Emma Mcquaid is a CrossFit Games athlete and is CrossFit’s national champion of Ireland. Mcquaid has long finished top-20 in the CrossFit Open but has failed to reach the CrossFit Games due to an overly-competitive Europe region.
With the new Sanctional and national champion system, Emma was able to compete in the Dubai CrossFit Championship and CrossFit Strength in Depth, in addition to qualifying through the CrossFit Open as a national champion.
Ben Garves is a digital product expert, author, entertainer, and activist. His portfolio of thought leadership in digital marketing and web experiences has included major clients like Microsoft, Google, Twitter, eBay, and Facebook. He’s also a freelance health and fitness journalist with over 400 stories written since 2018, a podcaster with 200 episodes to his name, and runs a YouTube channel with over 100 fitness and activism-oriented videos and live streams.
Ben has founded the Fitness is for Everyone™ initiative to raise awareness about social injustice in both racial inequality and socioeconomic disparity in access to quality fitness and nutrition options around the globe.