Congrats to our Athlete of the month for August – Ewen! Ewen has been at Access for a while now and has cemented himself into our community. He is athlete of the month not just for his athletic achievements but also for his contribution to CrossFit Access and our community! Ewen is always present at our social events and is always the first to put his hand up when we have a working bee at the box. He’s fixed that many things iv’e lost count. All these things haven’t gone unnoticed and they are very much appreciated! So, lets get to know more about this guy who will always make you laugh: Name: Ewen Hayton Age: 31 Occupation: Self Employed. Do as little as possible. How long have you been at Access: Started February 2015 What do you enjoy outside of CrossFit? I enjoy Drinking Heineken, catching Pokémon with Zayn and listening to music. What is your favourite and least favourite movements or WODs? Least favourite movements: Wall-balls, deadlifts, front squats, back squats, thrusters, turkish get ups, muscle ups, running with a plate, running with a wall ball Rowing Air-dyne, anything heavy, burpees, burpee tuck jumps. I’m sure there’s more…Favourite Movement has to be Double Unders or handstand push-ups! What your biggest achievement so far? My biggest achievement so far would be…….. 369 unbroken double unders or just being able to rx the open this year! What are your future goals? To make the 400 unbroken mark…. Cough cough i mean squat more Aidan… i’m gonna squat more!!! Tell us something we don’t know about you: Something you don’t know about me…… I secretly dress up as Pauline Hanson during election time!!!! Nar that was just for you to laugh at Janelle errrrm! I dont know what to right to that one, as i’m very open and most people know me better than i know myself. Who’s your box buddy? My Box Buddy has to be my best mate and son Zayn. Why did you start CrossFit? Started CrossFit because I was drinking and smoking all day and all night and wasn’t going anywhere besides an early grave and Zayn asked me to stop so I had to replace one addition with another and now I get to enjoy this one with him! What do you love at Access? Has to be how i’m able to share it with Zayn and he gets the opportunity to learn from what he see’s, as with any other gym it would be another 2 hours of the day i wouldn’t see him! Any advice for anyone just starting their CrossFit journey? I’m the last person to take advice from!