Tell us a little about yourself and family- Hobbies, interests, where you grew up, occupation, etc.
I am a born and raised Oregonian, married with two teenagers, three horses and two dogs. I grew up in Sandy Oregon and attended Oregon State University. I run an excavation business with my husband and I just returned to Linfield to pursue a nursing degree.
How did you hear about BCF and what made you want to join?
I heard about BCF through my cousin. I joined because I love the people here and the challenge of the workouts.
What motivates you to come to the box week after week?
The laughs and camaraderie of the 6 AM class. Not to mention the shenanigans!
* Also I have FOMO *
What are your goals? Personal, professional, and/or athletic?
I like to challenge myself and look for ways to improve in all areas of my life.
What is your favorite lift, movement or WOD? Least Favorite?
I love bench press and squats and my favorite WOD so far has been the Murph with Erika.
My least favorite is the dreaded snatch!
What is your proudest CF moment?
Having both of my kids join me at BCF.
What is one tip you would give someone who is interested in CrossFit or new to CrossFit?
Don't be intimidated by Crossfit and NEVER compare yourself to someone else.
Biggest impact CrossFit has made in your life?
Crossfit has helped me manage the stress and anxiety of the past year.
"A HUGE thank you to the Exlines for persevering through the past year(+) and giving all of the members a positive outlet and connection."