Athlete of the Month

APRIL 2014
Katie Plaut

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ATHLETE OF THE MONTH

Question # 1 – What do you do and for how long?
Answer #1 – Sales rep for Ghirardelli chocolate for 1.5 years

Question #2 – When did u start CrossFit?
Answer #2 – October 2012

Question #3 – What is your favorite thing about CrossFit Farmingdale?
Answer #3 – Jordan 🙂

Question #4 – What is your favorite Lift?
Answer #4 – Deadlifts because they feel so good on my back… just kidding… snatch hehe

Question #5 – What is your favorite WOD?
Answer #5 – Cindy

Question #6 – What is your least favorite lift?
Answer #6 – Deadlifts

Question #7 – What is your least favorite WOD?
Answer #7 – Anything with deadlifts in it

Question #8 – What is your favorite movie?
Answer #8 – Love and basketball

Question #9 – What is your favorite quote?
Answer #9 – I have no idea

Question #10 – What is your favorite music?
Answer #10 – haha ill listen to anything… BUT when im working out I need a fast pace (everyone should know this by now)

Question #11 – Who is your celebrity male/female crush now that you are a web celeb maybe you have a chance?
Answer #11 – Channing Tatum

Question # 12 – Any advice you can give to a CrossFit Newcomer?
Answer #12 – Turn around…

March 2014
Sandra Giretti

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Question # 1 – What do you do and for how long?
Answer #1 – Accountant, 3 years

Question #2 – When did u start CrossFit?
Answer #2 – November 2013

Question #3 – What is your favorite thing about CrossFit Farmingdale?
Answer #3 – The camaraderie between members

Question #4 – What is your favorite Lift?
Answer #4 – Back squat

Question #5 – What is your favorite WOD?
Answer #5 – I like that they continuously change, keeps it interesting

Question #6 – What is your least favorite lift?
Answer #6 – The snatch

Question #7 – What is your least favorite WOD?
Answer #7 – I don’t have one

Question #8 – What is your favorite movie?
Answer #8 – Anchorman

Question #9 – What is your favorite quote?
Answer #9 – Don’t wish for it, work for it

Question #10 – What is your favorite music?
Answer #10 – Anything with a good beat

Question #11 – Who is your celebrity male/female crush now that you are a web celeb maybe you have a chance?
Answer #11 – Channing Tatum

Question # 12 – Any advice you can give to a CrossFit Newcomer?
Answer #12 – Come to class, put in your best, and have fun! It’s totally worth it because the improvements you will see will give you an amazing sense of power and accomplishment.

February 2014
Tracy Parra

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ATHLETE OF THE MONTH
Question #1 – When did u start CrossFit?
Answer #1 – November 2013

Question #2 – What is your favorite thing about CrossFit Farmingdale?
Answer #2 – the atmosphere and people

Question #3 – What is your favorite Lift?
Answer #3 – back squats

Question #4 – What is your favorite WOD?
Answer #4 – I don’t have a favorite yet

Question #5 – What is your least favorite lift?
Answer #5 – snatch

Question #6 – What is your least favorite WOD?
Answer #6 – anything with toes to bar

Question #7 – What is your favorite movie?
Answer #7 – pitch perfect

Question #8 – What is your favorite quote?
Answer #8 –“if we wait until we’re ready, we’ll be waiting for the rest of our lives”

Question #9 – What is your favorite music?
Answer #9 – I like it all

Question #10 – Who is your celebrity male/female crush now that you are a web celeb maybe you have a chance?
Answer #10 – Ryan Gosling

Question # 11 – Any advice you can give to a CrossFit Newcomer??
Answer #11 – don’t be afraid and don’t give up

January 2014
Andy Biegel

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ATHLETE OF THE MONTH
Question # 1 – What do you do and for how long?
Answer #1 – Air Traffic Controller. 27 Years

Question #2 – When did u start CrossFit?
Answer #2 – December 2013

Question #3 – What is your favorite thing about CrossFit Farmingdale?
Answer #3 – The people, the comradeship, and the always ever changing workouts

Question #4 – What is your favorite Lift?
Answer #4 – None yet. Just trying to learn the techniques of the power lifts.

Question #5 – What is your favorite WOD?
Answer #5 – Death by deck of cards. I think that’s what it was called.

Question #6 – What is your least favorite lift?
Answer #6 – Overhead Squat

Question #7 – What is your least favorite WOD?
Answer #7 – None Yet

Question #8 – What is your favorite movie?
Answer #8 – Pulp Fiction – Shawshank Redemption

Question #9 – What is your favorite quote?
Answer #9 – “You never know how strong you are, until strong is your only choice.” ~Bob Marley

Question #10 – What is your favorite music?
Answer #10 – Jam Bands

Question #11 – Who is your celebrity male/female crush now that you are a web celeb maybe you have a chance?
Answer #11 – Kate Upton. Thanks!

Question # 12 – Any advice you can give to a CrossFit Newcomer?
Answer #12 – Just keep coming to classes and do your best.

December 2013
Richard Van Boerum

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ATHLETE OF THE MONTH
Question #1 – When did u start CrossFit?
Answer #1 – May 2013

Question #2 – What is your favorite thing about CrossFit Farmingdale?
Answer #2 – I like the friendly people

Question #3 – What is your favorite Lift?
Answer #3 – The Jerk

Question #4 – What is your favorite WOD?
Answer #4 – I do not have a favorite. I am a fan of the fact that the WOD changes all the time

Question #5 – What is your least favorite lift?
Answer #5 – The Squat Snatch

Question #6 – What is your least favorite WOD?
Answer #6 – One’s with squat snatch

Question #7 – What is your favorite movie?
Answer #7 – Super Troopers

Question #8 – What is your favorite quote?
Answer #8 – A year from now you will wish you had started today.

Question #9 – What is your favorite music?
Answer #9 – Anything with a cool fast beat

Question #10 – Who is your celebrity male/female crush now that you are a web celeb maybe you have a chance?
Answer #10 – I can’t say I have one. They’re all trouble

Question # 11 – Any advice you can give to a CrossFit Newcomer??
Answer #11 – Don’t cut yourself short, put 100% into every workout, and you will love how much improvement you will see every day.

November 2013
Kerry B.

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ATHLETE OF THE MONTH
Question #1 – When did u start CrossFit?
Answer #1 – August 2013

Question #2 – What is your favorite thing about CrossFit Farmingdale?
Answer #2 – Most definitely the other members. Everyone is so supportive and motivating!

Question #3 – What is your favorite Lift?
Answer #3 – I love deadlifts. I’m always surprised by the weight i can lift.

Question #4 – What is your favorite WOD?
Answer #4 – I don’t have one particular favorite. I enjoy partner WOD’s. I enjoy working with someone and being able to motivate one another.

Question #5 – What is your least favorite lift?
Answer #5 – Thrusters– They kill me.

Question #6 – What is your least favorite WOD?
Answer #6 – Any wod with ascending ladders or wall balls!!

Question #7 – What is your favorite movie?
Answer #7 – Bridesmaids

Question #8 – What is your favorite quote?
Answer #8 – Love the life you live, Live the life you love!

Question #9 – What is your favorite music?
Answer #9 – I love country, but when I work out anything loud will do!

Question #10 – Who is your celebrity male/female crush now that you are a web celeb maybe you have a chance?
Answer #10 – Ryan Reynolds or Gerard Butler….. Can’t decide

Question # 11 – Any advice you can give to a CrossFit Newcomer??
Answer #11 – Get over your fear of failure…. as soon as you get over that fear you will be able to really push yourself and realize your true potential.

October
Mike E.

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Question #1 – When did u start CrossFit?
Answer #1 – July 2012

Question #2 – What is your favorite thing about CrossFit Farmingdale?
Answer #2 – The other athletes – what a great group of people

Question #3 – What is your favorite Lift?
Answer #3 – The Deadlift – was surprised how much I could lift

Question #4 – What is your favorite WOD?
Answer #4 – I do not really have a favorite – I just look for the challenge everyday

Question #5 – What is your least favorite lift?
Answer #5 – Squat Snatch – still have to work on my flexibility

Question #6 – What is your least favorite WOD?
Answer #6 – anything with Wall Balls

Question #7 – What is your favorite movie?
Answer #7 – Rocky

Question #8 – What is your favorite quote?
Answer #8 – “Life is not measured by how many breaths you take, but on how many times you have your breath taken away”

Question #9 – What is your favorite music?
Answer #9 – Like it all – from hard rock to oldies

Question #10 – Who is your celebrity male/female crush now that you are a web celeb maybe you have a chance?
Answer #10 – too many to list – love all the ladies

Question # 11 – Any advice you can give to a CrossFit Newcomer??
Answer #11 – Always believe in yourself and you will be amazed at what you can accomplish

September
Kim C.

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ATHLETE OF THE MONTH
Question #1 – When did u start CrossFit?
Answer #1 – January 2013

Question #2 – What is your favorite thing about CrossFit Farmingdale?
Answer #2 – Definitely the Atmosphere!! I love how supportive we all are for each other

Question #3 – What is your favorite Lift?
Answer #3 – Clean & Jerk

Question #4 – What is your favorite WOD?
Answer #4 – Chippers!!

Question #5 – What is your least favorite lift?
Answer #5 – The Snatch! Definitely.

Question #6 – What is your least favorite WOD?
Answer #6 – Ascending # of reps or 5+ Rounds

Question #7 – What is your favorite movie?
Answer #7 – A League of their own

Question #8 – What is your favorite quote?
Answer #8 – “Nothing Tastes as good as skinny Feels”
“Disipline is just choosing between what you want now and
what you want most.”

Question #9 – What is your favorite music?
Answer #9 – COUNTRY!!!

Question #10 – Who is your celebrity male/female crush now that you are a web celeb maybe you have a chance?
Answer #10 – Luke Bryan and Derek Stephan

Question # 11 – Any advice you can give to a CrossFit Newcomer??

Answer #11 – Have an open mind have confidence in yourself and don’t be afraid to try new things!!

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