Lukas Esslinger is a Swiss CrossFit Games athlete from Crossfit Kreis 9. His 34th-place finish in the 2019 CrossFit Games was his fourth-consecutive CrossFit Games appearance. Esslinger’s best finish was in 17th-place in the 2018 CrossFit Games.
Ben Garves is a digital product expert, author, entertainer, and activist. His portfolio of thought leadership in digital marketing and web experiences has included major clients like Microsoft, Google, Twitter, eBay, Facebook, and Bloomberg. He’s also a freelance health and fitness journalist with over 400 stories written since 2018, a podcaster with 200 episodes to his name, and runs a YouTube channel with over 100 fitness and activism-oriented videos and live streams.
Ben has founded the Fitness is for Everyone™ initiative to raise awareness about social injustice in both racial inequality and socioeconomic disparity in access to quality fitness and nutrition options around the globe.