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Monday
Feb222016

Spotlight Athlete: Kenny Griffin

Name: Kenny Griffin
Age: 30
Occupation: Soon to be P&D Manager FedEx Ground ...bittersweet
Deadlift Max: 365
Back Squat Max: 315
Got Muscle Ups: Yes
1 Mile Run: 5:56 at the box...5:44 in college
Favorite WOD: Nancy!
Favorite Lift: I can't decide between Back Squats and C&J
How long have you been Crossfitting? - 16 months
Which class time do you usually attend? - Either 5:15am or 6:30 pm

How did you find Crossfit?  When I first moved to Houston, I looked for a gym that was close to where I live.  That's how I found CLCF.  Warren and Sean were so welcoming my first day, that I just kept coming back for more.
What is your athletic background?  I was pitcher at Western Kentucky University.  Baseball was the only organized sport I played growing up.  I hate when people assume I played basketball lol.  I got into volleyball after college, both sand and court, being 6'5'' has it's advantages.  I do fancy myself a pretty good ping pong player and dart player too lol.
How has CrossFit changed your life, lifestyle, and level of fitness?  I know for sure CLCF has changed me.  It really is a family of brothers and sisters who are right there giving it their all beside you.  It's amazing to watch your friends push through a barrier after putting in such hard work.  I truly have never been in better overall shape in my life either, which is nice bonus.
What motives/inspires you?  Sorry if this is a deep here, but my one true motivation is simply to make my parents proud.  My inspiration in life comes from our men and women who have served or are currently serving in our military, this includes my little brother Andrew and my dad Tommy.  Thank you from the bottom of my heart!
What is your proudest CrossFit achievement?  Two moments stick out above the others...my first Muscle Up & cracking 300 on Back Squat.
Name one goal/ personal achievement that you would like to achieve through
CrossFit:  Sub 6:00 Karen!
Hobbies/ Interests outside of CrossFit: Backpacking/Camping, Ancient History, Atlanta Braves Baseball, Auburn Football
What is your favorite cheat meal?  Bacon, banana pudding, pizza, & ice cream...in that order too lol
Any advice for new members? Listen to the coaches, drink lots of water, control your breathing, & pick someone every WOD and do your best to beat them.
Have you met Pukie?  Oh we met a time or two... sneaky little rascal.

 

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