MEMBER SPOTLIGHT: RUSSEL THOMPSON

OUR MEMBER SPOTLIGHT OF THE WEEK IS RUSSEL THOMPSON.

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Q: What brought you to CrossFit Paladin in the first place? 

A: MY FRIENDS OPENED A CROSSFIT GYM.

Q: What was your first impression? How has it changed? 

A: ALWAYS FANTASTIC INSTRUCTION AND FUN. IT’S HASN’T CHANGED AT ALL.

Q: What was one of your first “bright spots”? (BIG ACCOMPLISHMENT YOU WERE PROUD OF)

A: I LOST 30 POUNDS AND WAS ABLE TO TAKE MY 14MIN MILE AND HALF UNDER 11:25 MIN. I GOT THE IN THE BEST SHAPE OF MY LIFE TO ACCOMPLISH A WORK GOAL.  IT WAS THEY HARDEST THING I’VE EVER DONE PHYSICALLY AND MENTALLY. EVERY STEP OF THE WAY PALADIN WAS THERE. SOMETIMES LITERALLY PUSHING ME WHEN I DIDN’T WANT TO.

Q: What do you enjoy most about CrossFit Paladin?

A: I JUST LIKE BEING THERE. ALWAYS FEELS LIKE HOME.

Q: Favorite CrossFit Movement:

A: THRUSTER

Q: Least favorite CrossFit movement:

A: RUNNING

Q: What is going to be your next bright spot? (NEXT BIG ACCOMPLISHMENT YOU’RE WORKING TOWARD)?

A: GET TO NEXT WOD

Q: What is your favorite meal after a hard workout?

A: BEER

Q: Tell us about your family:

A: MARRIED TO MY BEST FRIEND. TWO SPAWN AND THE BEST DOG.

Q: What kind of job do you have?

A: MUSICIAN

Q: What are some of your hobbies?

A: I LIKE RIDING A BIKE. PUZZLES ARE FUN TOO.

Q: Is there anything else you would like for us to know about you?

A: I’M NEVER LEAVING

RUSSEL MADE CF PALADIN HIS SECOND HOME SINCE THE VERY FIRST COMMUNITY WORKOUT. HE ALSO ACHIEVED INCREDIBLE PROGRESS SINCE JOINING CF PALADIN. WE ARE SO THANKFUL FOR RUSSEL AND CANNOT WAIT TO CONTINUE SUPPORTING HIM TO REACH HIS GOALS.

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