2015

December 2015

The John Arasim Sr. Award December 2015 Awarded to: Nikki Pulido When/Why did you start CrossFit? I think 2012… I know had been coming for just a few months when I found out I was pregnant with my first son. I can’t even remember what called me to this particular gym. I didn’t know a single person. …

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November 2015

The John Arasim Sr. Award November 2015 Awarded to: Paul Wissmueller When/Why did you start CrossFit? In August 2014 I caught a replay of 2014 CrossFit Games on TV and thought this looks pretty fun. It reminded me of some of the WOD’s we did while I was in the Navy during the Gulf War. Soon after …

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October 2015

The John Arasim Sr. Award October 2015 Awarded to: Tracey Hrubiak When/Why did you start CrossFit? Almost 3 years ago, Jeff nicely “paid me back” with personal training sessions as an anniversary gift with a CF coach. I was way OUT of my comfort zone having never stepped into a gym, other than Curves and Jazzercise. The …

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September 2015

The John Arasim Sr. Award September 2015 Awarded to: Shadi Jammoul When/Why did you start CrossFit?I started CF Summer 2013 because I was 130 pounds but somehow had a little gut from a college diet consisting of beer and cafeteria food. How has CrossFit changed you?CrossFit has allowed me to not give a shit about what people …

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August 2015

The John Arasim Sr. Award August 2015 Awarded to: Sarah Szuba When/Why did you start CrossFit? I started CrossFit in November of 2014. I asked Maddy to take me with her one day to try a workout and I’ve been coming ever since!I started CrossFit because I was really drawn to the fact that CrossFit actually celebrates …

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July 2015

The John Arasim Sr. Award July 2015 Awarded to: Teddy Bachakes When/Why did you start CrossFit? I did my first baseline WOD in Oct. 2013 at Hyperfit in Ann Arbor and I threw up because I’ve never pushed myself that hard. The reason why I began crossfit is because I wanted to do something different. I …

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June 2015

The John Arasim Sr. Award June 2015 Awarded to: Heather Champagne When/Why did you start CrossFit? I started CrossFit in September of 2014. I needed to get myself in shape and wanted a change from the boring exercises I was forcing myself to do at home and getting nowhere! I heard CrossFit was intense, not boring, …

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May 2015

The John Arasim Sr. Award May 2015 Awarded to: Ed McIntosh When/Why did you start CrossFit? I started CrossFit in September 2012. I got involved with CrossFit because of my son Matt and his wife Kelly they had been involved with CrossFit for a couple years they really enjoyed it and they were getting very healthy. …

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April 2015

The‘John ARASIm Sr.’ Award April2015 Awarded to: Chris Connolly When/Why did you start CrossFit? My first on-ramp at CFLT was on June 15th, 2012. I joined CFLT because I used to drive by Amelia all of the time, see the CFLT-ers out there working hard and say to myself “Self, I am a lazy fat-ass”. How has …

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March 2015

The John Arasim Sr. Award March 2015 Awarded to: Tricia Cooney When/Why did you start CrossFit? I started CrossFit about 4 years ago and it was because Kelly McIntosh would not stop bugging me to come in. So I came in on a day they were having a fun competition and they were all screaming and …

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