Introducing the man with many nicknames. Strict Steve, Hot Steve, Ace, or Caveman, whatever you choose you call Steve Pinter you will also know that he is a remarkable leader, husband, father, friend with a great sense of fashion. The former baseball and basketball standout chose the Marine Corps as his calling, and at the very young age of 22 became the rifle platoon commander in charge of over 40 individuals. We learn why he chose the Marines, why he succeed and he didn’t break under mental torture of Office Candidate School, and the lessons he learned that he applies today including the will not to quit, ability to compartmentalize, and operational tempo. Most importantly we figure out why STREND did not become the new CrossFit.