BMC CrossFit  |  Blouberg  |  Cape Town

Celéste Erasmus

Any nickname/s?
Lestie – not a very cool nickname – only my childhood friend uses it

When did you start CrossFit?
I Started CrossFit at BMC in 2014

How did you get into CrossFit?
I was looking for something active to do & I stumbled across CrossFit on the internet. Googled my closest Box, did the Intro – the rest is history

What was your first CrossFit experience like?
My first class was the hardest thing I’d ever done. My heart rate was through the roof – I cried & vomited. I was very emotional but nobody gave me any sympathy. The next day I came back for more.

How long have you been coaching at BMC?
Since December 2018

What is your favourite thing about coaching at BMC?
I love seeing how people change & improve, especially the newbies who walk in terrified & then slowly start to gain confidence & the next thing you know they’re unstoppable.

If you could have any other job in the world, what would it be?
A Horse Whisperer

What are your favourite and least favourite WODs/movements?
Fav: Gymnastics especially Toes to Bar – Least Fav: D-Ball squat cleans

What emoji do you use the most?

What do you do for fun?
Reading, Surfing, Napping, Horse Riding

What is one thing you couldn’t live without?
The Hennie… or Chalk