Max Conserva

Max Conserva is a disabled athlete who teaches CrossFit to local disabled people and is the founder of the Good Leg Project. 

Nominator: “Max has changed so many lives through CrossFit … The confidence we gain from this leads to a happy, healthy supportive lifestyle. He runs our adaptive CrossFit class in San Francisco but travels the world to spread his mission. He has changed my life tremendously.”

Nominator: “He is pioneering an adaptive CrossFit … This class is making so many changes for individuals as well as changing the culture of CrossFit by making it more accessible and inclusive. What’s unique about this class is it’s for people with disabilities by people with disabilities.”

A white man with a high-tech prosthetic right leg sits on a gym bench, drawn with bold outlines and gentle, energetic colors, in a busy gym.
Max Conserva by Andrew Lee, felt pen, 16 x 20 inches, 2019

IMAGE: A white man with a high-tech prosthetic right leg sits on a gym bench, drawn with bold outlines and gentle, energetic colors, in a busy gym.

Andrew Lee recently joined Creativity Explored and is one of their younger artists. He has amazing drawing and watercolor skills, and uses books as his source material. He makes faithful drawings of images that catch his eye and brings each piece to an elegant completion with watercolor paint.