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Success Stories

Lindsay Smithberger

CFDer Since June 2014 We welcome Lindsay Smithberger, our new Athlete Relations Manager, to CFD!  A veteran CF athlete, read about her own fitness story in her own words. “My name is Lindsay and I am the new girl at CFD!  I am looking forward to helping recognize more and more o
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Paul Krellwitz

Member Since May 2011 When did you start CrossFit?  Started with Bootcamp in May 2011.  I started Foundations and regular workouts in September of 2011. What has been your favorite workout so far?  Fight Gone Bad 6. It’s the first one I’ve done, but it was awesome and I really like wh
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Susie and Brent

Members Since March 2011 What has been your favorite workout so far?  Susie: Amazing Grace/Barbells for Boobs without a doubt. It was an important cause for me personally, and I like the Clean and Jerk. Brent: I don’t have a favorite, but I do like workouts that are short and in
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Melinda’s Story

Last year, I thought barbells for boobs was just another fundraising event that would give the boys a good chuckle. I didn’t really pay attention to the cause; breast cancer blah blah blah. This year, the event has my full attention. This year I will participate as a survivor. I
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Tracey O’Connell

Member Since September 2009 What has been your favorite workout so far?  I don’t have a “favorite workout”. My goals for the workout are: Show up. Complete the workout. Don’t get hurt. I guess I consider any workout where I can meet these three goals a success!
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Karl Linger

Member Since September 2010 (In Karl’s own words…) A little over a year and a half ago as I sat on the couch after dinner my beautiful wife reminded me the garbage needed to be taken up to the road for pick up.  I took off down the driveway and walked the big can with whee
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Jess Cruger

Member Since June 2011 What made you want to give CrossFit a try?  In order to stick to a fitness program I need to do something with variation, yelling, camaraderie and encouragement. Something that helps me see change and feel good. A place with knowledgeable, like minded people who
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Craig and Michelle McClain

Members Since August 2010 What has been your favorite workout so far?  Michelle: Anything with sledge hammers in it. I don’t know why exactly, but I connect to them in a very primal way. Craig: “Colin”, although the last and only time I did it I only finished 5 rounds.  So
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Anne Abney

Member Since August 2011 What were you doing for exercise before CrossFit?  Before CrossFit, I mainly rode my bicycle about 40 miles a week and felt pretty directionless as far as how I was supposed to “get in shape”. How would you describe your previous athletic backgroun
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