Our Story


Ryan Hignell has been doing CrossFit since early 2008. Which led him to pursue a degree at the University of Utah. Graduating in 2012.

At which point he wanted to take his experience and passion towards CrossFit and share it with his home town of Chico.

Ryan then poured his efforts into competing in CrossFit professionally. After becoming one of the best male athletes in California he hung up his competitive hat and focused that energy into running his gym and loving his members.

Ryan’s specialty comes from doing CrossFit since 08. But his real passion is for people. He wants everyone who walks into North Rim CrossFit to feel like they’ve found a second home.