Athlete of the Month

November 2017: Jake Schwyzer

How I was introduced to CrossFit:   A group of friends had been going to Black Box for about a year and I finally caved.  Could barely hold myself up on a couple of boxes and was so sore that sleeping was a challenge!!  Haven’t stopped...

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October Athlete of the Month: Justine McDaniel

How I was introduced to CrossFit:  Dylan McGuire introduced me to Crossfit almost 5 years ago If I never had to do this one exercise ever again, I would be stoked:  I could think of several, but if I had to pick only one it would be sumo deadlift high pulls....

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April Hawkes: September Athlete of the Month

How I was introduced to CrossFit:   I was competing as a powerlifter and met some crossfit athletes who introduced me to crossfit.  If I never had to do this one exercise ever again, I would be stoked: Snatch is my least favorite move If I had to makeup...

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August:Athlete of the Month, Yesenia “Yese” Mendoza

Tell is a little about yourself:  I love any outdoors activities ( hiking, camping, bike riding, etc)Also, I like to go to the movies and travel.  My proudest accomplishment is:  Finally Double under. I can now string together a few double under in row....

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July: Holly Dockstader

How I was introduced to Bear Canyon CrossFit- HIIT Class: The lovely Christy Roukema introduced me to the HIIT Class at Bear Canyon CrossFit If I never had to do this one exercise ever again, I would be stoked: If I never had to ride the Airdyne (with Amy watching my...

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Jon and Megan Bender

Jon: How I was introduced to CrossFit: I first tried Crossfit in Afghanistan. My XO and I would find crossfit workouts online, replace the movements we were terrible at (Snatches/Overhead Squats), and do the workouts in the 100+ degree heat.  After I got...

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May Athlete of the Month: Trent Johnston

How I was introduced to CrossFit: My wife, Samantha JohnstonIf I never had to do this one exercise ever again, I would be stoked: Double Unders If I had to makeup my own WOD, it would be: Anything with Kettlebells and Toes to Bar Tell us a little...

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April 2017 Athlete of the Month: Ryan Sanders

How I was introduced to Crossfit: I started cross training 17 years ago at UNM before Crossfit was trademarked. At that time, there were no open-to-the-public gyms with the equipment and the trainers needed to allow an olympic lifting/HIIT/gymnastics/calisthenics...

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MARCH ATHLETE OF THE MONTH- MARK EYTCHESON

How I was introduced to CrossFit: My wife saw how much I disliked going to the regular gym and got me a groupon for a crosfit gym because she thought I'd really like it.  She was right (as always)!If I never had to do this one exercise ever again, I would be...

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Madyson Ramkowsky: February Athlete of the Month

How I was introduced to CrossFit: I was introduced to crossfire through a softball coach who did crossfit. If I never had to do this one exercise ever again, I would be stoked: burpees If I had to makeup my own WOD, it would be: AMRAP consisting of...

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Sarah Hoverson- January Athlete of the Month

When did you start at BCCF ? November 2015 Why did you choose BCCF ? I knew Mark through a friend; I came to check it out one day and loved how big and clean it was, and everyone was so nice and inviting, which was so different from traditional gyms. What do...

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March 2018 Athlete of the Month: Kayla Minser

How I was introduced to CrossFit:  I started CrossFit when I was living in Indiana attending grad school. I realized that I needed a change in my routine and needed to get healthier. I had a friend back home who had suggested I try CrossFit, so I went to the...

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February 2018 Athletes of the Month: Peter and Christy

CHRISTY: How I was introduced to HIIT/Crossfit: Pete had been crossfitting for a few years and I had zero interest in it.  One day he told me about a new class, XY, and they were offering a free trial week.  I decided to try it.  That was my first time...

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January 2018 Athlete of the Month: Andrew Robinson

How I was introduced to CrossFit: My wife and I tried Cantina CrossFit many years ago (back when they were next to Papa Murphy’s) to see what it was all about. Didn’t click with us and we threw in the towel after a week or two. Fast forward to this past summer, I was...

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December Athletes of the Month:

Marcus and Anahi Cordova Marcus How I was introduced to CrossFit:  I was introduced to CrossFit by trying a groupon 3 years ago. I was going to the gym daily with Anahi but wanted to try a different way to train.  If I never had to do this one exercise ever...

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November 2017: Jake Schwyzer

How I was introduced to CrossFit:   A group of friends had been going to Black Box for about a year and I finally caved.  Could barely hold myself up on a couple of boxes and was so sore that sleeping was a challenge!!  Haven’t stopped...

read more

October Athlete of the Month: Justine McDaniel

How I was introduced to CrossFit:  Dylan McGuire introduced me to Crossfit almost 5 years ago If I never had to do this one exercise ever again, I would be stoked:  I could think of several, but if I had to pick only one it would be sumo deadlift high pulls....

read more

April Hawkes: September Athlete of the Month

How I was introduced to CrossFit:   I was competing as a powerlifter and met some crossfit athletes who introduced me to crossfit.  If I never had to do this one exercise ever again, I would be stoked: Snatch is my least favorite move If I had to makeup...

read more

August:Athlete of the Month, Yesenia “Yese” Mendoza

Tell is a little about yourself:  I love any outdoors activities ( hiking, camping, bike riding, etc)Also, I like to go to the movies and travel.  My proudest accomplishment is:  Finally Double under. I can now string together a few double under in row....

read more

July: Holly Dockstader

How I was introduced to Bear Canyon CrossFit- HIIT Class: The lovely Christy Roukema introduced me to the HIIT Class at Bear Canyon CrossFit If I never had to do this one exercise ever again, I would be stoked: If I never had to ride the Airdyne (with Amy watching my...

read more

Jon and Megan Bender

Jon: How I was introduced to CrossFit: I first tried Crossfit in Afghanistan. My XO and I would find crossfit workouts online, replace the movements we were terrible at (Snatches/Overhead Squats), and do the workouts in the 100+ degree heat.  After I got...

read more

May Athlete of the Month: Trent Johnston

How I was introduced to CrossFit: My wife, Samantha JohnstonIf I never had to do this one exercise ever again, I would be stoked: Double Unders If I had to makeup my own WOD, it would be: Anything with Kettlebells and Toes to Bar Tell us a little...

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April 2017 Athlete of the Month: Ryan Sanders

How I was introduced to Crossfit: I started cross training 17 years ago at UNM before Crossfit was trademarked. At that time, there were no open-to-the-public gyms with the equipment and the trainers needed to allow an olympic lifting/HIIT/gymnastics/calisthenics...

read more

MARCH ATHLETE OF THE MONTH- MARK EYTCHESON

How I was introduced to CrossFit: My wife saw how much I disliked going to the regular gym and got me a groupon for a crosfit gym because she thought I'd really like it.  She was right (as always)!If I never had to do this one exercise ever again, I would be...

read more

Madyson Ramkowsky: February Athlete of the Month

How I was introduced to CrossFit: I was introduced to crossfire through a softball coach who did crossfit. If I never had to do this one exercise ever again, I would be stoked: burpees If I had to makeup my own WOD, it would be: AMRAP consisting of...

read more

Sarah Hoverson- January Athlete of the Month

When did you start at BCCF ? November 2015 Why did you choose BCCF ? I knew Mark through a friend; I came to check it out one day and loved how big and clean it was, and everyone was so nice and inviting, which was so different from traditional gyms. What do...

read more

March 2018 Athlete of the Month: Kayla Minser

How I was introduced to CrossFit:  I started CrossFit when I was living in Indiana attending grad school. I realized that I needed a change in my routine and needed to get healthier. I had a friend back home who had suggested I try CrossFit, so I went to the...

read more

February 2018 Athletes of the Month: Peter and Christy

CHRISTY: How I was introduced to HIIT/Crossfit: Pete had been crossfitting for a few years and I had zero interest in it.  One day he told me about a new class, XY, and they were offering a free trial week.  I decided to try it.  That was my first time...

read more