Get to Know Your Captains – Vilija Teel



Vilija Teel  | Captain, Team Patriot Service

What is something most PCF’ers don’t know about you? A secret talent? An embarrassing story?
I sing Lithuanian folklore.

How/when did you get started with CrossFit? What has made you stick around?
December 2013 in Seoul, South Korea. The variability and high intensity of the workouts.

What has your past experience with The Open been like?
Absolutely positive experience. Love being able to see the rankings and see how I compare worldwide.

What are you looking forward to most about this year’s Open/Intramural Open?
The social interaction and mixing of athletes between both gyms.

For people that have never done the Open before and are maybe on the fence, what would you tell them?
Just do it! I signed up for the 2014 Open, just two months into Crossfit and it was an amazing and empowering experience!

Give us some cold, hard numbers: What is your Fran/Helen/Grace time? 1RM Deadlift? Olympic total? 2K time? Pick some common CrossFit Benchmarks and let us know where you are!
Helen: 9:19
Deadlift: 300LB
Back Squat: 200LB

What is your favorite CrossFit movement? What is your least favorite?
Favorite: Power clean
Least Favorite: Any kind of snatch