Michelle Basnett

CrossFit Athlete

Michelle Basnett

CrossFit Athlete
177K
Total followers
6.5%
Engagement

Profile

Although born in South Africa, Michelle Basnett grew up in Charlotte, North Carolina, where she first discovered CrossFit. As a former competitive cheerleader, she has a natural gift of mastering any sport thrown her way.

At the age of 17, Michelle discovered the fitness community of CrossFit and began competing shortly after in 2016. After dedicating blood, sweat, tears, and countless hours, Michelle achieved her elite-level status. With roots in Cape Town, South Africa, she quickly dominated the regional competitions - placing 2nd in the 2019 Open, 3rd in the 2021 Open, and 1st in the Quarterfinals for Africa.

Michelle is no stranger to challenges or adventures. While exercising her passion for traveling the world, she will attempt any physical challenge or sport on her journey, always coming out on top.

As a long-time coach at CrossFit Cornelius, Michelle also enjoys educating others about WODs, nutrition, and wellness. Michelle is eager to travel the world and bring her fitness knowledge to various communities as well as discover new cultures and face new challenges. She looks for brand partnerships that align with her eagerness and core values.

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Michelle Basnett

CrossFit Athlete
177K
Total followers
6.5%
Engagement

Profile

Although born in South Africa, Michelle Basnett grew up in Charlotte, North Carolina, where she first discovered CrossFit. As a former competitive cheerleader, she has a natural gift of mastering any sport thrown her way.

At the age of 17, Michelle discovered the fitness community of CrossFit and began competing shortly after in 2016. After dedicating blood, sweat, tears, and countless hours, Michelle achieved her elite-level status. With roots in Cape Town, South Africa, she quickly dominated the regional competitions - placing 2nd in the 2019 Open, 3rd in the 2021 Open, and 1st in the Quarterfinals for Africa.

Michelle is no stranger to challenges or adventures. While exercising her passion for traveling the world, she will attempt any physical challenge or sport on her journey, always coming out on top.

As a long-time coach at CrossFit Cornelius, Michelle also enjoys educating others about WODs, nutrition, and wellness. Michelle is eager to travel the world and bring her fitness knowledge to various communities as well as discover new cultures and face new challenges. She looks for brand partnerships that align with her eagerness and core values.

Brand connections

News & Media

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