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Our April athlete has been with us for a few years now. She is soft spoken but loves to laugh. Her personality is extremely playful and quirky. She doesn’t like to come to class alone so she comes to class with her gym friends. You can find her in different classes but you will always get the same energy. Our April Athlete of the Month is:

1. Where are you from originally?

– I was born at Magee’s Women’s but my parents moved us to Minnesota when I was 5, so I’m a Minnesotan. 

2. If not from Pittsburgh, what brought you to Pittsburgh?

– I first came to Pittsburgh to be a summer day camp intern at Urban Impact on the Northside, and then fell in love with the people and pierogies so then I stayed. 

3. Where do you work?

– Holy Family Institute 

4. What is your favorite hobby?

– Crocheting and hanging out with people. Oh and trying new coffee spots and restaurants! 

5. How did you discover CrossFit?

– My mom started doing CrossFit first then she got me and my sister to join her 

6. When did you start CrossFit?

– I started in high school. Then, I took a break in college. And restarted 2 years ago ?

7. Why did you start CrossFit?

– I started CrossFit when I was really burnt out at work and needed a way to destress in a healthy way. 

8. What is your favorite thing to do in CrossFit?

– Hang Power Cleans 

9. What is your least favorite thing to do in CrossFit?

– Wallballs then burpees 

10. What is the number 1 thing you want to get better at?

– Hanging Toes to Bar – my dream is to be able to do an entire workout hanging from the bar

11. What is your favorite part about coming to CrossFit at Industrial Athletics?

– the peeps! Everyone is so nice and supportive. 

12. What is your favorite CrossFit WOD?

– Modified Fran or 12 days of Christmas ?