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Our Athlete of the Month is a charismatic athlete who seems to keep getting stronger and stronger! She’s a Northside native who wears many hats outside of the gym. She loves to travel and has a competitive background! Typically you can find her in one of the morning classes vibing to the 90’s jams! 

Our Athlete of the Month is:

Candace “CR” Coston

1. Where are you from originally?  Pittsburgh

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

3. Where do you work? I do Professional Services Contracts and Benefits contracts for several companies.

4. What is your favorite hobby? Traveling the world

5. How did you discover CrossFit?  Rugby teammate

6. When did you start CrossFit? I have been in and out of CF. Initially in 2008 but this time around January 2023.

7. Why did you start CrossFit?  For better overall fitness and camaraderie.

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

9. What is your least favorite thing to do in CrossFit?  800m runs, eek!

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

11. What is your favorite part about coming to CrossFit at Industrial Athletics?  It gets my mind ready to tackle the tasks of the day and then sleep better at night.

12. What is your favorite CrossFit WOD? I like AMRAP WODs that mix the cardio and weights.