Athlete of the MonthNovember

Kelvin Sweetman

How old / young are you?
17

What is your occupation?
I work at the Le Peep 3 doors down from Widespread CrossFit as a server.

When did you join Widespread CrossFit?
2 years ago

Why did you decide to give CrossFit a try?
My parents made me.

What was your athletic background before starting CrossFit?
Playing football,basketball, and lacrosse.

What changes in your health, physique, and overall performance have you seen since starting CrossFit?
My waist has slimmed down some. I was able to fit into pants I bought freshman year that were super tight last year.

What advice would you give to someone with regards to starting CrossFit?
Find a schedule that you like and stick to it. I have found a set schedule to work so well for consistent growth.

What is your favorite and least favorite CrossFit exercises / movement?
I love to do tire flips even though we have only done them once. I loved doing them in football. I don’t like doing thrusters.

What is your most memorable CrossFit moment so far? Competing in the CrossFit Open with everyone watching and cheering you on.

What do you like to do outside of CrossFit?
I like to play video games with my friends. 

What is your favorite “cheat” food or meal?
Bacon cheeseburger

What is something people would be surprised to know about you?
That I’m only 17 and workout during my school day then go back to school for gym class.

Who or what inspires you the most?
My parents for pushing me to go to class at least 3 times a week.

What is one goal you would like to accomplish through CrossFit?
I would like to try and RX more workouts.