Dani Speegle was crowned an Ultimate Titan alongside Matt Chan in the season finale of The Titan Games. Thank you for starting off my birthday in the best way. Case in point, Tia-Clair Toomey, who’s husband Shane Orr is also her coach. She has competed for SUBU CrossFit and been sponsored by brands like Coromega. Speegle admits: “He knows me better than anyone, my strengths, my weaknesses, my attitude on good and bad days, when I’m tired and need to have a lighter training day,” and perhaps most importantly, “and when I just need to eat and stop complaining.”, Some of that knowledge and connection comes from Gordon working out alongside Speegle which he feels has added to her success over time. Whether it is business or sport, surround yourself with people that are going to push you to the next level and as a team you will continue to push the boundaries of what is possible. When she’s back home, she enjoys camping, skiing, rock climbing and other adventure sports. According to our records, she has no children. Travis Roy’s Girlfriend: Where Is Maija Langeland Now? They started working out together to prepare for the 2018 Regionals and grew closer over time. Two weeks remain in the Open, and who knows how many scored workouts still remaining. Gordon, who is two years her senior, also competed in the Games. After being introduced to gymnastics when she was three, Dani Speegle’s foray into competitive gymnastics began when she was eight. In the past, Speegle hoped to teach marine biology in a college and also do field work. She has been in a relationship with fellow CrossFit athlete Alex Gordon. What Happened to Wil Willis? With encouragement from fellow CrossFitter Asante Richards, she started Crossfit in September 2015. Where Is Carlos Carrascosa Now? They met in the 2017 Regionals, where both narrowly failed to qualify for the Games. Find Out in Netflix Docu-Series “Carmel: Who Killed Maria Marta?”. “From a very early age and through a large portion of my life I was a gymnast. Dani Speegle: I was a competitive gymnast for about 10 years and I suffered a back injury and had to quit. She has competed for SUBU CrossFit and been sponsored by brands like Coromega. “He wants me to be successful in this sport, and he wants to be the coach who gets me there.”, Photo Credit: Renato Macassi (Instagram @furyphotography). Dani Elle Speegle zodiac sign is a Capricorn. But after Regionals and finishing just three spots away from qualifying, Speegle realized she needed a full-time coach that “would program for me, dial in my nutrition, keep me on track, the works.” Gordon was up to the task. She graduated from Conifer High School in Conifer, Colorado before moving to Melbourne, Florida. FACT CHECK: Kwik Trip Launches “Kwik Strip” Gentlemen’s Clubs, FACT CHECK: Burisma Admitted to Paying Bribe to Joe Biden. Speegle has competed in CrossFit Open every year since 2016. FACT CHECK: Is “Text RBG to 50409” a Scam? For a daily Digest of all things CrossFit. Like many celebrities and famous people, Dani keeps her personal and love life private. Three weeks of the Open are all wrapped up, and Dani Speegle is on the path towards earning her first trip to the CrossFit Games. It is no different though than anything else that you do. “I want to be excellent at my craft and I want to continuously learn and evolve with the sport as it grows,” Gordon said. (L – R) Matt Chan, Dwayne Johnson, Dani Speegle in THE TITAN GAMES — (Photo by: Steve Dietl/NBC). I tried out diving for awhile. However, an injury derailed her gymnastics career. © FamousBirthdays.com - use subject to the information collection practices disclosed in our Privacy Policy. She made it to 5th in 2020. Having a talented team of people that works well together and you can trust is an important key to success. Having your boyfriend act as your coach can be un unusual dynamic. Dani often visits her family in Colorado. I know a lot of athletes may take a good amount of time in between, but I always do best when it's right after I workout. Still, the job is far from over. Teamwork: In an individual sport it’s hard to think that teamwork plays a factor. She currently sits third overall, and if she qualifies there will be an added bonus of getting to share the accomplishment with her coach, training partner and boyfriend Alex Gordon. “It’s pretty incredible to find someone who you can share everything with,” she reflected, “Your passions, your dreams, your goals – they align perfectly.”. Things are looking good though for the Speegle/Gordon tandem, as Speegle sits in 4th overall worldwide, their goal in reach and at the forefront of her mind. With his support, Speegle made it to her first CrossFit Games last year. 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