Wheelchair users are in the vanguard of a movement to make crossfit adaptive.

Wheelchair users are in the vanguard of a movement to make crossfit adaptive.

Photos by Brianna Couture

When one of Angel Gonzalez’s oldest friends approached him about possibly investing in a new fitness trend back in 2011, Gonzalez didn’t hesitate to sign on. “I’m always down for an investment. If there is some money to be made, let’s give it a shot.” The only catch was Gonzalez had never heard of the new trend, a blend of personal training and competitive fitness called CrossFit.

Since its inception in 2000, CrossFit has become one of the fastest growing fitness sensations on the planet. If