Athlete of the Month: February ’21

Ricky Calvillo!

About Ricky:

Age: 25

Occupation:  United States Coast Guard

Fitness background:  Used to play soccer and then started to just weight lift

Hobbies:  I’m a sneaker-head and love cars

Favorite pre/post workout: Nature Valley Granola

What is your Spirit Animal?

A wolf

If you could have one Super Power, which would you choose? 


What is your favorite Cheat Meal?

Quesorito from Chipotle

When did you start CrossFit and why did you choose OP?

I started with OP back in June 2020, and I joined because I wanted a challenge and seeing a difference in my body

What was your first workout/most memorable workout?

The most memorable workout was where I had to do a yolk carry and I have never done that before and it was awesome on how much weight I was able to carry

What were/are your goals and how has CrossFit and OP helped you accomplish them?

My goal is to be able to compete at a small local event, supporting my gym.

What are your favorite CrossFit movements and why?

My favorite Crossfit movements are Power Cleans, Power Snatches, and of course Deadlifts.

What is your proudest CrossFit accomplishment?

My proudest accomplishment in Crossfit would have to be when I deadlift pass 200 and was able to put on more weight after but stopped at 235

What’s something memorable you’ve learned at OP from the coaches, the members, or about yourself that you’d like to share with others?!

Something memorable that i recently learned about members at OP is that no matter how hard the workout is, i always have a smile on my face like a psycho lol

More from Ricky:

I am really gonna miss the people and atmosphere at OP, literally was like a second home to me on my days off duty. I hope i am able to visit in the future again.