June's Athlete of the Month

June 6, 2017

 

Time to highlight one of our spectacular athletes! What makes up an Athlete of the Month? Not RX’ing every workout or lifting the most weight. This athlete exhibits consistency and a hard work mentality. Every time they come to the gym they have a good attitude and give their all. This person is also welcoming of others, helping make CFHD the best community there is. Each month we choose a different athlete and post some fun facts about them to help y’all get to know them better.

 

This month's athlete is Jimme Welch! He is so full of life and positivity, honestly he is the definition of GOOD VIBES. Jimmie shows kindness to everyone that walks in the doors of H Dub. He is also super consistent and it shows in his daily improvement. He has come a long way since first starting with H Dub. We are thankful to have Jimmie in our "Good Vibe Tribe"! 

 

 

 

Name: Jimmie Welch
Hometown: Louisville, KY
Age: 26
Occupation: Salesman 

Tell us a little bit about yourself: born & raised in Louisville, KY. one sibling an older sister. As any kid growing up playing football I wanted to go to the NFL but in college I realized Saturday's are for drinking. 


What were your goals when you started CrossFit? my goal was to get in better shape and gain some strength. Shoulders and abs are all you need to succeed. I also wanted to be the athlete of the month so I'm just crushing goals left and right. next goal is to complete a hand stand push up, and do a bar muscle up. 

How long have you been doing CrossFit and how did you get into it? 3 months. my girlfriend Abby joined after on-ramp and told me how much fun it was and I was burnt out on the traditional gym so I gave it a shot. 

What is your favorite/least favorite thing we do in CrossFit? any type of snatch. russian twist are a close second. 

How has CrossFit H Dub positively affected you? lost a little weight, gained some muscle so it's gonna be a shirtless summer for sure. 

What advise do you have for newcomers? consistency yields results!

What is something no one at the gym knows about you? i eat dinner listening to jazz music to feel fancy

Who are 3 people you would have a meal or drink with dead or alive? Barack Obama, Mark Zuckerberg, Muhammad Ali

If you had an intro song when you walk into the gym what would it be? Handsome and Wealthy - Migos


Favorite Sport? Football

If you could have one super power what would it be? fly, duh

What is your favorite cheat meal? ice cream

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