Roy Davis woke up from what he thought was a nap, to find himself in a hospital. Both of Davis’ legs below his knees and all ten of his fingertips were amputated last year after he developed a flesh-eating disease and lapsed into a coma for nearly three months. Just weeks after leaving the hospital, Davis joined Anytime Fitness to build his strength.
Roy tried joining other gyms but was told that he wasn’t a good candidate for a member. That was until he went into Anytime Fitness.
“Our personal trainers found creative ways to adapt equipment to meet Roy’s needs,” said John Calvert, owner of the Anytime Fitness club in West Carrollton.
After hard work at the gym, he decided to enter a mud run.
Hands and knees aching while he crawled for the better part of four hours, Davis said he was motivated to complete the Mud-Stash course by thoughts of his four young children.
“I’ve always taught my children to finish what they started,” said Davis. “If you think there’s a roadblock one way, there’s a different way around it. There’s always a different way.”