GUNSMITH CLOTHING CO. ATHLETES


Austin Vanderford - Professional MMA Fighter


Follow Austin on Social Media:
Instagram: http://IG.com/AustinV170MMA
Twitter: http://Twitter.com/AustinV170MMA


J
eremy New - Powerlifter

Hometown: Portland, OR
Favorite Movie: Step Brothers
What would your last meal be? Sushi or a big fat stack of ribs.
Do you enjoy pineapple on pizza? Heavy fux.
Thoughts on coconut? Best thing in the entire world.
What is your biggest goal at the moment? Shred down to 240 lbs.
When you're not at the gym what are you doing? Hiking, Meal Prepping, or working.
Any hidden talents? I play guitar.
Favorite quote: "Nobody is gonna hit as hard as life, but it ain't about how hard you get hit. It's about how hard you can get hit and keep moving forward. How much you can take and keep moving forward. That's how winning is done."
One item on your bucket list: Go sky-diving.

Follow Jeremy on Social Media:
Instagram: http://IG.com/JeremyNewGC
Twitter: http://Twitter.com/JeremyNewGC
YouTube: http://YouTube.com/JeremyJNew


Damien Brown - U.S. Marine/NPC Physique Competitor
 

Hometown:
 Woodstock, VA
Favorite Movie: Step Brothers
What would your last meal be? Lasagna for sure.
Do you enjoy pineapple on pizza? Duh, that's where it belongs.
Thoughts on coconut? Random, hate the water but use the oil to cook so it's alright.
What is your biggest goal at the moment? Becoming an IFBB Pro before I go Drill Instructor.
When you're not at the gym what are you doing? Prepping for the next day or watching cooking shows.
Any hidden talents? N/A lol, I'm a jack-of-all-trades - show me how to do something once and I'm gucci.
Favorite quote: "Did we just become best-friends??"
One item on your bucket list: Head on out to Gunsmith Gym and meet the GC Family. And also to complete a successful drill instructor tour.

Follow Damien on Social Media:
Instagram: http://IG.com/Mr.Supp_Bro


Blaze Alpha - Powerlifter

Hometown:
 Roseville, CA
Favorite Movie: Pain & Gain
What would your last meal be? Gyros, pita, and hummus.
Do you enjoy pineapple on pizza? Essential.
Thoughts on coconut? See previous answer.
What is your biggest goal at the moment? To find food.
When you're not at the gym what are you doing? Trick question, I'm never not in the gym.
Any hidden talents? I'm a go-go dancer. Also, the splits.
Favorite quote: "Find what you love and let it kill you."
One item on your bucket list: Sky-diving in Australia.

Follow Blaze on Social Media:
Instagram: http://IG.com/BlazeXAlpha
Twitter: http://Twitter.com/BlazeXAlpha



Natasha Phillips - Athlete

Hometown: Grants Pass, Oregon
Favorite Movie: Step Brothers.
What would your last meal be? NOHO's Hawaiian Cafe Teriyaki Chicken w/ Macaroni Salad & Rice.
Do you enjoy pineapple on pizza? Hell yes.
Thoughts on coconut? #TeamCoconut
What is your biggest goal at the moment? To acquire balance.
When you're not at the gym what are you doing? I'm either working, at school, in the woods or spending time with my family.
Any hidden talents? I can wiggle my ears...
Favorite quote: "I believe in hustle. I don't fuck with luck."
One item on your bucket list: Travel to Indonesia. 

Follow Tasha on Social Media:
Instagram: http://IG.com/NKPThugNasty


Paige Miller - FDNY EMT/Crossfitter/Olympic Weightlifter

Hometown: Wantagh (Long Island), New York
Favorite Movie: Super hard question... Billy Madison, Shutter Island or Perks of Being a Wall Flower. All tied, depending on my mood.
What would your last meal be? Hard shell tacos for sure.
Do you enjoy pineapple on pizza? I love pineapple on my pizza.
Thoughts on coconut? Magical. Grateful we found so many purposes for it.
What is your biggest goal at the moment? Making Nationals in Olympic weightlifting at 63kg.
When you're not at the gym what are you doing? Working full time as an EMT for the FDNY or hanging with my dogs who I'm obsessed with.
Any hidden talents? I'm a hairstylist part time. I love doing hair and costume make-up.
Favorite quote: "No one ever made a difference being like everyone else."
One item on your bucket list: Backpacking through Africa.

Follow Paige on Social Media:
Instagram: http://IG.com/PaigeeMillerr31



Lara Cooke - NPC Bikini Competitor

Hometown: Grants Pass, Oregon
Favorite Movie: Pretty Woman
What would your last meal be? Biscuits & Gravy
Do you enjoy pineapple on pizza? Da fuq, NO!
Thoughts on coconut? Disgusting.
What is your biggest goal at the moment? Fitness goals are always huge in my life. But also being the best mother and helping my children achieve all their goals.
When you're not at the gym what are you doing? I'm always in a gym!
Any hidden talents? That's for me, and a select few to know.
Favorite quote: "Don't be afraid to be the one who loves the most."
One item on your bucket list: To take a week vacation anywhere without any children.

Follow Lara on Social Media:
Instagram: http://IG.com/miss_lil_lara
Twitter: http://Twitter.com/fitgirl_1031



Josh Faust - NPC Physique Competitor

Hometown: Soldotna, Alaska
Favorite Movie: Anything musical or animated.
What would your last meal be? The whole menu.
Do you enjoy pineapple on pizza? Does a black bear shit in the woods?
Thoughts on coconut? It doesn't deserve the notoriety it gets as a positive or a negative.
What is your biggest goal at the moment? To prove myself right, and everyone else wrong about me.
When you're not at the gym what are you doing? Eating, or at your mom's house...possibly both.
Any hidden talents? I'm a great pillow.
Favorite quote: "Be the change you wish to see in the world."
One item on your bucket list: To do another volunteer/mission trip to another country.

Follow Josh on Social Media:
Instagram: http://IG.com/joshua_fit_faust
Twitter: http://Twitter.com/JoshFaust2