Reinhard Nel

Reinhard is the general manager and head coach of Roark Gyms Mens Gym in Joburg. Reinhard has a Crossfit Level 1 and Level 2 certification. He specialises in strength and conditioning and is especially passionate about olympic lifting, having qualified for the South African Championships in 2015.

2000m Row: 6: 52
500m Row: 1: 24
Back Squat: 210KG’S
Deadlift: 230KG’S
Front Squat: 170KG’s
Push press: 125KG’s
Clean and Jerk: 140KG’s
Snatch: 110KG’s
Power Clean: 150KG’s

James White

JAMES WHITE is the head coach and founder of Roark Gyms. James has a Gym Jones level 1, 2 & 3 certification and was the first fully certified Gym Jones instructor in Africa. He also has a Crossfit level 1 certification as well as Crossfit Mobility, Crossfit Olympic Lifting and Crossfit Football certifications. He is also a member of the USA Weightlifting Federation.

2000m Row: 6:42 | 500m Row: 1:23
2000m Ski Erg: 7:21 | 500m Ski Erg: 1:28
Triathlon: 4:40
300 FY (Gym Jones standard 300 cals in 10 minutes on AD4)
222 FY (Roark standard 222 cals in 10 minutes on AD6)
Benchpress: 145kg’s
Back squat: 150kg’s
Dead lift: 175kg’s
Front squat: 125kg’s
Overhead squat: 100kg’s
Push press: 110kg’s
Clean: 110kg’s
Max pull ups: 38

Ant Fenton-Wells

Anthony is the General Manager of the Roark Men’s Gym. He is a certified Crossfit Level 1 coach and is currently studying his Diploma in Exercise and Coaching Science.

“Parliament Punishment”: 21:38

Triathlon: 4:58

2000 meter Ski Erg: 7:27

2000 meter row: 6:50

222FY

Deadlift: 195kgs

back Squat: 135kgs

Bench Press: 130kgs

Push Press: 110

Peter Olivier

PETER OLIVIER is the head coach of the Roark Women’s Gym. Peter has a Crossfit level 1 certification.

2000m Row: 6:15

222FY

Triathlon: 4:50

Benchpress: 140kg’s

Dead lift: 220kg’s

Back Squat: 190kgs

Front squat: 150kg’s

Push press: 130kg’s

Angelo Pecego

ANGELO PACEGO joined Roark in July 2013 and started coaching in the mens gym in August 2014. He specialises in dynamic strength training with a strong emphasis on explosiveness.

Bench Press: 165kgs

Push Press: 130kgs

Deadlift: 200kgs

Back Squat: 180kgs

2000 meter row: 6:59

Steve Tindall

STEVE TINDALL joined Roark Gyms in June 2012 and became a coach in February 2013. He coaches in both the Men’s and Women’s Gym. Steve is a Crossfit Level 1 certified coach.

2000m Row: 6:58

Triathlon: 5:27

Benchpress: 145kg’s

Dead lift: 210kg’s

Front squat: 140kg’s

Back Squat: 200kgs

Push press: 120kg’s

Nick Hau

NICK HAU joined Roark Gyms in April 2012 and became a coach in February 2013.

“Parliament Punishment”: 21:52

2000m Row: 6:52

Benchpress: 110kg’s

Dead lift: 185kg’s

Front squat: 110kg’s

Push press: 105kg’s

Africa X in 10 hours 12 mins

 

Justin Parker

JUSTIN PARKER joined Roark Gyms in April 2012 and became a coach in January 2014. He coaches in both the Men’s and Women’s Gym.

2000m Row: 7:02

Triathlon: 5:27

Benchpress: 110kg’s

Dead lift: 180kg’s

Front squat: 110kg’s

Push press: 110kg’s

Completed 42km Otter Trail Run in 7h58m
‘14 Two Oceans Half Marathon time: 1h46

Nic Rasenti

NIC RASENTI joined Roark Gyms in April 2012 and became a coach in April 2014. He coaches in both the Men’s and Women’s Gym.

2000m Row: 7:03

Triathlon: 4:59

Benchpress: 130kg’s

Dead lift: 180kg’s

Front squat: 115kg’s

Push press: 105kg’s