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Name: Sarah Ray   Age: 52 Occupation: Family and all that entails   Which class do you usually attend? The best! 9:30   Favorite WOD: Anything that does not include the bike! On a strong day, a good mix of running, box jumps, burpees, russian twists.   Favorite Lift: Back squat.   How long have you been CrossFitting? : 7 months   What keeps you coming back?: Continuing to maintain mobility, strength, stamina. I’ve suffered with joint pain and inflammation since my mid-30’s. In 2011, I was diagnosed w/ Fibromyalgia. Walking stairs, even blow drying my hair, became intensely fatiguing....

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Name: Charles Thomas Gast Age: 27 Occupation: Engineer at AWNC Which class do you usually attend?I usually attend night classes either 6:30 or 7:30. Based upon my schedule those work for me best. Favorite WOD: There are so many of them, but the one that hits home for me is Murph. That WOD and other Hero WODs alike mean so much to me. After serving 5 years active duty in the Marine Corps, fighting is all I know. To push yourself beyond limits by give everything you got and then some. I’m constantly reminded of my brothers who didn’t return...

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Name: Rachael Fehl Age: 32 Occupation: Human Resources  Which class do you usually attend?  5:30pm  Favorite WOD: Any WOD with running or burpees. Both rotate as my arch nemesis and I like the challenge of trying to master them. Favorite Lift: Clean and Jerk because jerk days are fun!  How long have you been CrossFitting? : May 2017 What keeps you coming back?: The amazing people, encouraging coaches, and the structure and variety of the workouts. How did you find CrossFit? : My coworker Kristin and I used to be commonly confused for one another. She found CrossFit and we...

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Name: Kim Mayes Age: 45 Occupation: Dance Teacher and Cake Decorator Which class do you usually attend? 6am Favorite WOD: Labor Day, 2017 Favorite Lift: Dead Lift How long have you been CrossFitting? : May 2017 What keeps you coming back?: Hands down, the people and the atmosphere at CFA. How did you find CrossFit? : Donna Rodriguez How did you end up at CrossFit Aestus:I was not using my previous gym membership, and looking for something new, in a more supportive, challenging environment. What is your athletic background? :As a child, I successfully scored a goal for an opposing...

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Name: Allen King Age: 40 Occupation: US Army First Sergeant (Blackhawk Crewchief/Mechanic) Which class do you usually attend?1830 on at Vulture Crossfit, Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan Favorite WOD:Any intense and fast paced AMRAP with exercises that hit many muscle groups. Favorite Lift:Pull ups! My goal is to complete a muscle up before leaving Afghanistan in late October. How long have you been CrossFitting?December 2016 What keeps you coming back?The results of persistence. How did you find CrossFit?My Son, Corbin, began Crossfit as a supplement to his already stellar competitive swimming lifestyle. My wife, Allison, followed suit and they both would rave...

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