Blair played football and studied History at Princeton University before entering the fitness industry in 2005. He has competed in CrossFit at the highest level, qualifying for the 2009, 2010, and 2011 Games as an individual competitor, finishing 7th, 22nd, and 5th, respectively. He opened CrossFit Anywhere in 2011.
His journey in his words:
I am a product of Northern California and its unlimited supply of rivers, lakes, open spaces, and sun. As an athlete in high school and in college, I faced the challenge of being too small, too weak, and too slow to keep up with my ambitions. I was drawn to the pain and simplicity of training because it offered a way to change this. Following my undergraduate degree, I spent three years personal training at Balance Gym in Washington, DC. Here I was exposed to almost everything the fitness world had to offer: bodybuilding, Pilates, Rehab, Yoga, you name it. I knew there was a better way. In 2009 I left the United States to study European History at Universiteit Leiden, Sorbonne, and Oxford. During this time I was forced to re-imagine what fitness could be for an individual living without the standard resources of a gym. These experiences have taught me to pursue the physical challenges our bodies were built to face, and appreciate the mental fortitude that comes from the ability to overcome them.