Tell us a little something about yourself: Where are you from? What do you do for work and fun? What is your sports & fitness background?
I grew up as a tomboy in Idaho playing soccer, hockey, softball, volleyball, skiing, etc… As the years have passed I’ve done less organized sports but more skiing, hiking, and mountain biking. I am a civil engineer, but still looking for what I want to do when I grow up. For
When did you first start training at CrossFit Missoula?
I started in January 2013, just over 2 years ago.
How did you first get exposed to CrossFit? Describe your experience.
My brother-in-law is a minister who is also a police chaplain in Missouri. Several of the officers that he works with invited him to join them at CrossFit & he fell in love with it. After a
What’s your CrossFit “super power”? What are you good at?
The first named WOD that I was able to do without scaling at all was “Annie” because I can do double-
What’s your CrossFit “goat”?
What skill or ability are you currently chasing? Squats! Ugh. While they have gotten a lot better, they are still a major weakness.
What sort of changes have you seen in your body, health
and fitness since starting at CrossFit Missoula?
I think the biggest change is that I just have a lot more energy, especially on the days I get up & go to the
Please share with us any favorite CrossFit Missoula moments:
I think my favorite was when I tried to climb the rope after being in CrossFit for about a year. I had tried once before shortly after I
What advice do you have for someone just getting started with CrossFit?
Don’t give up. The soreness will not always be so bad, so keep coming back.
Is there anything else you’d like to share?
I appreciate all of the different trainers, and how they each have their own unique styles. I am usually in Daniel’s class and get great coaching, but occasionally if I go to a different class a different coach will point out one little thing that always makes a difference. I appreciate the constant help & encouragement from them all.