Asuka discovered Crossfit in mid-2012. Prior to Crossfit she was a keen runner with multiple half and full marathons under her belt, including the 2012 Tokyo Marathon. She quickly became involved in Crossfit competitively, competing in her first team competition three months after starting Crossfit, coming 10th as an individual in “Battle of the Fittest” 2013, and representing NZ at the 2014 Crossfit Games Australia Regional in the team competition. Most recently she came 2nd in the 35-39 Masters Open NZ in 2017.
Passionate about helping people and creating a positive place to train, Asuka strives to get the best out of people to help them achieve their goals. Leading by example and through personal experience, she believes in developing foundations of movement to ensure good efficient technique, to enable individuals to reach their potential.