John “Rich” Korth

CrossFit Level 2 Trainer

Rich joined our gym in October 2012. He brings his passion for Olympic and Powerlifting movements to CrossFit 808 as well as his high energy and enthusiasm. Rich received his CrossFit Level 1 Certification in 2011 while in San Diego and his Level 2 Certification in 2015 while in Seattle, WA. Rich is a vital member of the CrossFit 808 Games teams since 2013. Besides his Level 1 and Level 2 Certs, Rich also has the CrossFit Kids, Weightlifting, Mobility, and Strongman certifications.

Beyond CrossFit, Rich loves spending time with his wife (Coach Elyse) and son, Bodhi. He works as a machinist at the Pearl Harbor shipyard and is also a veteran of the US Coast Guard where he worked as a Maritime Enforcement Specialist.

7th place with Team CrossFit 808 at the 2017 California Regional
24th with Team CrossFit 808 at the 2016 CrossFit Games
4th with Team CrossFit 808 at the 2015 CrossFit Games
10th with Team CrossFit 808 at the 2014 CrossFit Games
21st with Team CrossFit 808 at the 2013 CrossFit Games

Rich’s favorite quote:
“In the end, the games comes down to one thing: man against man. May the best man win.”
-Sam Huff