Chris and his wife Molly are both a part of the CrossFit 88 family, and we can’t imagine it any other way. We are very excited to feature Chris as our February Athlete. Chris has made some impressive strides since joining CrossFit 88, and has proven he doesn’t have an ounce of “quit” within him. This guy is a dedicated 5:30amer striving every day to be just a little better than the day before. His quiet strength and humble attitude have not gone unnoticed! We can’t wait to see what the next year has in store for this determined, committed athlete!
When did you start doing CrossFit?
What fitness activities were you doing before?
I Don’t Do Much With Sports Outside The Gym. I Still Like Jogging, Biking (Leisurely)And Skiing But Time Doesn’t Permit Much Of That. Most Of My Non-Work Activity Leisure Activity Is Spending Time With My Family.
Outside the gym, what’s your favorite sport or activity?
List 3 words to describe your very first CF workout.
Intense, Grueling, Rewarding
What results have you seen since starting CF?
The Big Thing Is That I Feel Healthier And More Fit Overall. I’ve Also Had To Buy New Clothes Twice Since Starting To Keep From Looking Like I’m Wearing Sacks.
What do you like most about CF?
The Welcoming Environment; Focus On A Healthy, Active Lifestyle; And Coaches Helping Us Push Ourselves To Improve At Our Own Pace
What is your favorite/least favorite CF exercise/lift?
Favorite Is Hard: Maybe (Squat) Clean And Jerk Or Rowing. Least Favorite: Wall Balls For Sure
What CF goals are you working towards?
5 Strict Pull Ups
Tell us something others may not know about you.
I Was Assistant Coach To My High School’s Girl Soccer Team For One Year Because None Of The Teachers Would Do It (I Assume), I Knew The Head Coach Well, And Hanging Around 30 Of My Female Classmates Every Day After School Seemed Like A Good Idea.
What is your local favorite place to go?
Who is or has been your biggest role model or inspiration?
In Terms Of The Gym, All The People Who Drag Themselves In Early In The Morning – Especially The Coaches. In Life, My Parents – As Cheesy As That Is.
What is your favorite quote?
I Don’t Really Have One. Here’s A Fun One I Came Across Recently Though: “If A Equals Success, Then The Formula Is A Equals X Plus Y And Z, With X Being Work, Y Play, And Z Keeping Your Mouth Shut.” Albert Einstein
Provide some advice for athletes new to CrossFit 88:
Be Engaged: The Coaches And People Are Great And Supportive And The Best Part About CF88 That Makes It Different From Just Going To A Gym On Your Own. Also, Keep Going, Working Out, And Having Fun.