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April Athletes of the Month

Congrats to the Husband and Wife team, Wade and Juliana Smith, on being April’s Athletes of the Month! Please read their stories below.

Name: Juliana Smith

Age: 32

Hometown: Brasilia, Brazil

How long have you been CrossFitting? Almost 4 Years

What is your favorite WOD/Exercise? Filthy Fifty, believe it or not! It’s brutal but I like the variety. I also really enjoy doing gymnastics stuff.

What is your least favorite WOD/Exercise? Burpees and thrusters

What is your previous workout/athletic background? I’ve always played sports, but my favourite ones are Tennis, Volleyball […]

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March Athletes of the Month

Congrats to Renata Kecskes and Sebastian Mirbel on being March’s Athletes of the Month! Please read their stories below.

 

Name: Renata Kecskes

Age:35

Hometown: Vac, Hungary

How long have you been CrossFitting? Since you opened the door Hey on that note: I’ve been waiting to be the “Athlete of the month” for almost a decade!!!! LOL

What is your favorite WOD/Exercise? Everything involving squats. My legs are pretty strong and I am flexible too so obviously I would vouch for something that makes me “rise […]

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February Athlete’s of the Month: Debs and Tim

Congrats to Husband and Wife duo, Tim and Deborah Baildam on being February’s Athletes of the Month! Please read their stories below.

 

Name: Deborah Baildam

Age: 28

Hometown: London, England

How long have you been CrossFitting? 1 year and 20 days!

What is your favorite WOD/Exercise? I like the chipper workouts, power cleans, push ups and pull ups.

What is your least favorite WOD/Exercise?Running, rowing and snatches!

What is your previous workout/athletic background? Hmmm nothing worth mentioning! I went through phases of going to the gym and ‘working out’ but since joining CrossFit I […]

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January Athlete’s of the Month: Sophia and Kevin

Congrats to Sophia Dilbert and Kevin Morales on being January’s Athletes of the Month! Please read their stories below.

 

Name: Sophia Dilbert

Age: I’m 45- one month shy of 46 :), and I have two incredible sons who entertain me and drive me a bit bonkers quite regularly.

Hometown:  South Sound

How long have you been CrossFitting?  I’ve been doing CrossFit for about 3 years

What is your favorite WOD/Exercise? Quite honestly anything that involves endurance – but if I had to choose a benchmark WOD […]

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December Athlete’s of the Month: Mel and Andrew

Congrats to Mel Shulman and Andrew Mathias on being December’s Athletes of the Month! Please read their stories below.

 

Name: Melanie Shulman

Age: Irrelevant

Hometown: Calgary, Alberta, Canada & New York City

How long have you been CrossFitting? 1.5 years total. My very first CF experience was with CrossFit Cayman! Moved off island & did other fitness activities. But when I came back to the island 4 months ago, CrossFit Cayman was first on my list!

What is your favorite WOD/Exercise? Tabata. AMRAPS. Clean & Jerks. Double Unders (now that […]

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November’s Athletes of the Month: Mora and Brooke

Congrats to Mother and Daughter, Mora Goddard and Brooke Parchment, on being November’s Athletes of the Month! Please read their stories below.

 

Name:  Mora Goddard

Age: 45

Hometown: Langley, British Columbia

How long have you been CrossFitting?  2 ½ years

What is your favorite WOD/Exercise?  Believe it or not, it’s Fran!  Most people cringe when they see this workout because of the intensity of it, however, that is what I love most about it!

What is your least favorite WOD/Exercise?  Anything involving a squat snatch.

What is your previous workout/athletic background? I have […]

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October’s Athletes of the Month: Aaron and Tara

Congrats to our brother/sister duo, Aaron and Tara Bernardo, on being October’s Athletes of the Month! Please read their stories below.

 

Name:  Aaron Bernardo

Age: 32

Hometown: Hamilton, Bermuda

How long have you been CrossFitting?  Roughly 2 ½ years.

What is your favorite WOD/Exercise? Honestly I love everything about CrossFit, the more challenging the WOD the better but if I had to choose I guess I would say chippers (Filthy 50) or anything that involves body weight or gymnastics (handstand push-ups, muscle ups, pull-ups) and running.

What is your least […]

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September’s Athletes of the Month: Michael & Mary-Ellen

Congratulations to our September Athletes of the Month: Michael & Mary-Ellen!

Michael Carnahan

Name:  Michael

Age:  55

Hometown:  St. Albert, Alberta, Canada

How long have you been CrossFitting?  8 months

What is your favorite WOD/Exercise?  My preferred workout is short and intense:  Tabata or Fight Gone Bad style.

What is your least favorite WOD/Exercise?  Long chippers like Filthy Fifty.  I’m not crazy about large volumes of push-ups or pull-ups as they are my weaknesses.

What is your previous workout/athletic background?   I enjoy windsurfing, paddleboarding, volleyball, skiing, tennis, yoga, but […]

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Then & Now: Vincent Baker

Then
Now

We all come from somewhere. Meaning, we all have our own beginning, our own starting point that got us to the place we are today, especially when it comes to our journey in health and fitness. It is too true that society constantly flashes advertisements of ‘quick fixes’ or ‘easy dieting’ that guarantees us to achieve our desired goals within a matter of weeks, sometimes days. But the actual truth that no one desires to hear and accept […]

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August’s Athletes of the Month: Craig Morgan and Karmen Berube

Congratulations to Craig and Karmen! 

Karmen Berube
Name: Karmen BerubeAge: 40Hometown: Red Deer, Alberta, CanadaHow long have you been CrossFitting? Almost 4 years What is your favorite WOD/Exercise? Anything with deadlifts or cleans. What is your least favorite WOD/Exercise? 16.5 which was 14.5 (seemingly never-ending thrusters and burpees over the bar) What is your previous workout/athletic background? I have skied since I was a young child, briefly tried Taekwondo, briefly tried kickboxing, went to a typical gym on and off, and I golf. What was your first […]

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