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April Athlete of the Month – Justin Cardwell

What brought you to CrossFit? At the time I was living next door to Kevin and Leslie Bunn, I think one day while introducing myself they offered to let me workout with them. Anyone that knows well knows that I’ll always try anything new, especially if it keeps me active. Eventually we started doing workouts …
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March Athlete of the Month – Jaden Bailey

What brought you to CrossFit?  I played soccer at U of A (Bear Down) and was trying to find a way to stay in shape during summer break. I came across CrossFit and immediately fell in love! Once I graduated two years ago I knew I needed something to keep me active. I started training …
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February Athlete of the Month – Molly Mehan

1. What brought you to CrossFit? My husband tried to convince me to join CrossFit with him when we first started dating but I was completely against it! I was really into running and cycling classes, but barely did any lifting. During a Saturday morning cycling class, I had the realization that I hadn’t seen much progress …
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October 2018 Athlete of the Month – Jon Elmore

1. What brought you to CrossFit? I was friends with one of the coaches at the time, Carlos Villalpando. For several years Carlos had said that if I was ever interested and wanted to try CrossFit to let him know. I thought about this off and on and resisted for quite some time. However, I …
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September 2018 Athlete of the Month – Carrie White

1. What brought you to CrossFit? I was an intern with the City of Bloomington’s Wellness Coordinator when I was putting together a health fair for city employees. Jesse from The Body Compound called to tell me all about the very first CrossFit gym in Bloomington-Normal, IL. He explained how I HAD to have them …
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August 2018 Athlete of the Month – Daryl Miller

1. What brought you to CrossFit? We started doing Crossfit at the fire station about ten years ago. We found the high intensity and functional movements were perfect training for fighting fires. We eventually got rid of the leg extension and peck deck machines, and replaced them with pull up bars, kettle bells, and bumper …
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