TOM ROPER

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Degree: BSc Sports Rehabilitation

 

Work Experience: Off season with Toronto Blue Jays MLB medical team,  

Autumn Internationals Rugby with Samoa Rugby as medical staff, International caps representing the Netherlands at Rugby union,

 3 years experience in a commercial gym in Kent &

Olympic weightlifting British Universities  

Working Days:

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday 

Get to know Tom a bit more in these quick fire questions

 

1. If you could only do one exercise for the rest of your life, what would it be? 

Clean and Jerk, it’s so whole body that regardless of the weight I feel completely exhausted. I love how athletic and dynamic it is.

2. Best way to unwind? (at SOUL FIT)

Grab a coffee and sit in the quiet work room where I could watch some videos and have a laugh.

3. What is the most inspiring part of your job?

Seeing people not only recover from injuries but then continue to make progress making incredible life habit changes such as feeling more comfortable controlling their food intake and understanding how to balance everything.

4. If I were a superhero, my superpower would be…

Teleportation, I love to travel the world, and if there’s one thing I’ve learnt throughout the covid pandemic, airplanes and airports (despite being an amazing technological marvel), are a nightmare.

5. If you could be reincarnated as one animal, which would it be?

A Lion, working in Africa a lot I have grown to absolutely love the king of the savannah. I know it may sound cliché but they are incredible to be around in the wild.

6. Dream Holiday and why?

I would love to visit the old civilizations in South America, learning about the culture and exploring the incredible connection they have with the natural world really attracts me. Also love food and where better than South America.