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January 2018 Athlete Of The Month

Name:  Angie Kable Age:  32 Occupation:  CMA Length of Time CrossFitting: 6.5 months Favorite Lift/Movement and Why? My favorite lift would have to be the snatch, it requires so much coordination as well as concentration and it feels like such an accomplishment when you do… Read more »

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December Athlete Of The Month

Name:  Mohammad Jafarnejad Age:  30 Occupation: Research Scientist at Hopkins Years CrossFitting: 3 months Favorite Lift and Why: Snatch – It is the hardest and most technical lift in my opinion. Snatch plays with the mind, body and soul (if… Read more »

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November Athlete of the Month

Name:  Margaret “Peggy” Beard Age:  is just a number…and that number is 40. Occupation:  RPSGT aka Sleep Tech Length of Time CrossFitting:  Off and on since 2013 – most recently – I would say about 1 year. Favorite Lift/Movement and Why? It’s a… Read more »

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October Athlete of the Month

Name:  Jenn Hoyt Age:  30 Occupation:  IT Project Manager Length of Time CrossFitting: 4 months Favorite Lift/Movement and Why? Snatches because it’s the most challenging for me and I feel strong with the bar overhead. Favorite Workout/Type of Workout and Why? Any EMOM, I like to… Read more »

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September Athlete Of The Month

Name:  Samira Jamalian Age:  29 Occupation:  Postdoctoral Research Fellow Length of Time CrossFitting: Officially 9 months (I started doing some CrossFit-type workouts about two years before joining CFB) Favorite Lift/Movement and Why? Anything involving barbells. Cleans, deadlifts, and front squats are my favorites these… Read more »

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August Athlete Of The Month

Name:  Michelle Steager Age:  38- for another week!!! Occupation:  Account Manager Length of Time CrossFitting: 10 months Favorite Lift/Movement and Why? My favorite movements are body weight movements.  I feel stronger and more confidante when I am working on those movements.  Anything from handstand… Read more »

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July’s Athlete of the Month

Name:  Patrick “PJ” Bean Age:  29 Occupation: Housing Specialist Length of Time CrossFitting: 6 months Favorite Lift/Movement and Why? Power Snatch because it takes a lot of technique and concentration Favorite Workout/Type of Workout and Why? 20 min AMRAPs because they are hard as f@^k… Read more »

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June’s Athlete Of The Month

Name:  Maria King                     Age:  36 Occupation:  Teacher Length of Time CrossFitting: 6 years Favorite Lift/Movement and Why?  Push press, push jerk and deadlifts. I feel the strongest when I am doing these lifts.  Favorite Workout/Type of Workout and Why?  I like workouts… Read more »

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May’s Athlete Of The Month

Name:  Rex Hendley Age:  41 Occupation:  Sr Systems Administrator Length of Time CrossFitting: About 5 months Favorite Lift/Movement and Why? I like most of the lifts, but my favorite lift would have to be the power snatch. The reason I like it is that I… Read more »

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April’s Athlete Of The Month

Name: Jeanne Ermer Age: 57 Occupation:  Computer Analysis/Programmer Length of Time CrossFitting:     4 years Favorite Lift/Movement and Why?  Power Clean/Dead Lift.  My legs are stronger and I can do them with a good technique. Favorite Workout/Type of Workout and Why?  I don’t know… Read more »

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