Elite Men – Michael, Matt, Shane

Name: Michael Crofford

Where do you train? Village Crossfit/ Crossfit Houston
How long you’ve been CrossFitting? 5+ years
How many competitions you’ve done. 13 (+-)
Have you done Oktoberfest Obliteration previously? Yes OO1 (2nd Place) & OO2 (14th Place)
What’s the biggest competition you’ve done? 2010 Regionals & 2012 Regionals
What would you hate to see at OO4? Rope Climbs and spelling quiz and running
What’s your favorite movement? Power Cleans/ HSPU

Name: Matt Taylor

Where do you train? Grapevine Crossfit
How long you’ve been CrossFitting? 3 Years
How many competitions you’ve done? 4
Have you done Oktoberfest Obliteration previously? No
What’s the biggest competition you’ve done? Europa 2012
What would you hate to see at OO4? Bar Muscle Ups
What’s your favorite movement? Power Cleans

Name: Shane Cox

Where do you train? CrossFit Deer Park
How long you’ve been CrossFitting? Going on 3 years
How many competitions you’ve done. 6
Have you done Oktoberfest Obliteration previously? No
What’s the biggest competition you’ve done? UFC Crossfit comp.( Well now OOIV)
What would you hate to see at OO4? Chicks not in Lulu, and guys in only compression shorts.
What’s your favorite movement? clean and jerk , Double unders

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Teams – Coconutz: Sid, Eric, Judy, Alex

Team Name: Team Coconutz

Team Members: Sid Nueno, Eric Fitzgerald, Judy Trent, Alex Hopson
Representing: Atomic CrossFit
Combined crossfitting time: 8.5 years collectively
Previous competitions: No
Previous Oktoberfest competitions: No
Hate to see at OO4: Muscle-ups, swimming
Favorite Movements: Clean & jerk, hang clean

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Teams – Thundercrack: Billy, Daniel, Beth, Janet

Team Name: Thundercrack

Team Members: Billy Nash, Daniel Ward, Beth Spearman, Janet Black
Representing: Atomic CrossFit
Combined crossfitting time: 19
Previous competitions: One, We’ve done bayou city ….
Previous Oktoberfest competitions: One did Team in 2009
Hate to see at OO4: A Long run and advance gymnastics
Favorite Movements: Barbells and majority of us like gymnastics

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Teams – Giants & Meatballs: Callum, Will, Abbye, Jamie

Team Name: Giants & Meatballs

Team Members: Callum Bishop, Will Maloy, Abbye McMillin, Jamie Carter
Representing: Atomic CrossFit
Combined crossfitting time: 11
Previous competitions: NO
Previous Oktoberfest competitions: NO
Hate to see at OO4: MAX SNATCH, RUNNING, BURPEES
Favorite Movements: POWER CLEAN, SQUAT CLEAN & SNATCH

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Teams – Cosmic Graffiti: Krista, Mike, Shondria, Fernando

Team Name: Cosmic Graffiti

Team Members: Krista Fudge, Mike Fudge, Shondria Williamson, Fernando Morales
Representing: Cosmic CF and CF Graffiti
Combined crossfitting time: 14 years
Previous competitions: We’ve all done team competitions, but never the 4 of us together. Should be fun!
Previous Oktoberfest competitions: 2 of us did Team 2011, and 3 of us have judged a few of the previous years.
Hate to see at OO4: Not really dreading any movements. Just anxious to see what crazy ideas you guys come up with this year.
Favorite Movements: Anything heavy with a barbell!

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Teams – AllSport BroFit: Susie, Sidia, Carl, Mike

Team Name: AllSport BroFit

Team Members: Susie Tannery, Sidia Duron, Carl Melendez, and Mike Haywood
Representing: A Perfect Combination of AllSport CrossFit and C-4 CrossFit
Combined crossfitting time: 11 Years
Previous competitions: This will be our first competition together as this group!
Previous Oktoberfest competitions: Susie and Carl have participated in OO before in teams, but Sidia and Mike have not.
Hate to see at OO4: Rowing and Backwards Jump Rope
Favorite Movements: Any type of Gymnastics movements for Carl and Susie and Heavy Squat Cleans for Mike and Sidia! Back Squats for all of us!

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Teams – Chubby Bunnies: Jill, Liz, Paul, Nick

Team Name: Chubby Bunnies

Team Members: Jill DiGiampaolo, Liz Elizondo, Paul Parmenter, Nick Horton.
Representing: Body Armor Crossfit
Combined crossfitting time: 11 years combined.
Previous competitions: 2012 south central regionals
Previous Oktoberfest competitions: Have not done Obliteration as a team.
Hate to see at OO4: The Chubby Bunnies aren’t haters. We love all movements.
Favorite Movements: anything that can be done on a pull-up bar (BARTENDAZ!)

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Teams – Crossfit PRx: Jason, Tommy, Jess, Cyndi

Team Name: Crossfit PRx

Team Members: Jason Bondzio, Tommy Hastings, Jessica Belt, Cyndi Kellner
Representing: Crossfit PRx
Combined crossfitting time: 6 1/2 Years
Previous competitions: None as this group, for two of us this is our first competition.
Previous Oktoberfest competitions: Jason-2010 3rd scaled, Jason 2011 14th-Team
Hate to see at OO4: Jason-Snatches, Tommy-HSPU, Cyndi-MU, Jess- MU, Prowler
Favorite Movements: Jason- handstand walks, anything as a % of BW, Tommy-sprints jumps, Cyndi- Power Cleans, Jess- dead lifts, pull ups

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Teams – Team Reign: Rodell, T’Noya, Quynh, Trey

Team Name: Team Reign

Team Members: Rodell Duff, T’Noya Gonzalez, Quynh Hoang, Trey Palmer
Representing: Crossfit Reign in Pearland
Combined crossfitting time: 5 years total
Previous competitions: Our first as a group
Previous Oktoberfest competitions: No, our first year, very excited!
Hate to see at OO4: pistol, snatches, and handstand walk
Favorite Movements: Double unders, clean and jerk, box jumps, handstand pushups

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Masters Men – Olivier, Tim, Ed

Name: Olivier Parchois

Where do you train? CrossFit Silverback
How long you’ve been CrossFitting? About four months
How many competitions you’ve done? None this will be the first.
Have you done Oktoberfest Obliteration previously? No
What’s the biggest competition you’ve done? This will be it.
What would you hate to see at OO4? Double Unders
What’s your favorite movement? Push Press or Rowing

Name: Tim Long

Where do you train? Crossfit Bay Area
How long you’ve been CrossFitting? 4 years
How many competitions you’ve done? 6 or so
Have you done Oktoberfest Obliteration previously? Yes, the last two years.
What’s the biggest competition you’ve done? 2010 Masters Regionals
What would you hate to see at OO4? Muscle Ups or Bean Bag toss again! I got lapped last year!
What’s your favorite movement? Anything overhead.

Name: Ed Fullman

Where do you train? Crossfit Bay Area
How long you’ve been CrossFitting? I’ve been crossfitting 2 years
How many competitions you’ve done. No competitions really. Just trying to keep up with up with the fire breathers.
Have you done Oktoberfest Obliteration previously? I’ve never done OO
What’s the biggest competition you’ve done? None
What would you hate to see at OO4? Double unders.
What’s your favorite movement? Snatch.

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Teams – The Wod-aholics: Renee, Vanessa, Frank, Eric

Team Name: The WOD-aholics

Team Members: Renee Patton, Vanessa Silva, Frank Lara, & Eric Morin
Representing: Don’t Have One! We’re reppin our Garage Box “THE Hideaway”
Combined crossfitting time: We have about 7 years crossfitting combined.
Previous competitions: We’ve competed at 2012 Fittest Games and at Europa.
Previous Oktoberfest competitions: Never competed at Octoberfest Obliteration
Hate to see at OO4: Muscle Ups (girls)/ Handstand Walks (Guys)
Favorite Movements: Snatches, Clean & Jerks!

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Teams – WODKA to the Face: Drew, Meagan, Tim, Haley

Team Name: “WODKA to the Face”

Team Members: Drew Allen, Meagan Mathews, Tim Ferguson, Haley Woods
Representing: P3 Crossfit Houston, TX
Combined Crossfitting Time: 10 Years
Previous competitions: This is our first time competing as a group together, but between all of us we have been in 15 competitions.
Previous Oktoberfest competitions: Tim 2010 Team, Meagan 2011 Team, Haley 2011 Standard Women
Hate to see at OO4: *80s Trivia, OH Squats, Muscle Ups, & Clowns riding Unicycles
Favorite movements: Cleans, Jerks, Snatches, anything OLY

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Scaled Men – Jesse, Danny, Ernie

Name: Jesse Vieyra

Where do you train? Crossfit Houston
How long you’ve been CrossFitting? 11 months
How many competitions you’ve done. I’ve done 2 competitions
Have you done Oktoberfest Obliteration previously? No, looking forward to it.
What’s the biggest competition you’ve done? Letting my daughter have whatever she wants. I lost!
What would you hate to see at OO4? Airdyne for sure…
What’s your favorite movement? The “Harlem Shuffle” and HSPU

Name: Daniel Avant

Where do you train? Crossfit Waco
How long you’ve been CrossFitting? 5 months
How many competitions you’ve done. Okt will be my first.
Have you done Oktoberfest Obliteration previously? No
What’s the biggest competition you’ve done? Okt will be my first
What would you hate to see at OO4? Rope climbs
What’s your favorite movement? Any kind of running

Name: Ernie Phillips II

Where do you train? CrossFit Boom
How long you’ve been CrossFitting? 1 year 2 months
How many competitions you’ve done. 2
Have you done Oktoberfest Obliteration previously? No
What’s the biggest competition you’ve done? Dallas Europa 2012 West Plano CrossFit
What would you hate to see at OO4? DU
What’s your favorite movement? HSPU

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