Member Spot Light Wayne Paye

Wayne was our first member to hit 100 classes!

He is consistently consistent and I think his progress is a testament to his ability to grind.- Coach Derek

Tell us a little about yourself:

I live in Appleton, single, no kids and what I do for fun is either go for a 3mile run or just chill watching Hulu or go to my favorite coffee shop.


1.How did you get into CrossFit?

I was sitting at home one day watching TV and saw the CrossFit game's seeing Rich froning doing the split n jerk ladder event and thinking that wow I can do that so in the fall of 2015 I went to a local box did CrossFit the is history

2.What do you like about Packerland CrossFit, and how has it changed you outside the gym?

The programing, and it made me a better and improved athlete.

3.What is your favorite Derek-ism? WHEN I REST I RUST!!


4.Advice you’d have for anyone just getting started:

Be Ready, Be Consistent, and Go HARD!! (this is a classic Wayne quote, love ya man)


5.Your proudest moment in CrossFit or any athletic adventures so far:

my 6 hour trial run on new year's Eve at high cliff state park in which I ran 19 miles in the middle of a snowstorm and it was awesome??!!!!

Wayne, the day before his night trail run on New Years Eve this year!

Wayne, the day before his night trail run on New Years Eve this year!