Gorka Marquez: Dancing Star uses CrossFit to Stay Fit

April 5, 2022 by
Photo Credit: WIT Fitness (left) | BBC Strictly (right)

Gorka Marquez vividly remembers getting into dance as a young child, even to this day.

“I was 11 years old,” said the 31-year-old Spaniard. “My mum and dad used to go to ballroom and Latin dance lessons and I used to come along with them and sit on a bench in the corner and watch them.”

Marquez, who shot to fame in 2016 on the British television dance competition show Strictly Come Dancing (think Dancing With the Stars where celebrities are paired with professional dancers), said his entire life came into focus at a very young age at a precise moment.

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