Athlete of the MonthApril

Katie Trimble

How old / young are you?
I am 23 years old.

What is your occupation?
I’m a Quality Technician at Sashco, which is a manufacturer of caulking.

When did you join Widespread CrossFit?
July 2019

Why did you decide to give CrossFit a try?
The chiropractor down the road, 100% Chiropractic, had a drawing for a certificate for the On-Ramp program. I won the certificate, which led me to Matt and Kari. Now 10 months later, I’m still here, though I’m sure mind control was probably involved….

What was your athletic background before starting CrossFit?
I did marching band and winter drumline during all of high school, Broomfield High School, and marching band for three years in college at Colorado State University. But beyond that, I never really anything athletic.

What changes in your health, physique, and overall performance have you seen since starting CrossFit?
I definitely have more energy to play with my 7 year old niece and my not even a year old black lab.

What advice would you give to someone with regards to starting CrossFit?
Find a schedule that works for you and keep showing up.

What is your favorite and least favorite CrossFit exercises / movement?
Favorite: anything with a bar bell, so long as my wrist doesn’t object. Least favorite: running
and burpees.

What is your most memorable CrossFit moment so far?
The Crossfit Open

What do you like to do outside of CrossFit?
Me and my sister decorate custom glitter tumblers, which we sell at craft fairs around the Denver area. I also play video games on my Switch and Xbox every chance I get.

What is your favorite “cheat” food or meal?
Raising Cane’s chicken, burgers, and ice cream sundaes.

What is something people would be surprised to know about you?
really enjoy building Lego sets, currently I’m building a Porsche Mortorsport, the closest I’ll ever get to a Porsche.

Who or what inspires you the most?
All the first responders and healthcare workers on the frontline during the Covid-19 pandemic.

What is one goal you would like to accomplish through CrossFit?
Be able to do a pull up, eventually.

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