Dallas Walden grew up playing many sports from a young age and on through high school. While playing high school baseball he sought the guidance of a High Level Trainer specializing in Powerlifting. After 2 years in college he felt prior to finishing his education he needed to serve his country. In 2005 he joined the U.S Navy in pursuit of becoming a Navy SEAL. While in the Navy he served 2 tours stationed on the flight deck of an aircraft carrier. Throughout his preparation to enter the SEAL program he was introduced to many different training methods including CrossFit. During this time he sustained a foot injury that withheld him from continuing the SEAL program. Once out of the Navy he went back to school to play baseball and began using CrossFit as his primary training program. This allowed him to gain the size, strength and power he needed while keeping the agility and athleticism required. During this time he had an opportunity to play in a Pro-Scout Baseball League in Arizona. Shortly after, he was approached with an offer to take his learned and experienced expertise and coach at a baseball training facility here in the bay area, at which time he opened a CrossFit Gym to train baseball players. He owned and operated CrossFit South San Francisco for 4 years. While at CrossFit SSF he trained a variety of fitness levels from beginners to MLB professional and minor league athletes. He has also coached in a corporate setting and knows the primary health and fitness needs of the corporate employee. Not being satisfied with merely coaching, he began competing in local competitions around California. More recently he was invited to compete with a semi-professional fitness league team with hopes of becoming a professional athlete on a Grid League team. Today Dallas is able to draw from his previous experience to train and influence athletes of all levels, with an emphasis on proper gymnastics and barbell movements. Outside of the gym Dallas enjoys spending time with his wife of eight years, Judy and their daughter Georgiana. Some other hobbies include: riding motorcycles, backpacking and trekking, reading and ocean swims. He also volunteers at ‘The Jericho House” in Brisbane, teaching CrossFit to recovering substance abuse and criminal behavior men.