My name is Sean Wells and I bought into Oregon CrossFit in 2010. Here is my story.
I purchased the gym so I could continue to help people become better versions of themselves. Starting in college and then after college I enjoyed working with people. There was a lot of reward in getting a person prepared for what was important in their lives. These challenges ranged from athletics to military selection to losing weight and getting fit.
In 2010 there were three of us that owned Oregon CrossFit. As time progressed there was an opportunity to purchase the shares of the other two owners.
This opportunity and risk allowed me to refocus Oregon CrossFit’s direction.
The dream facility and the direction still isn’t 100% achieved. To be honest I am not sure if there is ever an end.
We are slowly working towards that goal. My vision has always been to train those from a young age. From this young age help them to develop the skills necessary to have success in high school and then college. For those older than college age the focus should be on increasing longevity and quality of life. In Bend, Oregon that might be ski, bike, run, swim, boat, among many other outdoor activities. To do these activities and stay healthy people need to remain strong. This strength gives them general physical preparedness(GPP) that is so important. As people age the need to have GPP doesn’t go away – in fact it becomes more and more important.
Currently at Oregon CrossFit:
We have training for 9-12 year olds. We have OC sports performance program that trains teenagers(13+). There is training for all ages and ability levels. These programs give everyone a chance to have a healthy and positive habit. The future goal is to have a Masters (60+) program. Then there truly is a dedicated training program for those of all ages and ability levels.
Why does training matter?
As I mentioned earlier I believe that building GPP gives people more opportunities to pursue a everything that life has to offer. I don’t really believe in “luck”. What I do believe in is that once you start trusting yourself in different situations you get more opportunities. Opportunities lead to more success as an athlete, more opportunities in business/work, and more opportunities to help others. These opportunities seem to present themselves more to those who are training and stimulating their minds and bodies(building that GPP).
Quote I live by:
“In the fields of observation chance favours only the prepared mind” Louis Pasteur
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