An interview with the 2016 World’s 3rd Fittest Man, Patrick Vellner

My brother, Patrick Vellner, surprised everyone last year when he hit the podium at the 2016 Crossfit Games, his first appearance as an individual competitor there, earning the titles of “3rd Fittest Man on Earth” and “Crossfit Rookie of the Year” .

Perhaps most surprising is that Crossfit is not even his full-time focus. Pat is a Chiropractic student, and has repeatedly told interviewers that school is his top priority. Crossfit is more like his “hobby”.

Either way, he’s recently become a household name in the Crossfit community, and has consistently been ranking among the top in the world.

Earlier this week I caught up with Pat for a chat as he prepares for the upcoming Crossfit Games.

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