APRIL MEMBER SPOTLIGHTS


Published April 1, 2018


ATHLETE IN PROFILE:

NAME: Kimberly Rouse
JOB: Bartender and L1 Crossfit Trainer
FAVORITE MUSIC TYPE / GROUP: I like all music really. Little county and some rock.
CHILDREN / PETS ?: 3 awesome sons and one awesome pup!
FAVORITE VACATION SPOT: Anywhere with a beach and sun. I also love to camp with the family.
HOBBIES: At the moment, lifting..😉but I just love hanging out with my family.
HOW LONG HAVE YOU DONE CROSSFIT?
3 years
AND WHAT MADE YOU TRY IT OUT ? I actually interned at Top Gun. I was going to school for personal training and fell in love with Crossfit.
WHAT WERE YOUR THOUGHTS ABOUT CROSSFIT AT FIRST? I was amazed with crossfit. I loved the mix of things we do. The community is awesome.
DESCRIBE YOUR FAVORITE THINGS ABOUT CROSSFIT AND HOW IT HAS IMPACTED YOUR LIFE: It definitely gives me an outlet. It’s a way to release stress from everyday life. Crossfit has made me more confident and definitely stronger. It has helped me with everyday life task.
FAVORITE WORKOUT: I wouldn’t say I have a favorite workout, but I love a workout that includes a barbell!!💪🏽


NAME: Don Martin
JOB: Residential Remodeler
FAVORITE MUSIC TYPE / GROUP: Musicians: John Gorka, Jeremy Bergo!
CHILDREN / PETS ?: No kids, I live with Lisa's two dogs.
FAVORITE VACATION SPOT: Hmm - tough one. I guess I'll have to go with skiing pretty much anywhere in the Rockies.
HOBBIES: Facebook lurking, beer drinking usually done in tandem.
HOW LONG HAVE YOU DONE CROSSFIT AND WHAT MADE YOU TRY IT OUT ? Steve introduced me to Crossfit shortly before he started his gym in his garage in (August 2010). I decided to try it out after learning all of the gym members at that time were hot women. Meghan & Les and it was at least 100 degrees inside that garage.
WHAT WERE YOUR THOUGHTS ABOUT CROSSFIT AT FIRST? I'd never seen women sweat like that and I wondered what the neighbors thought of the three of us scrambling over Steve's backyard fence.
DESCRIBE YOUR FAVORITE THINGS ABOUT CROSSFIT AND HOW IT HAS IMPACTED YOUR LIFE: I really enjoy the combination of heavy lifting, oly lifts, cardio work and gymnastic movements. I spent the first forty or so years of my life mainly doing cardio stuff and have been surprised at how much better I feel and move since starting Crossfit. I wildly underestimated how much I would enjoy the community aspect of Crossfit and how getting to know the other gym members makes going to the gym something to look forward to instead of dreading. Also, the gym is a rich source of material for Facebook trolling.
FAVORITE WORKOUT: Murph of course.


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