July Athletes of the Month
1. Tell us a little about yourself: Age? Occupation? Married/Single? Kids?
Katia: I’m 22 years old, I’m currently studying to be an ultrasound tech. I’ve been
married for almost 2 years to my amazing husband Caleb now and I’m a new mom
to my beautiful 4 month old, Ella.
Claudia: I’m Claudia and I’m 54. I’m a teacher and right now I’m a stay grandmother. I
have been married 34 years. 4 kids (3 girls, one boy). 8 grandkids(6 boys/2 girls).
Adriana: I am 31 y/o, I am the mom of 2 amazing kids (10 months and 2 y/o) I am married,
and I work from home in our business. I have to admit I am obsessed with
CrossFit, after having my kids I lost some confidence in myself and thanks to
CrossFit I feel like myself again :) I am competitive and super passionate about
2. What is your athletic background? Hobbies?
Katia: I played basketball since I was 6 years old until my junior year of high school.
After that I decided to start going to the gym and do mostly HIIT workouts.
Claudia: Golden years: volley ball, basketball, and soccer. Thanks to Kristin MacMillan I
started working out. Hobbies: reading, watch sports and Brazilian fan.
Adriana: I love to dance, and I used to train some BJJ and Kettle Bells.
3. What are your favorite meals or Cheat & foods?
Katia: Tacos, tacos and tacos.
Claudia: Carne asada.
Adriana: Ice cream (Dulce de Leche) & Italian food
4. What song do you hope comes on mid-WOD?
Claudia: Rock & Roll
Adriana: Eye of the TIger
5. Favorite & least favorite CrossFit movements? Why?
Katia: Favorite overhead squats because they are challenging but fun. Least favorite
wall balls because they kick my butt every time.
Claudia: Favorite deadlifts (I think I’m good) overhead squats (so hard for me)
Adriana: I don't like running at all lol. Favorite is squat cleans.
6. What is your most recent PR? What is your next goal?
Katia: My most recent PR was strict press I did 65lbs. I really want to be able to climb
Claudia: Increase weight and improve my techniques.
Adriana: Squat Clean 2 reps 100lb
7. What keeps you coming back to CFM to achieve your goals?
Katia: My daughter is my motivation. And I love love the coaches at CFM they help me
Claudia: I love the exercises (they’re different every week). Jamie and Kim are so
supportive, and every coach. The hours (if I have something I can choose another
Adriana: The atmosphere (12 noon class).My personal improvement. The amazing coaching
8. Any advice to those who are just starting out?
Katia: Just don’t stop, CrossFit never gets easier but you for sure get so much better.
Claudia: Don’t quit even if you’re the last. Come every day don’t miss a class.
Adriana: Dont quit.