AOTM Kids/Teens

Finn Huntsinger
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Finn Huntsinger

Athlete of the month: January
Details:

Finn has advanced through our kids program showing great improvement in just 4 short months. Most recently he participated in our Olympic Weightlifting Camp for kids and teens where he impressed all of his coaches with good form and attention to detail. Finn is always a pleasure to have in class and we are excited to watch him grow as an athlete!

Tell us about yourself: I’m 12 years old, in the seventh grade, and have 2 younger brothers

What is your favorite subject in school? Why? My favorite subject is science because I like knowing how things work.

Tell us something people might not know about you: I like to play board games.

What brought you to CrossFit in the first place? I came to CrossFit because I needed a PE class/sport.

What was your first impression? How has that changed? My first thought was fun. It’s still a lot of fun.

What skill are you working on right now? I’m working on snatches right now.

What’s your favorite “Beachside CrossFit Kids memory?” My favorite memory is meeting new people.

 

 

 

Faith Poelstra
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Faith Poelstra

Athlete of the month: December
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Tell us about yourself.

I am 13 years old, in 8th grade, and I have an 11 year old brother and a 7 year old sister

What is your favorite subject in school?

My favorite subject is Language Arts because I absolutely love reading! I just finished Les Miserables

Tell us something people may not know about you

People might not know that I had 3 surgeries in a 2 year time period 🙁

What brought you to CrossFit in the first place?

I was invited to join by my friends on Bring a Friend Day!

What was your first impression? How has that changed?

My first impression was that CrossFit was fun as I loved all the fun games. Now that I’m in the teens class my focus is on working hard, doing my best, and getting stronger.

What are you working on now?

I’m trying to over get better at the weight training movements (squats, cleans, snatches)

What’s your favorite “BeachSide CrossFit memory?

My favorite Beachside memory was coming on a Friday night to do an open workout and having a party at the gym afterwards

 

 

Jackson Barnett
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Jackson Barnett

Athlete of the month: November
Details:

Jackson Barnett has been a devoted kids member for exactly one year!! He has improved his skill and enthusiasm greatly starting out by coming only once or twice a week, and now we see him almost every day. He is a delight in class, with his quick wit and helping hand to everyone in CrossFit Kids. Keep up the excellent work, Jackson!

Tell us about yourself. I’m 12 years old in 7th grade. I have 3 sisters- CC, Elexa, and Aubrie.

What is your favorite subject in school? Science because I get to watch “Dr. Stone”

Tell us something people might not know about you. I’ve driven through almost 15 states

What brought you to CrossFit in the first place? My mom and dad

What was your first impression?  I didn’t want to come back and now I don’t want to leave.

What skill are you working on right now? I’m working on having more stamina.

What is your favorite BeachSide Kids memory? My favorite memory is when I did my first double under

 

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