June 2020

Elisha Christian

Elisha is quiet but passionate! He shows up with a positive mind set, works hard, and brings great energy to every class. Keep it up, Elisha!

Have You Met Elisha?     How long have you been a member of Nela Athletics? 2 years? 3? I’m not sure….I’ve been in and out of the gym due to extended work travel, so I can’t keep track! What's your favorite Lit Train...

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May 2020

Debbie Calix

Debbie has been all in from day one, and has continued even during the stay at home workouts. She has been active, participating in challenges, and taking classes, stepping out her comfort zone

Have You Met Debbie?   How long have you been a member of Nela Athletics? I have been a member of Nela since January 2020 What's your favorite CrossFit/Ignite achievement? I’ve seen a lot of improvement with my kettle bell swin...

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April 2020

Clyde Hagler

Clyde has be consistent since day one when it comes to working out. He always has a great energy being part of the morning crew. The improvements from day one is amazing to be part of!

Have you met Clyde?   How long have you been a member of Nela Athletics? It seems like we just started, but it has been about 2.5 years. What's your favorite CrossFit/Ignite achievement? Squats. When I...

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February 2020

Maritza Austad

Maritza has been the example of no excuses! Going on baby number 3 she has been staying consistent with working out, and has been great asset to the NELA community!

Have You Met Maritza?   How long have you been a member of Nela Athletics? I have been a member of Nela Athletics for over 8 years. What's your favorite CrossFit/Ignite achievement? My favorite CrossFit achiev...

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January 2020

James Saxenmeyer

James has been very consistent, very friendly, communicative, and is always up for trying something new.

James Saxenmeyers success story

How long have you been a member of Nela Athletics? I have been a member of Nela Athletics about 2 years or so. What's your favorite CrossFit/Ignite achievement? I just like the realization that each time I go to class, I...

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December 2019

Karina Avalos/Mindy Bleeker

Yay! to workout buddies! These two have been quite the duo at Nela Athletics.

Have You Met Karina? How long have you been a member of Nela Athletics? I’ve been a member since March 2018. What's your favorite CrossFit/Ignite achievement? My favorite CrossFit/Ignite achievement would be just moving u...

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November 2019

Andrew Benavidez

Andrew is always sporting a smile and is never afraid to challenge himself.

Andrew Benavidezs success story

How long have you been doing crossfit? I have been doing Crossfit for a little over four months now. How do you think you have benefited most from NELA Athletics? I’m getting stronger physically and mentally. What's your...

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October 2019

Patty Quinones

Patty has made great improvement by stepping out of her comfort zone and challenging herself with going faster, heavier and seeking advice from her coaches.

Patty Quinoness success story

How long have you been doing crossfit? I have been doing Crossfit for a little over 2 years now. I started with Ignite for about 6 months before I transitioned to CrossFit. How do you think you have benefited most from NELA Athletics? Def...

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August 2019

Michelle Risucci

Michelle has been a member with us for over 5 years. Always ready with a smile and words of encouragement for everyone around her.

Michelle has been a member with us for over 5 years. You will most likely find her in the 8:30 am class working silently in the corner, but always ready with a smile and words of encouragement for everyone around her. She pushes herself relentlessly. She ...

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July 2019

Erin Bowers

Erin continues to improve day in and day out to reach her fullest potential.

Erin Bowerss success story

Erin strives to reach her highest potential day in and day out and continues to show improvement. She recently PR’d her squat snatch and can now do RX push ups as a result of participating in the push up challenge. Erin definitely has a lot more grin...

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June 2019

Brent Kiser

Brent is a great asset to our community. He is always helping others and making new members feel welcome. He always cheers on others lifts with positive feedback. He is always smiling when he enters.

Brent Kisers success story

Get To Know Brent How long have you been doing CrossFit? I have been doing CrossFit for over 3 years now. What’s your favorite CrossFit movement and or workout? I love snatches but I can row better, might have something to do with...

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May 2019

Dejah Ortega

Dejah walks in the gym motivated and always has a positive attitude. When they say age is nothing but a number, it is true when comes to the leadership that Dejah brings everyday.

Dejah Ortegas success story

Deja is continually progressing when it comes to a barbell. By doubling up her workouts and it shows. She is constantly serving for the next level. Get to know Dejah How long have you been doing CrossFit? I've been doing to CrossFit for 4 years...

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April 2019

Brandon Davis

Brandon's commitment to getting stronger has shown by adding oly and power hour classes into his weekly routine. His commitment has drastically change as his lifts look very comfortable and powerful.

Brandon Daviss success story

Brandon constantly walks in a smile, he always tries to better himself on each workout, asks questions about techniques, encourages other athletes to work hard, always helping put away other’s equipment if he is finished, and he also runs Blue Bottle ...

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