Shape Up with Damon and Sally Phillips
The/Studio: Introduce yourself. Tell our readers a little bit about who you are!
Damon and Sally: We are Damon and Sally Phillips, owners of CrossFit DSP in Temple TX.
The/Studio: I admire people who do CrossFit. It’s so hard! What have you learned since starting your business?
Damon and Sally: Quality has longevity.
The/Studio: What about your business are you most proud of?
Damon and Sally: We train people of all abilities, regardless of age/athletic background.
The/Studio: What are some of the greatest challenges you face with your business?
Damon and Sally: Maintaining a careful balance of desiring to get better with the parameters of life: diet, exercise, sleep, stress, skill and strength development for both ourselves and our athletes.
The/Studio: Where do you see your business in 10 years?
Damon and Sally: Still doing the same thing! While constantly getting better.
The/Studio: What type of legacy do you want to leave?
Damon and Sally: I want people to say they felt like family when they trained with us.
The/Studio: What is the story behind the custom product that you produced with The/Studio?
Damon and Sally: We had patches made to put on beanies for the cold months. We put them on every color beanie we could think of!
The/Studio: How are you going to use this custom product?
Damon and Sally: Retail sales.
The/Studio: Describe the custom product and what it means?
Damon and Sally: It’s our logo. One who wears it is proud to rep our brand. DSP happens to be our initials but it also stand for ‘dynamic skilled performance.’
The/Studio: Do you have any promotions you would like to offer our community?
Damon and Sally: If you are a CrossFitter in the Central Texas area, we would love to have you visit.
The/Studio: Do you have any upcoming events that our community members can attend?
Damon and Sally: Check us out on social media, we host a competition (Wodapalooza) that caters to beginners (but also hosts advanced level athletes in the summer event.)
The/Studio: is there anything our community members can do to help?
Damon and Sally: We are proud supporters of a non profit organization called Barbells for Boobs. Every year we fund raise for this amazing cause. We also charge admission to our December Wodapalooza, we choose a charity to receive the monies collected. We have built a water well in Africa, bought an adaptive bike for a special needs child, and supported military families at Christmastime. We are in the process of choosing our charity for this December already!
The/Studio: That is wonderful! What a great cause! Thank you Damon and Sally for sharing your story with us! What a great duo!