Athlete Spotlight: Ethan Darcy

Name: Ethan Darcy

Age: 27

Occupation: Pharmacy Student

Hometown: Suwanee

Which class time do you usually attend? 7PM but earlier lately

Favorite WOD: Anything with running, deadlifts, or box jumps.

Favorite CF Movement: Ring Muscle Up

Least Favorite CF Movement: Bar Muscle Up

3RM Back Squat: 315

1RM Deadlift: 465

Favorite Food: Filet Mignon

Favorite Movie: Skyfall

Favorite Athlete: Michael Phelps

Dream Job: Astronaut

Dream Vacation Destination: Austria

If you could have any super power… Teleportation

Favorite Motivational Quote: “You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take.” -Wayne Gretzky -Michael Scott

How long have you been doing CrossFit?

Well I started back when I was a senior in high school but then stopped for a while…. so most recently started January 2019.


How did you first discover CrossFit and what made you decide to start? 

My sister told me about it cause her friend Liz Echols used to be a coach here.


Tell us about your fitness/sports background:

Swimming and football


What sorts of positive changes (mental, physical, emotional) have you noticed in your life since getting involved at No Excuses?

I sleep better now that I workout more often.


Who or what keeps you coming back and motivated?

The people and Roman.


In what other ways do you use your fitness? 

walking, running, hiking, fishing, biking, jumping…… whatever the day may hold


Please share with us a favorite CrossFit or No Excuses moment.

The time when my team won the Hugo Open.


Name one goal you would like to achieve in the next year (doesn’t have to be CrossFit related, but it can be)

Run a marathon


Tell us about your hobbies and interests outside of the gym: 

Spending time with my wife and friends. Also, I like to play video games when I get the chance.


What advice do you have for someone just starting CrossFit or is on the fence about starting? 

The hardest part is showing up. Once you are there everyone in the class with you and the coaches keep you motivated and make sure you are working hard and challenging yourself to get better.


What do you love most about No Excuses? 

The friendships I’ve made.