NAME: Rousseau Hager
WHAT DO YOU DO FOR A JOB?
I’m a Jr. Project Manager for a Bio-gas company and a part time student.
HOW LONG HAVE YOU BEEN TRAINING AT CFJ?
WHAT ENCOURAGED YOU TO JOIN US WHEN YOU DID?
The big variety and intensity of the exercises.
ARE THERE ANY MEMORIES FROM YOUR FIRST DAYS THAT YOU’D LIKE TO SHARE?
Looking at the regular classes and thinking whether I’ll every be able to do the movements.
WHAT IS THE COOLEST THING THAT YOU HAVE ACHIEVED AT CFJ?
Stringing pull-ups together in a workout.
WHAT CHANGES IN YOUR HEALTH HAVE YOU NOTICED SINCE STARTING CrossFit?
I’ve lost a lot of weight and, and my knee and back pain is gone.
WHAT DO YOU DO WHEN YOU’RE NOT BUSY GETTING FITTER AT CFJ?
Enjoying some time with family and friends and cooking with my girlfriend.
WHAT ARE SOME OF YOUR BIGGEST ACHIEVEMENTS SINCE JOINING CFJ?
Since joining, I’m much more focused on healthy eating, I’ve stopped smoking and also cut back on drinking.
LIST SOME OF YOUR CFJ BUCKET LIST ITEMS.
Consecutive Muscle-ups (Rings and Bar) and Handstand push-ups
WHERE IS YOUR FAVOURITE PLACE TO EAT OUT IN JOZI?
Princi Restaurant (Any place with pasta)
IF YOU COULD INVITE 3 FAMOUS PEOPLE TO DINNER, WHO WOULD THEY BE?
Bear Grylls, Casey Neistat and Derek Weida
WHO INSPIRES YOU AT CFJ AND IS THERE ANYONE ELSE YOU’D LIKE TO GIVE A SHOUT OUT TO?
The whole CFJ community is inspiring for me, to see how people improve from week to week and to see what the human body is capable of.
Shout out to my girlfriend, Leandri 😀
TELL US AN INTERESTING FACT WE MAY NOT KNOW ABOUT YOU.
I enjoy sleds and burpees way more than I’m supposed to.
IN NO MORE THAN 5 WORDS, TELL US WHY YOU CrossFit.
Looking good without my shirt!
(But more importantly, to be functionally fit and capable to handle the majority of physical challenges life may throw at you.)