Athlete of the Month

Christian Schramm

About two years ago I was doing f45 training and was looking for something with a little heavier weights and a little competition. There is only one Crossfit box around our hometown so I decided to give it a try and was immediately hooked!  If I never had to do...

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December Athlete of the Month: Mark Smith

How I was introduced to CrossFit:  I was first introduced to CrossFit by a friend of mine’s wife who is a CrossFit coach, and after watching the CrossFit Games I thought it looked like something I’d really enjoy.  If I never had to do this one exercise ever...

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Don “Quatro” Baker

How I was introduced to CrossFit:  Rueben Bravo introduced me to Bear Canyon Crossfit when we competed in the 2018 Samson Truck Pull. If I never had to do this one exercise ever again, I would be awesome: Overhead Squats If I had to makeup my own WOD, it would...

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Tim Gillum is the AOTM

How I was introduced to CrossFit:   Tell us a little about yourself (family, job, hobbies, etc) : If I never had to do this one exercise ever again, It would be awesome:   If I had to makeup my own WOD, it would be:  My favorite cheat meal/food...

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Audra Rees

I was first introduced to CrossFit while part of a fitness group in college. I was a fan of the variety of workouts and the balance between movements that made me want to crawl in a hole and cry and others that only warrant shedding a tear or two. I had to take a...

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Sydney McCallister

How I was introduced to CrossFit: My brother Kyle knew Mark Travis and when I saw Mark at a baseball game he asked if I wanted to come check it out. I am the second oldest of four. I have two brothers, Kyle and Tyler and one sister Halli who married her husband Mikey....

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Sean Bell

How I was introduced to CrossFit: A friend showed me a picture of one of his crossfit workouts and he was doing a Farmer’s Carry and looked yoked…I thought: I want to look like that.  I still don’t look like that, but I aspire.   If I never had to do this one exercise...

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October 2018 AOTM: Samantha Jaramillo

I am new to living in Albuquerque, I’ve been here just a little over a year. I moved here from little old Las Cruces. I am a wife to Matthew Jaramillo and mother to three pretty little ladies...ZyAnna, Maddison and Sammie! I worked with Dona Ana County before moving...

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September 2018 Athlete of the Month: Shanda

How I was introduced to CrossFit: A friend that I do personal training with said that I’d love it because of my love for lifting weights.  If I never had to do this one exercise ever again, It would be awesome: Running! I hate running more than anything...

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August 2018: Terra Mcdermott

I'm a 'non-working' dental hygienist with with a fabulous husband and two wild boys who are by far my greatest joy and accomplishment.  Staying at home with them and being a homemaker has always been my ideal life...with some traveling, baking, friends, and...

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July 2018: Stewart and Brittany Anderson

Britt:  I started CrossFit 6 years ago after watching my hubby do it for a year.  I was pregnant during that time and was watching him getting fit while I was getting fat ( ; I was always a runner and didn’t think I needed anything else (let’s all laugh...

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Athlete of the Month June 2018: Edward Baswell

Intro to CrossFit: Around 2006, after I retired from the USAF, I started doing contract work in Iraq and Afghanistan. We were just starting to learn about CrossFit. We would go to the CrossFit website, watch the videos, and try and replicate the WODs. The...

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May 2018 Athlete of the Month: Vanessa Lacardie

How I was introduced to CrossFit:  Some old friends got me into it and I’m super grateful that they pushed me past the first couple of horrible months where I hated CrossFit, because now I’m in love with it. If I never had to do this one exercise ever again,...

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April 2018 Athlete of the Month: Stephanie Pier

How I was introduced to CrossFit: I’ve always been involved in athletics and fitness. I watched some of the 2015 Crossfit Games on TV and was really intrigued. In the fall of 2015 they opened a crossfit facility at my place of work so I took a class and was...

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Christian Schramm

About two years ago I was doing f45 training and was looking for something with a little heavier weights and a little competition. There is only one Crossfit box around our hometown so I decided to give it a try and was immediately hooked!  If I never had to do...

December Athlete of the Month: Mark Smith

How I was introduced to CrossFit:  I was first introduced to CrossFit by a friend of mine’s wife who is a CrossFit coach, and after watching the CrossFit Games I thought it looked like something I’d really enjoy.  If I never had to do this one exercise ever...

Don “Quatro” Baker

How I was introduced to CrossFit:  Rueben Bravo introduced me to Bear Canyon Crossfit when we competed in the 2018 Samson Truck Pull. If I never had to do this one exercise ever again, I would be awesome: Overhead Squats If I had to makeup my own WOD, it would...

Tim Gillum is the AOTM

How I was introduced to CrossFit:   Tell us a little about yourself (family, job, hobbies, etc) : If I never had to do this one exercise ever again, It would be awesome:   If I had to makeup my own WOD, it would be:  My favorite cheat meal/food...

Audra Rees

I was first introduced to CrossFit while part of a fitness group in college. I was a fan of the variety of workouts and the balance between movements that made me want to crawl in a hole and cry and others that only warrant shedding a tear or two. I had to take a...

Sydney McCallister

How I was introduced to CrossFit: My brother Kyle knew Mark Travis and when I saw Mark at a baseball game he asked if I wanted to come check it out. I am the second oldest of four. I have two brothers, Kyle and Tyler and one sister Halli who married her husband Mikey....

Sean Bell

How I was introduced to CrossFit: A friend showed me a picture of one of his crossfit workouts and he was doing a Farmer’s Carry and looked yoked…I thought: I want to look like that.  I still don’t look like that, but I aspire.   If I never had to do this one exercise...