September Athlete of the Month: Nicole Torres

September Athlete of the Month: Nicole Torres

When did you start CrossFit and why? I started CrossFit in the fall of 2010 while I was in college. A friend of mine was an Ironman who had just started doing CrossFit and knew I played on the softball team and needed to stay in shape in the off season so he asked me...
August Athlete of the Month: Sean McCarthy

August Athlete of the Month: Sean McCarthy

When did you start CrossFit and why? I am horrible with dates and times. I rarely know what days it is. I’d say about 4 years ago, give or take. SOBO opened up down the street and it was time for a change. What is your favorite movement? Rowing. What is your least...
Athlete Transformation: Mike Su

Athlete Transformation: Mike Su

When did you start CrossFit and why? Not too long ago I had a 40″ waist and weighed in at 225 pounds of which was 30% pure fat.  I needed to do something.  I hit up a global gym and tried to eat right.  This went on and off for several years with ZERO results....
Mom Spotlight: Jodi Barry

Mom Spotlight: Jodi Barry

When did you start CrossFit and why? I started May of 2016. Fitness is an interest my husband and I share, so it was a good way to spend time together. Also, I wanted to get into shape, and this took all the guesswork out of what I should do to achieve that –...
Mom Spotlight: Lori Franzella

Mom Spotlight: Lori Franzella

When did you start CrossFit and why? I began taking classes at Pennant in July 2016. I had been running exclusively for my workouts and was burned out. I had been talking about CrossFit with a couple of people and then Wendy Siet brought me to Pennant’s Open House and...
Mom Spotlight: Suzette Monteiro

Mom Spotlight: Suzette Monteiro

When did you start CrossFit and why?  I started CrossFit in January 2017 after I saw a Facebook post for a 6-week challenge.  I had dabbled in CrossFit off and on before, but never found a gym that worked for me for various reasons.  At the time I was running pretty...