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July Athlete of The Month – Kyle

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Let’s hear it for this month’s athlete of the month…. Kyle!!!

Kyle joined our family a few months ago and we’ve loved every minute of it! Kyle always shows up early to get extra mobility work in, arrives with a great attitude and his determination to grow in his goals! He might be newer to his CrossFit practice, but in many ways he’s like a seasoned veteran because of the maturity in which he approaches each day. Coach Jared recently had this to say about Kyle, ” We love having Kyle in the 2024 family. He is awesome! He shows up early EVERYDAY ready to work on his mobility and stays late to work on other area’s that aren’t in his wheelhouse. He is making has made great progress in a short period of time. He always receives instruction well from our staff and maintains a coachable approach to his practice, which will continue to take him far. ”

Everyone at the box enjoys his company and loves how he’s doesn’t shy away from certain movements or cherrypick the WODs.  He may not be 100% ecstatic when Coach Jamie starts singing “Call me maybe” to him, but he absolutely approaches everyday as a new chance to grow! We absolutely love having you in our 2024 family “Ky” and we can’t wait to see all the wonderful gains 2019 has in store for you! Keep up the great work bud! 😀

Some fun facts about Kyle:

Q: How long have you been doing CrossFit?
A: 2-3 months

Q: Why did you originally hop on the CrossFit Express?
A: Recommended by a buddy to help with knee issues

Q: What motivates you to keep going and working hard?
A: The stress relief it provides and the desire to become stronger

Q: What’s your favorite movements in CrossFit?
A: Front squats

Q: What are your long term goals?
A: Lose the beer gut, build strength and eventually compete

Q: What’s your biggest accomplishment since joining 2024?
A: I’ve gained a lot of mobility and my knee has started to feel stable again

Q: What’s one hidden talent you have or interesting fact about you?
A: I cook a mean Gumbo

Q: Favorite movie?
A: Star Wars & The Boondocks Saints

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

Q: What’s one item on your bucket list?
A: Skydive

Q: What are you looking forward to the most in 2019?
A: The Chive Charity Gala

Q: What’s something you’d say to someone considering joining CrossFit for the first time?
A: Try it before you make any judgement