Marc Jackson

Marc Jackson

About me: My name is Marc Jackson, I’m 27 and I currently consider myself a jack-of-all-trades. I am an instrumental Music teacher with the Philadelphia School District. Percussion is my main instrument. I also have a great fondness of motorcycles. I love to ride, I...
Lorraine Zaccagni

Lorraine Zaccagni

1. What brought you to CrossFit Renaissance? “My closest friend, Mary Ann Tobin, had joined several months before I did. She raved about how much better she felt by getting involved with CrossFit Renaissance and I noticed physical changes in her, as well.  I thought:...
Mary Ellen Stevens

Mary Ellen Stevens

“Bill and I have a mutual friend, Matt Duffy. One day I looked at Matt and he just looked younger. He had lost weight before, but this was different. I asked him what he was doing and he told me about how Bill had started his own gym. A few weeks later, I saw Bill and...

Alexis Kumasaka

What brought you to CrossFit Renaissance? “I’m not sure if there was any one thing that happened. I had been aware of CrossFit for a while, but didn’t really have a good idea of what it was. I think what really got me to finally pull the trigger and check it out was...
Michelle Murawski

Michelle Murawski

“I started CrossFit on April 15th of 2013. I remember seeing it on the Fox 29 morning news program. Jennapher Fredericks was live from there, although Bill and Joyce have no recollection of it  I remember my father telling me to get over there and flip some tires. It...
Reese Knox

Reese Knox

I found Crossfit Renaissance totally by accident. I was working in a warehouse a couple doors down from CFR’s original location on Collins Street. When I showed up to work the first day my boss Lauren tells me to try to block out the noise from the gym two doors down,...