Introducing the Escapist CrossFit team

Meet the certified experts that are here to help you achieve your goals.

Rickard Long owner of Escapist CrossFit
Our founder

Rickard Long

Originally from Stockholm, Sweden, Rickard moved to Berlin in 2011 and in 2013 he got involved into CrossFit. It changed his life. Coming from an entrepreneurial background he then started Escapist CrossFit 2016 together with his business partner.

The goal from the start was to reach as many people as possible locally and internationally in 2017 he became a certified Mobility Coach by Kelly Starrett. Since 2022 Rickard is an international Business Mentor for Two Brain Business with over 900 gyms world wide.

2022 Rickard started the Coaches Congress Berlin with famous speakers and olympic athletes which has attracted more than 18 nationalities come to Berlin to become better coaches and gym owners.

Our coaches

Wanda Herold coach at Escapist CrossFit

Wanda Herold

Nutrition Coach, Personal Trainer & Admin Wanda is a talent in coaching and organisation. She started her fitness journey within classical gyms before she then decided to move from being a manager of a large fitness facility to work on coaching on a personal level at Escapist CrossFit. Wanda has several certifications such as Level 2 CrossFit, Precision Nutrition Certified Coach, Level A&B Personal Training licence and continues to work on her development.

Mark Hine

Personal Trainer, CrossFit Coach and Onboarding Specialist Mark has is background in English Rugby where he played many years. He ditched his job at Tesla to focus on his passion to coach people. He has several Personal Training Licenses and is a certified CrossFit Coach.

Jennifer McSharry

CrossFit Coach Jennifer brings people to new levels and runs speciality programs like gymnastics and weightlifting. She has been training in multiple countries over the world and got experience from both best coaches and athletes. She is also a super-mom of three kids!

Mark McSharry

CrossFit Coach Mark start with CrossFit for almost two decades ago. He as competed in the CrossFit Regionals and qualified in the top 1% in the open.



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