From football to film to fitness.
Hey everyone! Thanks for tuning into Power Athlete Radio. This week we talk with the CrossFit Renaissance man, Mike Osuna. Mike is a former Arena Football League player turned fireman and has managed to dominate South Florida since 2008 with his six CrossFit affiliates. To top it off, he is also the founder of The Crush Games [@thecrushgames]. Although Mike is no stranger to crushing business and real life, he has also appeared as a stuntman for football movies.
The show kicks off with a lively recap of the South Korea seminar. As per usual, no CFFB travel is without it’s quirky challenges. Then the crew dives right into how Mike became the “czar” of South Florida over the span of just a few years. Hear how he went from gym owner, to franchise monopolist, to running one of the most successful competitions in the history of competitive fitness.
Mike’s beginnings are not extraordinary, but the culture he’s developed and the business he’s built is truly impressive. Find out what he feels makes this biggest impact in terms of managing and growing a successful business from the members to the coaching staff. Also, find out more about the philosophy of his baby, The Crush Games, and why Power Athlete became involved with the shorter duration, higher power, sub competition, The Samson Games.
There is so much to learn from humble fireman/entrepreneur, Mike Osuna.
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The Crush Games is an annual competition in South Florida and although this year’s event is next weekend, if you’re thinking of getting involved for 2016, do not hesitate! All the information you need including the endurance competition, the CrossFit events, and our favorite, The Samson Games – a competition for true Power Athletes – is HERE!
John Welbourn is CEO of Power Athlete and Fuse Move. He is also creator of the online training phenomena, Johnnie WOD. He is a 9 year veteran of the NFL. John was drafted with the 97th pick in 1999 NFL Draft and went on to be a starter for the Philadelphia Eagles from 1999-2003, appearing in 3 NFC Championship games, and for starter for the Kansas City Chiefs from 2004-2007. In 2008, he played with the New England Patriots until an injury ended his season early with him retiring in 2009. Over the course of his career, John has started over 100 games and has 10 play-off appearances. He was a four year lettermen while playing football at the University of California at Berkeley. He graduated with a bachelor's degree in Rhetoric in 1998. John has worked with the MLB, NFL, NHL, Olympic athletes and Military. He travels the world lecturing on performance and nutrition for Power Athlete. You can catch up with John as his personal blog on training, food and life, Talk To Me Johnnie and at Power Athlete.
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