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December 2015 Athlete of the Month

The December 2015 Athlete of the Month goes to a person to recognize her dedication to Industrial Athletics and our Community.  A constant attendee of the 4:30pm class, she can be seen fighting hard through each WOD without hesitation while encouraging those around her.  She has shown a lot of progress over the last 3 months as she worked to achieve her goals.  She comes to all of the Community Events and always puts forth a positive and welcoming attitude.  The December 2015 Athlete of the Month is:

KIMBERLY GRIENER

  1. Where are you from originally?

Born and raised in the south hills of Pittsburgh

  1. If not from Pittsburgh, what brought you to Pittsburgh?  N/A
  1. Where do you work?

I’m a chemotherapy nurse at Hillman Cancer Center

  1. What is your favorite hobby?

Reading books

  1. How did you discover CrossFit?

My sister, coach Jen, told me about Crossfit and would brag about the workouts she accomplished.

  1. When did you start CrossFit?

I started Crossfit in December of 2013.

  1. Why did you start CrossFit?

I had some major life changes happen in 2013 and was feeling very depressed. My sister recognized that I was struggling emotionally and convinced me to come to a ‘Bring a Friend’ day at the box. I was hooked!

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

Overhead Squats

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

Sumo Deadlift High Pulls

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

Power Cleans

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

It’s sense of community and friendship. It’s a great place to relieve my stress after a long work day.

  1. What is your favorite CrossFit WOD?

Barbara in honor of my mom. Although for my choice workout this month, I would like to pick a tabata style WOD.

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