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Athlete Spotlight- Austin Camacho

NAME: Austin Camacho
AGE: 20austin-c-athlete-spotlight-3
OCCUPATION: Student
HOMETOWN: Shelton, CT
FAVORITE MOVEMENT/WOD: Rope climbs and Murph
HOW LONG HAVE YOU BEEN CROSSFITTING? 2 years

WHICH CLASS TIME DO YOU USUALLY ATTEND? 3:30 or 4:30 M-F, and Saturday 9 am aka the class of champions.

HOW DID YOU FIND CROSSFIT?
My stepdad is a member of CrossFit Milford in CT, he told me try it and I have been doing it ever since.

WHAT IS YOUR ATHLETIC BACKGROUND?
Before college I used to play Football, Hockey and Lacrosse. I still play flag football for my fraternity.

HOW HAS CROSSFIT CHANGED YOUR LIFE, LIFESTYLE, AND/OR LEVEL OF FITNESS?
CrossFit has changed my life by motivating me to pursue a healthy lifestyle of diet and exercising. Though the weekends here in State College hinder that from time to time.

WHAT MOTIVATES/INSPIRES YOU?
My high school football coach, Coach Dawon, is where my motivation comes from. He taught me a lot about working out and pushing yourself everyday towards success in and out of the gym.

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NAME ONE GOAL/PERSONAL ACHIEVEMENT THAT YOU WOULD LIKE TO ACHIEVE THROUGH CROSSFIT?
My goal is to be on one of the CrossFit Milford competition teams, and make it to the games.

HOBBIES/INTERESTS OUTSIDE OF CROSSFIT?
Fishing, cliff jumping and causing trouble.

 

 

TELL US SOMETHING ABOUT YOU THAT MOST PEOPLE WOULDN’T KNOW?
I umpire little league baseball games back home over the summer.

 

HAVE YOU HAD ANY EMBARRASSING MOMENTS INSIDE THE BOX?
Every time I attempted to do a somersault or a cartwheel.

ANY ADVICE FOR NEW MEMBERS?
Choose your weights wisely, listen to the coaches and come to the 9 am class on Saturday, it’s lit.

December 20, 2016 | WOD | 0

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