Javier comes to RVC from Colombia, where he spent his childhood playing ALL the sports, but he excelled as a sprinter, becoming a regional champion at 16, as well as in soccer. Encouraged by his physiotherapist sister, Javier followed his love of fitness to CrossFit, which he discovered in 2013; it changed his life!
Javier competed at regional and national levels in Colombia, and became a CrossFit Coach in 2015. In 2016, Javier opened his own gym, the “Functional Area Box” which only increased his passion for helping people lead healthier, happier lives through CrossFit. Javier loves helping people overcome emotional obstacles and mental barriers, so they can grow as athletes and become more confident overall.
Javier holds certifications in HIIT training, Functional Strength and Bodybuilding, Level 1 Weightlifting, Level 1 CrossFit, Sports Nutrition.