I competed in team sports in high school and college. Once in a political job in DC, I turned to running, biking and triathlons since I could do them solo whenever there was an open time slot. But I longed for people to train with. I got certified to lead indoor cycling classes, tacked on group runs and eventually started a triathlon program at the National Capital YMCA that has guided hundreds of athletes across the finish line.
I competed in too many races to count, including 4 ironman races (those are worth counting!). But after all that, my fitness plateaued and my passion for working out waned. Then I discovered CrossFit. The constantly changing, high intensity nature of the training got me jazzed again. Being part of a community of athletes that offers support and friendly competition is a fabulous unexpected benefit.
I have the Level 1, Gymnastics & Mobility CrossFit certifications. My favorite part of coaching is helping newbies get started. Gotta learn the ropes before you can climb one.