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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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March’s Athlete of the Month

Name: Kala Fryman   Age: 30   Occupation: Senior Evaluator of international education credentials   Length of Time CrossFitting:  I’ve officially been CrossFitting since 2014; however I took a couple of lengthy breaks from CrossFit while in between gyms.   Favorite Lift/Movement and… Read more »

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