“My dog won’t release the twig in his mouth unless I offer him a huge branch. Alcohol was my twig. CrossFit and recovery is my branch.” – Sobriety WOD
After finding early success as a young champion competitive freestyle skier, Brian Reap fell into to drugs and alcohol after an injury. Addiction had a strong grip on him for many years, and he eventually found himself in Federal prison facing a 5-10 year sentence. It was through CrossFit that Brian was given a second chance – he found his way out of prison with a new passion and purpose in life. Today, Brian is a CrossFit Level 1 Trainer and member of CrossFit Port Royal Sound. He is also a coach for Sobriety WOD, leading free workouts for others searching for sobriety. Brian’s story is real, unique and gives a strong sense hope to others battling addiction.
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Question: Have you ever experienced a “rock bottom” moment? Maybe it didn’t involve addiction or a prison sentence, but was there ever a time where you felt at your lowest that in retrospect allowed you to become your best? Tell me about it in the comments below.