How long have you been doing CrossFit?
4 years in January
What was your first CrossFit workout and how did you do?
Med ball cleans and sit-ups. It was the scaled version of t2b and squat cleans. I felt defeated, but the next day soreness told me that I had made the right move by join CrossFit.
What’s your athletic background? Did you play any sports growing up?
Softball mainly. By high school I had given the rec sports up and found myself winded after walking up a flight of stairs.
What do you love about CrossFit – why do you do it?
2 things: the empowerment & community. Women who do CrossFit breaking the norm and that’s badass. The community is an extra bonus. Everyone starts somewhere and when there’s a community who supports and cheers for you, that’s the cherry on top.
What are your favorite and least favorite CrossFit movements?Give me all the cleans and pistols.. keep the wallballs.
What is one piece of advice you would offer to someone new to CrossFit?
If you feel defeated, don’t consider it a “one and done”. Come back tomorrow and try again. Even the best athletes don’t always leave with their head held high. The difference is that they come back.
What is your favorite thing about CrossFit Unwritten?
Hands down, the community. We don’t walk off that mat until the last person has finished. We scream, we shout, and we show all the love.