Blade Athlete of The Month – Main

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BAM MAIN – Stephanie Fougeres

Where did you grow up?
I grew up in Tucson in a house full of Wildcats, but I have been in Phoenix since 2004 when I made the right decision to go ASU for college 🙂

What are your hobbies (besides CrossFit)?
I am two months away from getting my Masters, so that consumes the majority of my time right now. But if I am not doing school or CrossFit, I am usually with […]

By | October 31st, 2018|Categories: Blade Athlete of The Month - Main|

BAM Crossfit Blade Main – Bob Cross

Where did you grow up?
I grew up in Ft. Wayne, IN and came to Phoenix via Gainesville, Atlanta, Savannah, Nice, France, and Mexico City

What are your hobbies (besides CrossFit)?
I love to travel, hike, golf, and play the piano.

What is your occupation?
I am a software manager for a global business travel company.

How were you first introduced to CrossFit?
My sister in Colorado challenged me to try Crossfit for a […]

By | October 1st, 2018|Categories: Blade Athlete of The Month - Main|

BAM Main – Gloria Kavlie

Where did you grow up?
I grew up in Stanwood , Washington. It was a town of 1200 people when I lived there.

What are your hobbies (besides CrossFit)?
Spending time with family, grandchildren, travel and go to our cabin in Munds Park. Aah, the retired life

What is your occupation?
I’m retired from working as a nurse for over 40 years.

How were you first introduced to CrossFit?
We were introduced to Crossfit […]

By | August 31st, 2018|Categories: Blade Athlete of The Month - Main|

BAM Main – Shelby Ford

Where did you grow up?
Born in AZ, lived in Arkansas for a few years and back to AZ for high school, Tennessee for College, then Germany for ball and back HOME to AZ! And I don’t plan to leave!

What are your hobbies (besides CrossFit)?
Changing diapers, dropping kids off at school, running to and from kids activities! JK I love being a MOM. Is that considered a Hobby?

What is your […]

By | July 31st, 2018|Categories: Blade Athlete of The Month - Main|

BAM Main – Corey Mapes

Where did you grow up?
I grew up in Southern California and moved to Arizona 11 years ago.

What are your hobbies (besides CrossFit)?
Movies, sports, watching Netflix, hiking and hanging out with family.

What is your occupation?
I own/operate 17 Jersey Mike’s Subs throughout Arizona.

How were you first introduced to CrossFit?
I met Chris and Claire when they were doing personal training at Fireside.

What is your favorite WOD/movement?
HSPU and Hang […]

By | July 1st, 2018|Categories: Blade Athlete of The Month - Main|

BAM – Crossfit Blade Main – Erica Simmons

Where did you grow up?
Amherst, Massachusetts

What are your hobbies (besides CrossFit)?
Spending time with the family

What is your occupation?
Software Program Manager at American Express

How were you first introduced to CrossFit?
We had just moved to Phoenix and my husband, Tony, suggested I give it to try to meet people

What is your favorite WOD/movement?
Bear crawl & forward rolls…just kidding, well only half kidding!  Hang power snatch & rowing

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By | May 28th, 2018|Categories: Blade Athlete of The Month - Main|

BAM – Crossfit Blade Main – Claudia Liendo

Where did you grow up?
I was born in El Salvador but moved to San Jose, California when I was six. I moved to AZ in 1994 and bounced back between ASU and the U of A, but finished my degree as a Wildcat. I settled in Phoenix after college with my husband.

What are your hobbies (besides CrossFit)?
I love football and am a huge SF 49ers fan. I’m really excited about this […]

By | April 30th, 2018|Categories: Blade Athlete of The Month - Main|

BAM – Crossfit Blade Main – Ashley August

Where did you grow up?
I was born in Detroit, Michigan, but grew up in El Paso, Texas.

What are your hobbies (besides CrossFit)?
I enjoy hiking, camping, playing with dogs, and making up yummy desserts (which are usually just variations of the same thing including almonds, dark chocolate, coconut, and salt)

What is your occupation?
I work for Blue Buffalo, an all-natural pet food company, as a Senior Demand Planner (which is why […]

By | April 1st, 2018|Categories: Blade Athlete of The Month - Main|

BAM – Crossfit Blade Main – Jessie Langford

Where did you grow up?
Small, small town in Elmore, Minnesota.

What are your hobbies (besides CrossFit)?
My favorite hobbies include anything outdoors, I love to hike, fish, camping, do competition races and especially love riding our four wheelers.

What is your occupation?
I am Police Officer for City of Phoenix. Army Reserves as Military Police.

How were you first introduced to CrossFit?
Jennifer Languell first introduced me to crossfit. We worked together at […]

By | February 28th, 2018|Categories: Blade Athlete of The Month - Main|

BAM – Crossfit Blade Main – Josh Duerr

Where did you grow up?
I grew up in St. Charles, Illinois, a suburb of Chicago. Melissa and I got married and moved out to Phoenix in 2009.

What are your hobbies (besides CrossFit)?
When we have a free Saturday morning, hiking with the fam. Also, binge watching shows on Netflix/Hulu with the wife and reading.

What is your occupation?
I serve as the Executive Director of Valley Life Church, which is right next […]

By | February 1st, 2018|Categories: Blade Athlete of The Month - Main|