INTRODUCING BRENT FIKOWSKI
“I find freedom and relaxation in consistent dedication. As my daily routine becomes more refined I continue to find enjoyment in the process of improving myself. Whether that be training, prepping meals, or working at my office job I have a passion for self-improvement in whatever I am doing.”
Brent has been a competitive athlete his entire life and has always poured his maximum effort into whatever he sets to accomplish. In May of 2012 he started CrossFit to become a stronger volleyball player. Since then, he has steadily improved from these humble beginnings into one of the top ranked male CrossFit athlete on the planet all while balancing a full-time job as an accountant. In 2018 he quit his day job to train as a full-time athlete. Read the full story here.
"It’s never been about catching someone … I can’t control how much someone is squatting, what they’re eating, or how much they’re sleeping … I am chasing myself. I can see my potential and I am just trying to catch up to that."
THE FIKOWSKI STORY
I grew up on the Alberta prairies in the city of Lethbridge. My parents kept me busy as I focused on my education, learning the guitar and competing in a variety of sports. I swam every summer from the age of 6 to 18 for four months as part of the Lethbridge Summer Swim Club. When I was 17 during the summer of 2008, I broke the provincial record for the 100 meter breaststroke, this record still stands today. During the winter months I played a lot of different sports, but by the time I was in High School at LCI I narrowed my focus to volleyball during the school year. I was fortunate to be involved in a successful indoor volleyball program at LCI, during my grade 10 year I watched as the senior team won a silver medal at division 1 provincials. The next year I started as a middle blocker and we went on to win provincials, going undefeated over the entire season for a record of 59 wins and 0 losses. As a team, we were inducted into the Lethbridge Sports Hall of Fame for having the perfect season. The next year I was the captain of the team and we went on to win silver at provincials…