Age: 53

How long have you been coming to NCF? Over two years.

Why did you join CrossFit? I wanted to be healthy, fit and be able to keep up with the kids.

How has your life changed since joining NCF? I feel stronger, healthier, and have a bit more energy than before.

What is your most challenging move in CrossFit? Burpees!

What is your favorite CrossFit move? Front squats.

What are your future goals? Try to not to loose any of my gains so far and to work on my over head squats.

What’s your favorite thing about Newberg CrossFit? The coaches and people.

What was your reaction when Doug told you that you’d been chosen as our Spotlight Athlete? Surprised, I don’t like the spotlight that much.

Ed being told he's this month's Spotlight Athlete

Ed being told he’s this month’s Spotlight Athlete

From Doug:

“Ed is awesome. He always has a smile on his face and consistently “hates” whatever WOD we do 🙂 But he shows up religiously and over the last 2 years has gotten better and better. He truly has become a beautiful mover. And at 53 years of age, this is an incredible achievement. His squats are beautiful and his lifts consistent. He’s the kind of athlete I hope to be when I’m his age. I want to move like he does and enjoy it even though I pretend not to. He’s an inspiration to us as coaches.”

Congratulations Ed on being our August Spotlight Athlete.

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