Shirley Lopez is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of San Diego State University. She has worked as an auditor, accounting manager and controller and is currently the Credit Manager for a wholesale distributing company. She is an avid physical fitness buff and actively competes in mud runs, 5 and 10k's and received 3 gold medals in the Police Olympics for road cycling.
Shirley and Rudy are training partners at the gym. Rudy is in charge of weight training and Shirley oversees the cardio conditioning.
Rudy served 6 years in the U.S. Navy (3 active and 3 reserve) on the U.S.S. Monticello Amphibious Assault Ship. Employed by The California Department of Corrections for 28 years at Soledad Prison and on the team to activate Salinas Valley State Prison, Rudy retired as a Correctional Lieutenant in 2011 on his 50th birthday. He was a member of the SWAT team, Rangemaster Instructor for Bataan and Chemical Agents. He is also a physical fitness junkie and held several world records in powerlifting from 2001 through 2012. He holds the California State record in the bench press. Rudy also runs mud runs and received a Bronze medal in the Police Olympics for roadcycling. Rudy and Shirley reside in Salinas, California and just celebrated their 31st wedding anniversary.
Christale, their daughter, is a graduate of Cal State Fullerton University, with a B.S. in Kinesiology and M.S. in Dietetics from San Francisco State University. A registered Dietitian and Female Athlete of the Year in her sophomore year, she earned a volleyball and Academic Scholarship, competes in 5 and 10K’s and mud runs and is employed as a Health Educator and Personal Snack Concierge.
Jose Carrasco, Christale’s Significant Other, is also a graduate of Cal State Fullerton University, with B.A. Finance. He is Gigya Account Executive for Latin America. A decorated Basketball Player, Jose received a Gold and Silver medal in the Police Olympics for road cycling. Born in Mexico City, he moved to Pacific Grove California at the age of 10 and became a U.S. Citizen in 2009.
Christale and Jose lead active, healthy lifestyles. You will find them in the gym at 6:30 in the morning before they start work. They carpool together as both their jobs are in Silicon Valley. Christale and Jose have been together for 9 years and reside in San Francisco, CA.