June Athlete Of The Month - Israel Sandoval

Published June 1, 2016

1. Name and stats: age, status, job, kids, etc…

Israel sandoval,37 years old engaged to the Vanessa the women of my life. I have two beautiful kids Jojo17 yrs and Jasmine 4yrs old. I am a foreman in the industrial maintenance field

2. How did you find yourself at OCF and when did you join? 

I found my self in OCF 6/2015 through my brother in law Martin Flores who is also a crossfitter at OCF. Ever since i have been hooked

3. What did you notice in the first three months and how were you affected?

The first three months was a real reality check for me. In my head i was under the impression that I was in shape and my I conditioning was not that bad since I was a very active person in sports growing up, when I did my first crossfit WOD it was like nothing I have ever experienced. I new i stumbled on to something great 

4. What accomplishments are you most proud of at OCF so far?

The biggest accomplishment for me was the better men of my health of course and the lost over 40lbs. OCF has changed my life for the better.

5. What do you like best about OCF?


The best thing about OCF I like is the environment here, everyone treats me really well and the programming is great.  It’s cool being able to bring my kids and workout with people from every walk of life.  Our 5:00pm class is awesome, there is great people and coaches. Every body is very supportive

6. What are your current short and long term goals?

Working on my Double Unders, the snatch and Butterfly Pull ups. Overall,  just keep grinding away, staying healthy, consistent and keep making gains, no matter how big or small.

LIFTS; Current/ Goal weight:

DL 405lbs Goal 450lbs

Back Squat – 335lbs Goal 350lbs

Snatch: 125lbs Goal 150lbs

Power Clean – 185 (1) RM.  Goal  225lbs

Front Squat – 245 (1)RM.  Goal 300lbs

Bench press: 300(1) RM Goal 325lbs(1)RM


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