Rich Froning Jr. is a well-known and talented personality who comes to mind whenever we talk about CrossFit games. He is an American CrossFit professional who has multiple achievements to his name, not forgetting that he is the first athlete to have won the title of being “Fittest Man on Earth” four times consecutively from 2011 to 2014. Rich holds high religious thoughts and beliefs, which are also evident from his body tattoos. Yes, you heard us right. Let us explore the religious body inks that adorn his body.
1. “Galatians 6:14 “Tattoo
Tattoo: Towards the right side of his body, Rich has the Tattoo of the words “Galatians 6:14 “inked vertically.
Meaning: “Galatians 6:14 “is a famous verse from The Holy Book of Christians, i.e., The Bible. The well-known Bible verse is quoted as,
”May I never boast except in the cross of our Lord Jesus Christ, through which the world has been crucified to me, and I to the world”
This is one famous writing of The Holy Bible which talks about the person’s faith in Jesus Christ, his sacrifice for the world, and thus, the power of the Cross (The Holy symbol of Christians) on which Jesus was crucified. There is nothing more important than Jesus Christ and his blessings for the world as he sacrificed his life for the sake of humanity. The Tattoo shows Rich’s religious beliefs and faith in Christ and his blessings. Also, the Tattoo was not a surprise for his followers because he has often talked about his religious faith and is a devout Christian.
2. Cross Tattoo
Tattoo: Rich Froning has got a cross inked along with the words, ‘PSALM 22’ on his left bicep.
PSALM 22 says, “My God, my God, why hast thou forsaken me?”
Meaning: The Cross tattoo is symbolic of a person’s deep faith and devotion to Christianity. The Cross is considered as the Holy Symbol of Christians and also symbolizes the crucifixion of Jesus Christ. It is also represented as the token of unconditional love and sacrifice which Jesus Christ did for the sake of the human race.
PSALM 22-It is the 22nd psalm of the Book of Psalms which represents the prayer of a person who is asking God to save and protect him from the evils, torments, and the taunts of the world and his enemies and also thank Jesus for all the blessings that he has bestowed upon him till now.
3. Back Tattoo
Tattoo: On his upper back towards the top right side, a logo is tattooed along with the acronym, ‘MIh.’