News is: CrossFit has fired Games Director and general manager of Sport Dave Castro ahead of the 2022 Season.
On the 4th of January 2022, CrossFit CEO Eric Roza sent out an internal email to her employees Dave will be leaving the business and will be replaced by Justin Bergh. So now, let us tell you all that you have been wondering about the newcomer in the branded fitness business.
Meet Justin Bergh, The New GM Of The CrossFit Games
Just as Eric Roza described, Justin Bergh will now lead the world-class team assembled by Dave Castro at CrossFit Games.
If you were wondering, the new GM is not a stranger to The CrossFit Games. In fact, before this shake-up in the company, he was the General Manager of there, a position he first assumed in 2013 and has been promoted from vice-president of sport and partnership.
On his BIO on the CrossFit Games website, he writes — “I started CrossFit in 2006 and am a proud member of the CrossFit East family.”
Also, Justin has competed in the CrossFit Open every year since 2012.
Justin’s passion for fitness started right from his first workout, which involved kettlebells and he had quickly fallen in love with it, he shared in a 2021 interview with CrossFit Games Analysts Sean Woodland and Tommy Marquez,
And now while CrossFit is excited to see the new generation of leadership bring about their Sport to the next level of success, Dave, who just left, did not seem happy about the firing, as he made it pretty clear on social media that his leaving CrossFit was not a mutual decision.
Justin Bergh Net Worth
Justin Bergh had less than $2 million net worth, before this new appointment in early 2022.
On LinkedIn, Justin introduces himself as an experienced General Manager and Executive Producer with a track record of building teams, events, tech solutions, and a new sport, from scratch; and as someone skilled in leadership, event management, business development, broadcast/streaming media production, and partnership negotiation.
Speaking of his education, he has a Bachelor of Arts in Sport Management from Flagler College. He also went to Ohio University as their executive fellow in Sports Management.
Justin was a college baseball player and was interested in picking up a training routine when he gave CrossFit a shot following his roommate’s recommendation.
Soon, he became so invested in CrossFit that he left his job at SportsMEDIA Technology Corp and instead opened CrossFit Southside, an affiliate in Jacksonville, Florida.
Then, at a CrossFit affiliate gathering in Austin, Justin met with CrossFit’s Director of Training Nicole Carroll, who offered him the opportunity to try out for the Level One Internship Program for trainers. And, the rest is history.
Justin Bergh Wife
So, almost everyone who knows him up close is aware of the fact that Justin Bergh is also a husband and a father. His wife’s name is Lindsey Warner Abbott who reportedly turned 40 in 2021. One could send her a follow request on her Instagram @lindswabbott which was privately kept as of 7 January 2022.
Word has it that Justin and his wife lived in Jacksonville, Florida as of the time of this writing. And according to The Knot Registry, they got married on 12 October 2013 in Santa Cruz in California.
Also, Justin and his wife have a son together and the young one is named Calvin.
Tributing his wife on Mother’s Day, Justin has taken to his Instagram to adorably express that the two best moms in his life (his wife and mom) have something powerful in common.
How Old Is Justin Bergh?
Justin Bergh grew up celebrating his birthday every year on 18th March. So, in 2021, he reached the age of 39. Also, so you know, his zodiac sign is Pisces.
Justin Bergh Family
Justin Bergh’s parents are Dale and Lura Bergh and he also has one younger brother named Ryan Bergh.
Ryan, who was born on 25 April 1985, reached the age of 36 in 2021. Like Justin, Ryan is also interested in sports. This even made him graduate with a major in sports management from the University of South Carolina. Other than that, Ryan is a passionate crypto advocate who loves his family and pets. As of early 2022, he lived in Lansdale, Pennsylvania with his wife Caroline Bergh and their kids and worked as IIA Chapter Coordinator and International Sales Consultant at Gleim Accounting.
Lastly, you could see their mother share about her boys on her Facebook where she also mentioned studying at the University of Miami and going to Everglades School for Girls.
Where Is Justin Bergh From?
Justin Bergh comes from his hometown of Gainesville, Florida. Although currently (2022) he lived in Santa Cruz, California.
How Tall Is Justin Bergh?
Justin Bergh stands 6’5″ tall in height. And recently, her weight was recorded as an average of 225 lb.
Is Justin Bergh On Twitter And Facebook?
Yes. Justin Bergh was on Twitter and Facebook as of 7 January 2022.
On Twitter, his account @JB_CrossFit had 122 followers and he also occasionally posted on his ‘Justin Bergh’ Facebook.
(Of course), one could also give a follow on his Instagram @jb_crossfit (with 158 posts and 7,707 followers).