Friday Nov 1, 2019

November Athlete of the Month: Sara D

Where are you from and where did you go to College?
Born in Toronto, and grew up in Waterloo.

Went to University of Waterloo for Fine Arts and Fanshawe College for Graphic Design

What is your favorite exercise/movement in CrossFit? Least favorite?
Most favorite: handstand walking

Least favorite: snatches

What is your biggest strength you are bringing to CrossFit Division?
My gymnastics background has given me an advantage with many of the gymnastics related movements


 What 3 words would your closest friends use to describe you?
Fun, Peaceful, Imaginative

What’s your favorite cheat food?
Chocolate

What are your hobbies outside of CrossFit?
Slacklining, juggling, yoga, watching sunsets, board games, spending time with my son

What motivates you to workout everyday?
Staying fit and feeling young

If you could program a WOD what would it be?
One of my favorite things about CrossFit is that I don’t have to. I can come in everyday to something different. Left up to me, I’d probably end up just working on handstands the whole WOD

What is your biggest goal at CrossFit?
Muscle ups

Name one thing most people would be surprised to know about you
I don’t like apples. Or apple pie… candy apples… apple fritters… or anything with apples in it really. (But I like my mac)

What is your favourite overseas destination? 
I took a trip to Dominica last year, it’s a beautiful tropical island with rainbows everyday. This year will be Mozambique

What advice would you give someone who is hesitant to join CrossFit?
CrossFit is scaleable and there’s always someone there to help you learn all the movements

What is the silliest way you have been injured?
I did a back flip into a tree one time. In my front yard.

What is the biggest fear you have?
What’s at the bottom of the ocean?

What movie can you quote from start to finish?
Aladdin

If you could turn any activity into an Olympic sport, what would you have a good chance at winning a medal for?
Colouring in colouring books

Are you usually early or late?

I tend to be late

What age do you wish you could permanently be?
32 still feels young enough to not be too old, and yet old enough to be wise-ish 

Which os your scars has the best story behind it?

I got my leg caught in a lay-z-boy recliner as a kid. We were pretending it was a boat or something and three of us were jumping on it to rock it back and forth, but it snapped shut somehow.

Surprise Friday Workout- Details will be provided during the classes today.

 

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