Athlete Spotlight: Patrick Simon

What’s your name?

Patrick Reis Simon

How old are you?

The big 4-0!

Where did you grow up?

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil and LA

When did you become a member of CFDP?

July 17th, 2015

What do you do for a living?

Duh! I work out

What’s your athletic background?

I competed in Motocross and played rugby in college

What hobbies do you have?

Motorcycling, financial analysis, skiing, surfing and talking Troy into lifting heavy weights

What’s your favorite cheat meal/food?


What’s your spirit animal and why?

None. Because animals don’t care about me and I don’t care much for them.

Words to live by/favorite quote?

“If you’re not first, you’re last.” – Ricky Bobby
What’s the last book you read, and what was it about?

“Building Better Boards” …as in boards of directors, not surfboards.

If you could create your own CrossFit workout, what would it include?

Cleans, snatches and muscle ups. With mandatory breaks in between rounds.

What’s your least favorite CrossFit movement?

Wall balls. Wait…does running count as a movement??

What motivates you to come to the gym every day?

Watching elderly people struggle through daily tasks

What has been your proudest CrossFit moment so far?

Cleaning 240# with the fellas during Barbell Club

Ok, last one – whats¬†something most people don’t know about you?

I am a German citizen