Member Spotlight: Will Nichols

Member Spotlight: Will Nichols

Member Spotlight: Will Nichols

What’s your name? 

Will Nichols

Describe your first time trying CrossFit:

Painful but the people were cool so I came back.

Before starting CrossFit, when did you know something had to change?

When I saw how much I weighed.

Describe your most memorable CrossFit Experience so far.

Crossfit Open, Murph, and all the other events hosted by High Voltage have been amazing experiences.

Outside the box, what kind of work do you do? Give yourself a plug!

I’m a Character Designer at Dreamworks Animation.

How has getting in shape changed your professional life?

I have more energy which allows me to be more productive.

Tell us about an area of your life most impacted by your decision to join CrossFit:

It has basically impacted all aspects of my life in a positive way. I feel weird when I don’t work out now.

When is a time you’ve been able to use CrossFit outside of the box?

Spartan Race

Who is your most idolized fellow community member?

The whole High Voltage community has been amazing. Coach Dan, Jose, and Andrew have especially been great at motivating me.

What is your one year or next CrossFit goal?

Hit 500 on the Deadlift and get Ring Muscle Ups.

What is your favorite & least favorite movement or WOD?

Favorite: Dead Lift and Power Cleans / meh: Burpees and Box Jumps

What is your favorite cheat meal?


If you had to describe CrossFit in one sentence:

A place to get really sweaty with awesome friends 🙂