Travis Sillence

  • TCrossFit Level 1

Started CrossFit: 2011

How long have you been a coach: Since 2012

Favorite WOD: Anything with rowing

Least Favorite WOD: The Seven – or anything like that

What is your fitness background: Varsity soccer, various high school and youth sports, skiing, hiking, paddling and coaching youth soccer

What is your training like: 3-6 days a week, CFPG programming or whatever I feel like doing

What is your diet/nutrition:  I try to avoid sugar and processed foods (except on Wednesdays), and I don’t take supplements — unless brownies count.

What are your fitness goals: Maintain my fitness and continue to participate in physical activities

What do you do outside the gym: I am a high school English teacher, and I play organized sports as well pursue many different recreational activities such as wilderness paddling

What do you like most about CrossFit: The duration of the classes, and the variable nature of the programming

What drew you to CrossFit: It reminded me of some of the training we used to do when I was a forest service firefighter, and I missed that camaraderie.

How has CrossFit changed you: I’ve met some great people; I’ve improved my strength and conditioning; I’ve become less prone to sports injuries.

Why did you become a coach: I’ve always enjoyed teaching and coaching, so when the opportunity arose, I took it.