ATHLETE OF THE MONTH

August 2022

Matthew Bunkes success story

Matthew Bunke

Favorite WOD: CrossFit Open 21.3 (for time) 15 front squats 30 toes-to-bars 15 thrusters Then, rest 1 minute before continuing with: 15 front squats 30 chest-to-bar pull-ups 15 thrusters Then, rest 1 minute before continuing with: 15 front squats...

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July 2022

Anna Colberts success story

Anna Colbert

Favorite WOD: Blue Hen Least Favorite WOD: My least favorite WODs are anything with burpees and running, but I always feel accomplished when I show up and complete those workouts. Tell us about your sports & fitness background: I danced for 16 y...

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June 2022

Juan Martinezs success story

Juan Martinez

Favorite WOD: Anything with a barbell Least Favorite WOD: Anything with Burpees & running. Mobility/Accessory Work IYKYK. Tell us about your sports &  fitness background: Wrestled in high school Sophomore & Junior Year. How did you...

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May 2022

Caitlin Quinns success story

Caitlin Quinn

Favorite WOD: Anything involving handstand walks or dumbbell snatches Least Favorite WOD: Anything with the bike Tell us about your sports & fitness background: When I was younger I tried pretty much every sport. I have been playing field hocke...

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April 2022

Bud Garretts success story

Bud Garrett

Hometown: Unionville Favorite WOD: Bar Muscle Ups Least Favorite WOD: Deadlifts Tell us about your sports & fitness background:  I played sports only until high school. After that, I lifted here and there in my twenties, ran in my thirtie...

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March 2022

Linda Browns success story

Linda Brown

Hometown: Village of Springdell, PA Age: 52 When did you first start training at CFKSQ? I believe the fall of 2019 Favorite WOD: I enjoy a good cardio WOD and deadlifts!! Least Favorite WOD: Anything with thrusters or overhead squats. Tell ...

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February 2022

Trish Leachs success story

Trish Leach

Hometown: Oxford, Pa Age: 27 When did you first start training at CFKSQ? March 2020- about 4 days into the pandemic. Favorite WOD: I love a good cardio or chipper workout Least Favorite WOD: Kelly is what sticks out in my mind – although it ...

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January 2022

Neeraj Battas success story

Neeraj Batta

Hometown: Kennett Sq, PA Age: 44 Occupation: Business Owner – Engineering Consulting When did you first start training at CFKSQ? April 2018 Favorite WOD: Anything with intervals.  I love idea of pushing very hard and then getting a breath t...

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December 2021

Casey Wrens success story

Casey Wren

Hometown: Lansdowne, PA  Age: 35 When did you first start training at CFKSQ? 2016 Favorite WOD: Anything that involves the erg/rower.  As a taller person, this is one of the few things I excel at in Crossfit and enjoy seeing in WODs. Least F...

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November 2021

Alyse Jungs success story

Alyse Jung

Hometown: West Chester, PA (but born in NJ!) Age: 27 When did you first start training at CFKSQ? October 2019! Favorite WOD: The Open 21.1 and any 20+ minute workout Least Favorite WOD: 400m walking lunges Tell us...

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October 2021

Scott Browns success story

Scott Brown

Hometown: Hockessin, DE Age: 45 When did you first start training at CFKSQ?  Summer 2019 Favorite WOD: All Holiday WODs. I don’t have one favorite, though.  They all suck, but I look forward to the long and gritty workouts. Least Favorite...

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September 2021

Bob Harrisons success story

Bob Harrison

Age: 48 When did you first start training at CFKSQ? February of 2016 Favorite WOD: any chipper Least Favorite WOD: Handstand push-ups and overhead squats Tell us about your sports & fitness background: When I was a child I played football,...

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August 2021

Kelly Rubincans success story

Kelly Rubincan

Hometown: Wilmington, Delaware  Age: 42 When did you first start training at CFKSQ? 2016 Favorite WOD: I don’t really have a favorite, they all challenge me in different ways and the ones that look easy are usually not. I prefer longer AMR...

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July 2021

Damion Hams success story

Damion Ham

Hometown: Oxford PA, born and raised. Age: 39. Wow, that hurt. When did you first start CrossFit? April 4, 2017. Favorite WOD: I truly don't have one. They all suck, but that's why you're here. I do like box jumps and running. I feel like these a...

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June 2021

Maureen Fishers success story

Maureen Fisher

Hometown: Croydon, Pennsylvania then moved to Oxford, Pennsylvania as a teen Age: 45 Occupation: I have been a Registered Nurse for almost 25 years! When did you first start training at CFKSQ? February 2018 Favorite WOD: I love deadlifts! L...

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May 2021

Haley Reddens success story

Haley Redden

Hometown: Kennett Square Age: 24 Occupation: Grad Student & Nanny When did you first start training at CFKSQ? I started the summer of 2017 but would only come in the summers through college. I moved back to the area in March 2020 and have ...

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April 2021

Ryan Wests success story

Ryan West

Hometown: Berlin, MD  Age: 33 Favorite WOD: Maxing out any barbell movement or a short/sprint style WOD Least Favorite WOD: Burpees are my nemesis Tell us about your sports & fitness background:  I played sports competitively most of my ...

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March 2021

Sydney Brutschers success story

Sydney Brutscher

Hometown: Kennett Age: 15 When did you first start training at CFKSQ? 2017 Favorite WOD: Murph or 12 days of fitness Least Favorite WOD: Any WOD with biking Tell us about your sports & fitness background: From when I was really young, I...

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February 2021

Liane Veenemas success story

Liane Veenema

Hometown: Originally Seattle area, now Avondale PA Age: 36 Occupation: Nonprofit fundraising When did you first start training at CFKSQ? Spring 2019 Favorite WOD: 12 Days of Christmas Barbell or anything with cleans and rowing Least Favorit...

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January 2021

John Allens success story

John Allen

Hometown: Kennett Square Age: 49 When did you first start training at CFKSQ? I started in the winter of 2015 but not seriously. I took a 2-year sabbatical from 2017 to September 2019 by working out on the couch. September 2019 is when I caught the ...

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December 2020

Bailey Pappass success story

Bailey Pappas

Hometown:  Recently moved to Outer Banks, NC.  Formerly, Cochranville, PA. Age:  21 When did you first start training at CFKSQ?  February 2019 Favorite WOD:  I have fun with workouts that I can do jumping bar muscle ups Least Favorite WOD...

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November 2020

Yovany Vazquezs success story

Yovany Vazquez

Hometown: Moroleon Guanajuato, Mexico Age: 24 Occupation: Welder When did you first start training at CFKSQ? September 22nd, 2019 Favorite WOD: Anything with Deadlifts, especially chippers Least Favorite WOD: Whatever has Thrusters in it. ...

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October 2020

Alessandra Fuscos success story

Alessandra Fusco

Hometown: Formia, Italy (town by the sea between Rome and Naples….closer to Naples) Age: 31 When did you first start training at CFKSQ? August 2019 Favorite WOD: I know it might sound crazy…but probably Holleyman Least Favorite WOD: whatev...

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September 2020

Leslie Bensons success story

Leslie Benson

Hometown: Bronx, New York Age: 49 When did you first start training at CFKSQ? Summer 2017 Favorite WOD: Anything with deadlifts or double unders (I have rearranged my schedule to get to class on deadlift day), or longer WODs with different equipm...

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August 2020

Christina McElroys success story

Christina McElroy

Hometown: West Chester, PA Age:  50 Favorite WOD: Partner Workouts Least Favorite WOD: Any workout with the Assault Bike Tell us about your sports & fitness background:  I have always belonged to a gym and I occasionally run a 5K with my...

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