Member Spotlight: Michelle Kwan
**Refraining from Michelle Kwan figure skater references and jokes because our Michelle Kwan probably gets 24/7/365 and is already rolling her eyes**
She’s deeply loyal to her 8am ex-BVMer class (and often leads the pack!).
She’s… Michelle Kwan!
Q: When did you start CrossFit?
A: I’ve been CrossFitting (can that be a verb?) on and off for three-ish years. I hope to keep the “on” streak going for awhile.
Q: What is your favorite thing about CrossFit?
A: Some days, CrossFit inspires me to dig deep, test my mental and physical fortitude and push myself to new levels. Other mornings, my favorite thing is just jaw-jacking with the 8am’ers during the post-WOD pigeon stretch. Either way though, I’m always glad that I showed up.
Q: What are your favorite ways to pass the time?
A: Hanging out with my daughter is at the top of my list for how I like to spend my free time. (She’s twelve; I’m not sure she’d give the same answer.) My second choice is hanging out with our puppy. (She’s one; I’m more confident that she feels likewise.) I also like to read, travel and occasionally binge-watch Netflix.
Q: What is one thing about you that would surprise us if we knew?
A: I’m a pretty private person; I’m actually kind of shy. People who know me would be surprised I agreed to answer these questions.
Q: Please describe the craziest thing you’ve ever done.
A: I dove the Blue Hole in Belize as a newbie scuba diver (and lifelong scaredy-cat). I descended 130 feet into the deep, dark abyss of a giant sinkhole, just to impress a boy. I’m wiser now. I might still do something crazy like that, but not for the same reason.
There you have it, people. A little glimpse into Michelle Kwan. You’re probably wondering if she ended up marrying that boy for whom she dove into the abyss…
The answer is I have no idea but love is crazy amirite?
Michelle, we are so glad you are a part of our community. See you at 8am!