September Athlete of the Month - James Tietje

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Friday, September 01, 2017
  1. January Athlete of the Month - Jessica Julig-Weedman
    29 Jan, 2018
    January Athlete of the Month - Jessica Julig-Weedman
    1.TELL US ABOUT YOURSELF. I am 33 years old; I have been married for 7 years to my husband Eric, and have two children, Lincoln (5) and McKinley (4). I am a Family Nurse Practitioner at MCHS-Fairmont working in Family Medicine. I joined Fairmont Crossfit in December, 2015. 2. WHAT MADE YOU WANT TO START CROSSFIT? There are multiple reasons why I wanted to start, but many reasons why I waited a long time to start. I was looking for a way to become more active and find a way to meet people.
  2. November Athlete of the Month - Kevin Saari
    01 Nov, 2017
    November Athlete of the Month - Kevin Saari
    TELL US ABOUT YOURSELF: I live in Fairmont, with my wife and two kids. I work in Welcome. I have a dry sense of humor and all of my jokes are "dad jokes". WHAT MADE YOU WANT TO START CROSSFIT? I knew I needed to do something and I am married to a Founder. She made me do it. WHAT IS YOUR PROUDEST CROSSFIT MOMENT OR BEST CROSSFIT MEMORY? I am not sure if it was the 130 lb snatch or passing 200 lbs on a back squat. WHAT IS THE ONE TIP YOU WOULD GIVE SOMEONE CONSIDERING CROSSFIT OR NEW TO
  3. November Athlete of the Month - Stacie Hassing
    01 Nov, 2017
    November Athlete of the Month - Stacie Hassing
    Tell us about yourself. I was born and raised in Blue Earth and now live on a century farm in Easton, MN with my husband Shane. I’m a registered dietitian, a dog mom to Walter & Wilma and a full-time blogger at therealfoodrds.com which I co-founded in 2015. A few of my interests include coffee, CrossFit, running, spending time at my cabin, creating new recipes, time with friends & family, and the outdoors. What made you want to start CrossFit? The first time I joined a CrossFit gym was when I
  4. October Athlete of the Month - Becky Anderson
    01 Oct, 2017
    October Athlete of the Month - Becky Anderson
    TELL US ABOUT YOURSELF. I teach sixth-grade science at Blue Earth Area middle school. I've been married to my husband Bruce for 12 years and I have three wonderful stepchildren. WHAT MADE YOU WANT TO START CROSSFIT? I was looking for variety in my work outs with some heavy lifting and I was looking for something I didn't have to plan. WHAT IS YOUR PROUDEST CROSSFIT MOMENT OR BEST CROSSFIT MEMORY? I don't have one specific moment. When I complete the work out and I was able to do something
  5. September Athlete of the Month - Gina Zierke
    01 Sep, 2017
    September Athlete of the Month - Gina Zierke
    TELL US ABOUT YOURSELF: I live in Blue Earth. I am a pharmacist/owner of Blue Earth Drug and mother to 2 grown children-Delaney and Rena. WHAT MADE YOU WANT TO START CROSSFIT?  My daughter Delaney wanted to try Crossfit with me and I drug my feet about getting us signed up so she was going to go with Kasta! I decided I didn't want to miss out on spending this time with her since she'd soon go off to college. WHAT IS YOUR PROUDEST CROSSFIT MOMENT OR BEST CROSSFIT MEMORY?  There have been so
  6. August Athlete of the Month - Delaney Zierke
    01 Aug, 2017
    August Athlete of the Month - Delaney Zierke
    1. TELL US ABOUT YOURSELF. On any given day, I’ll either be doing one of three things. Crossfit, homework, or work. I’m currently a student at the University of Minnesota and a part time CNA at St. Luke’s Nursing Home. Because I’m always working or doing homework, life can become stressful pretty fast. But Crossfit is what keeps me sane! It’s so nice to go to the box after a long day and take it all out on the barbell. Crossfit has taught me that a positive attitude and a little hard work can
  7. August Athlete of the Month - Buzz Hanson
    01 Aug, 2017
    August Athlete of the Month - Buzz Hanson
    TELL US ABOUT YOURSELF: I am 70 years old and work at Seneca in Blue Earth.  I have been married for 49 years to my wife Pam, I have 3 children, and 7 grandchildren.   WHAT MADE YOU WANT TO START CROSSFIT? After hearing about the workouts, I wanted to CrossFit to help me become more flexible and balanced.    WHAT IS YOUR PROUDEST CROSSFIT MOMENT OR BEST CROSSFIT MEMORY? I'm proud of every WOD that I finish and every exercise that I can do.  WHAT IS THE ONE TIP YOU WOULD GIVE SOMEONE
  8. July Athlete of the Month - Jodi Grapler
    01 Jul, 2017
    July Athlete of the Month - Jodi Grapler
    Tell us about yourself:  I am a full-time daycare provider & also work at Kwik Trip on occasion.  I have 3 kids (Shawn 17, Kayla 12 & Aaron 11).  My husband & I have been together for nearly 20 years!  We finally became fur-parents just over 2 years ago! What made you want to start CrossFit?  Honestly, I wanted more time for JUST ME!  I was feeling like I was constantly doing things for others & never took consideration into my own needs.  I wanted better for myself both physically &
  9. July Athlete of the Month - Cooper Amundson
    01 Jul, 2017
    July Athlete of the Month - Cooper Amundson
    Tell us about yourself:  I'm 15yrs old. I will be a sophomore at BEA High School. What made you want to start CrossFit? My mom and crazy cousin Berit. What is your proudest or best CrossFit memory? 2016. I PR'd a 115# clean & jerk during the Granite Games online qualifier. What is the one tip you would give someone considering CrossFit or new to CrossFit? It sounds intimidating, but once you give it a try, you'll really like it. What impact has Fairmont CrossFit had on you in and out of the

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