1872 Ackley Cir #10
Oakdale, CA 95361
(209) 345-4380

SPOTLIGHT ATHLETES Sarah W. & Alex B.

April 23, 2018

Last week’s rowing challenge scores!

Austin 3968M

Brian 3909M

June 3758M

Heather 3708M

Chelsie 3011M

Victoria 2749M

Our spotlight athletes are Sarah Wade and Alex Barenchi. They are two super fun and strong ladies! They have been a great addition to our community. So here we go…..Have fun getting to know these two a little better.
How long have you been a member at CFO?

S- Just over 1 year!

A- Since April 2017, about 1 year. . .

How long have you been CrossFitting?

S- Just over a year as well. CFO has been my gateway into CrossFit

A – For about 4 years

How were you introduced to CFO? When did you realize CrossFit was for you?

S- Sara Hannah (now Giles) and I played soccer together and she had been telling me to come try CrossFit for almost a whole year before I finally agreed to come check it out. I knew on day 1 that it was something I was going to really like. No turning back!

A- I saw the gym at other CrossFit competitions that I had been at. I knew I’d like CrossFit the first day I tried it.

What advice would you give to somebody just starting CrossFit?

S- Be patient and kind to yourself. Have fun and embrace the community!

A-Give it time, this stuff takes practice.

What do like best about going to CrossFit Oakdale?

S- the people! It’s seriously the best group of folks that go out of their way to make you feel welcome every single day.
A- Brian’s humor. . .

I have always wanted to…..

S- Backpack Spain!

A- Marry Sarah Wade . . . It’s been a goal for years.

One word people use to describe me:

S- Outgoing

A- Awkward

Outside of the gym I like to…..

S- travel, read, cook, listen to/play music

A- RAGE.

Three things in my fridge:

S- Spinach, eggs and La Croix

A- Whatever Sarah buys at the grocery store

The last thing you ate:

S- 1 gallon of coffee

A- Prosciutto and Gouda

Something no one knows about me or would be surprised to know:

S- I hate popcorn. In a visceral way.
A- I’m not actually a serious person. I’m just shy and awkward.

Favorite physical activity outside of CrossFit Oakdale:

S- Snowboarding. I love, love, love it!

A- Cycling.

Favorite place to eat:

S- Raw Sushi or Bauhaus

A- Bauers

Proudest accomplishment:

S- Graduating college twice with honors

A- Convincing Sarah to marry me

If you could invite anybody to dinner:

S- Ruth Bader Ginsburg

A- Alison and Brian Huberty (when y’all free?)

Favorite workout attire:

S- super not picky as long as theres a headband involved, but probably just t-shirt and crops of some sort.
A- lulu pants and a cut off tee (suns out, guns out)

What kind of music do you like to work out to?

S- I like Alison’s selections usually, indie pop stuff orrrrr 90’s hip hop.

A- 90’s pop, cue destiny’s child

Where is your Favorite vacation destination?

S- Thailand

A- Cancun, drinks on the beach all day!

What is your favorite and least favorite CrossFit movement?

S- favorite is probably cleaning, least favorite is T2B or double unders

A- least favorite- ANYTHING DUMBELL. Favorite- snatches or clean and jerks

What did you do growing up that got you into trouble?

S- I wasn’t much of a troublemaker, but probably bickering with my younger sister.

A- talking back. Too much sass in these pants.

Workout of the Day

“AGOQ Workout 2”

4RFT

25 Chest to Bar Pullups

5 Cleans 245/170

The intermediate option :

4RFT

25 Pullups

5 Cleans 155/105

The beginner option:

4RFT

15 Ring Rows

5 Cleans 95/65

 

 

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