 7 years old and grew up racing Alpine on a dry slope. She found a passion for skiing immediately and joined a local racing club as a child, impressively being selected for Team GB when she was just 14.Fast forward almost a decade and she has raced internationally in the Alpine disciplines before more recently transitioning to Ski Cross. Her ultimate goal is to make the next Olympics.
“The body achieves what the mind believes.”SHOP the collection
British Weightlifting athlete and coach
British Weightlifting athlete and coach Jenny is two-time British Record holder in the 53kg weight category and has represented GBR twice, only just missing out on a gold medal in her first international competition. Having experienced some tough personal battles in her teenage years, she turned her life around at University when she found weightlifting and in doing so, became passionate about inspiring young athletes to learn from her hardships and find confidence and strength through sport.Jenny now coaches and is completing a Master’s degree, alongside training as a full-time athlete