Athlete Profile – Coach Chance Pebley

Meet new Coach Chance Pebley. He usually works out with the 5:15 p.m. crew, but maybe you’ve seen him at a Saturday WOD, or during one of the other class times. Here’s an opportunity to get to know him a little bit better; he starts coaching classes March 1. 

Chance lives in North Logan with his wife Kendall, their chocolate lab Copper, and they are expecting their first baby boy late April.

Q: How long have you been participating in high intensity interval training (HIIT) and Olympic lifting?
A: 6 years

Q: What activities do you enjoy outside of the gym?
A: I love hiking, boating, and enjoy cross country skiing.

Q: What is your day job?
A: I do medical billing at the Budge Clinic.

Q: Where are you from?
A: Rupert, Idaho

Q: What’s your go-to healthy meal?
A: Oh man… water? Steak and salad, if that counts.

Q: What’s your favorite cheat meal?
A: Super cheesy quesadillas or nachos

Q: What’s your favorite crossfit-style movement?
A: This is like playing the game “Would you Rather…?” Burpees.

Q: What is your favorite lift?
A: Snatch

Q: Name three things in your fridge right now. Don’t look.
A: Milk, steak, butter

Q: What’s your favorite song to workout to:
A: Back in Black by AC/DC; I like to listen to rock in the gym, but country and pop is what I listen to when I drive.

Q: What’s your favorite WOD?
A: That’s like asking how I want to die. My favorite is Grace (30 clean and jerk for time).

Q: What is something about you that people would be surprised to know?
A: I lived in Adelaide, Australia for 4 months and surfed, fished, and babysat my niece and nephew. Yes, I was a manny.

Q: If there was a WOD named after you, what would it be?
A: Take a Chance – 5 rounds for time: 10 pull-ups; 15 burpees; 20 wall balls; 30 calorie airdyne

Here’s Chance with some people you’ll probably recognize, including his brother, Ty, his sister-in-law, Ronnie, his wife, and his sister, Jazz.

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