“It’s the feeling of being part of a family, it’s the support from all of the coaches, and everyone that is a part of CrossFit Hawthorn East.” Meet Tom R

Building a community of fun, friendly and supportive members is important to us at CrossFit Hawthorn East.  We’re not only helping the Camberwell and Hawthorn locals get fitter, faster and stronger – our coaches and community are there to motivate and encourage our members every step of the way. Our gym is filled with friends from all around the Boroondara area to focus on their health and fitness goals.

Every day we workout with inspiring individuals. Each week we share their stories with you. Meet Tom R:

Name: Thomas Christopher Rawson

Age: 29

Occupation: Qualified Plumber

Started training at CFHE: August 2015

Favourite movement or workout: Any metcon, anything body weight, anything endurance.

Describe yourself in 10 words or less: A highly motivated and determined individual. 

Why did you start training at CrossFit Hawthorn East?

To meet new people and make new friends.

What’s your biggest achievement so far? 

To be able to push myself past a new threshold. 

What do you love about CrossFit Hawthorn East? 

It’s the feeling of being part of a family, it’s the support from all of the coaches, and everyone that is a part of CFHE. It’s watching everybody support, help and push each other through that motivates me. 

What is the main health goal you are focusing on at the moment? 

To listen to my body and keep it injury free.

Any advice for anyone just starting their CrossFit journey? 

Everybody is different and everyone has their strengths and weaknesses. Listen to your own body and never give up. 

Tell us something we don’t know about you.  

I studied and played classical guitar for over six years.

Apart from CrossFit Hawthorn East, where are your favourite hangouts in the Hawthorn, Camberwell or Boroondara area? 

Blood Orange, The Geebung (Auburn Hotel), Samurai and Anderson Park. 


If you’d like to get fitter, faster and stronger you’re invited to a FREE Intro Class at CrossFit Hawthorn East. This is a complimentary session for you to see the gym, meet the team and experience CrossFit basics.

Choose from Tuesday 7.30pm or Friday 7.00am. Call 0417 667 723 or email info@crossfithawthorneast.com to book your free spot.


CrossFit Hawthorn East is a functional fitness gym close to both Camberwell and Hawthorn in Melbourne, Australia.  We offer group physical fitness classes, personal training and regular workshops.

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