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February 2021 Athlete Of The Month – Bill

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After nearly a year long hiatus, we are beyond pumped to kick back off our Athlete of The Month features!! So without further delay, let’s hear it for our first 2021 AOTM…. Bill!!!

Bill officially started CrossFit 6 months ago at our beloved box. Bill is one of the most positive people who is genuinely always so happy to be at the box, works hard and encourages his fellow fit family members. We have seen Bill make some huge leaps since joining 2024 towards reaching his health and fitness goals. 

Our staff collectively acknowledges Bill is 100% ready to go when he shows up, he’s on time, invests in the box family, is consistently coachable every workout at the box,  has a fantastic attitude, wants to reach his goals and is willing to take the steps necessary to get there! Coach Jamie said, “Every time Bill shows up to my classes, it just makes me smile! His positivity radiates to everyone at the gym and it’s amazing to see!” Coach Joe also had this to say about Bill, “I’m really impressed with how Bill has been fearless and consistent with CrossFit. Bill had some very thoughtful goals when came into the gym. He works towards these goals each class with a positive attitude, strong resolve, and open mind. Perhaps most importantly, Bill is a great role model for how to have fun every class. I love having Bill in class and am glad he’s part of the 2024 community. “

We absolutely love having you in our 2024 family Bill and we can’t wait to see all the wonderful gains in store for you! Keep it up!

Some fun facts about Bill:

Q: How long have you been doing CrossFit?
A: 6 months

Q: Why did you originally hop on the CrossFit Express?
A: I wanted to try something new that would kick my ass into gear! I also wanted to find a healthy community. 

Q: What motivates you to keep going and working hard?
A: The results – mental and physical 

Q: What’s your favorite movements in CrossFit?
A: Push presses!

Q: What are your long term goals?
A: I would love to compete in the future in some capacity. I want to continue to grow strength and mass in the next 6-12 months. 

Q: What’s your biggest accomplishment since joining 2024?
A: The improvements I’ve made on my cleans since I first started.

Q: What’s one hidden talent you have or interesting fact about you?
A: I used to be a HIIT instructor in my home state of NJ 

Q: Favorite movie?
A: The Goonies

Q: Favorite coffee/lunch/dinner spot in ATX?
A: Tyson’s Tacos

Q: What’s one item on your bucket list?
A: Travel to all continents (I’ve been to 4)

Q: Favorite Cheat Meal?
A: It’s a tie between pizza and tacos

Q: What are you looking forward to the most in 2020?
A: Getting stronger and getting my vaccine! 

Q: What’s something you’d say to someone considering joining CrossFit for the first time?
A: Stick with it even if it’s really tough the first few weeks. You will never regret going to class. It’s super important to be patient with your body, especially in the beginning months. Listen closely to your coaches. They are there to help you stay safe while pushing you to your highest potential.