Hometown: Wheaton, IL
Occupation: Grad student
When did you first start CrossFitting?
When did you start training at CrossFit South?
Favorite WOD or movements?
Least favorite WOD or movements?
What sports/health background do you have if any?
I played soccer, basketball, and volleyball when I was younger, badminton when I was in high school, and then ultimate frisbee in college.
How did you first get exposed to CrossFit?
One of my college friends got into it. He quit smoking so he could perform his WODs better, so I knew it must be pretty awesome
Do you remember your first time doing CrossFit, how did it go?
Yes, it was not intimidating at all! Keras scaled the MOD and WOD down and was super friendly!
What changes have you seen since starting at CrossFit South?
Noticeably stronger arms after just a few weeks!
Any advice for new people starting or contemplating CrossFit?
Show up and try it! No need to be nervous
Hobbies/interest outside of a WOD?
Ultimate frisbee, crochet, science, running
Favorite cheat meal?
Mac & cheese with veggies and sriracha
What do you want to accomplish by this time next month? In 3 months? Before the end of the year?
Build up shoulder strength so I can increase my clean & jerk and snatch weights
Touch my toes to the bar
Do 5 pull ups with no rubber bands
What type of music do you like to WOD to?