Wheelchair Pushups

There are plenty of downsides to the CrossFit movement: injuries, tone-deaf founder, egos… One story most definitely does not belong in that category is about CrossFit trainer Zach Ruhl. Despite being born with no thigh bones and eventually having double amputations, Ruhl has established a remarkable fitness practice and life. He played football in high school and has competed in CrossFit events. Classes in his gym are free for adaptive athletes. The video below gives more of his story and showcases his remarkable wheelchair pull-ups and push-ups.