September Athlete of the Month-Jose!

1.Name – Jose Gueco

2.Age – 34

3.Where did you grow up? Federal Way, WA

4.What do you do for a living? I am a Financial Planner

5.Do you have any children? Names? Ages? Yes, Lucia (3) and Catalina (1)

6.If money wasn’t an object what would your profession be? I would actually still be a Financial Planner. Being self-employed has some nice benefits.

7.Where is the most interesting place you’ve ever traveled? The Philippines

8.Tell us something about you we might not already know? In college, my roommates challenged me to eat 6lbs of canned sliced peaches (including the syrup) in under an hour and a half…and I crushed it!

9.Do you have any hidden talents? Getting my 2 little girls cleaned up, dressed, fed and out of the house in less than an hour.

10.When did you become a member at Crossfit Federal Way? October 2015

11.When did you realize Crossfit is right for you? As soon as I completed my first WOD…and I’ve been hooked ever since.

12.What is your favorite WOD/movement? – Anything with a barbell.

13.What is your least favorite WOD/movement? – Wall balls!!!

14.What is one thing you have done at CFFW that you thought you’d never do? – Toes to bar

15.What advice would you give to someone just getting started with Crossfit? – Be patient. There’s nothing wrong with scaling workouts. Focus on your individual progress. Don’t hesitate to ask questions on proper form and technique. You’ll be amazed at what your body can do if you give it a chance. Have fun!

16.What are your goals? Strict pull ups, handstand push ups, a sub 8:00 mile (since I hate running) and 225# clean & jerk…just to name a few.

17.What is your favorite cheat meal? – A nice big bacon cheeseburger with fries.

18.Fill in the blank (one word)
I eat…….fats!!!
I do………work
I like…….Crossfit
I am…….focused

Cascade Classic

Congrats to the Nicole, Eric, Ronny, and Brian. Great job at the Cascade Classic. 

Final standings 

Eric Swenddal 6th place

Nicole Kupfer 17th place 

Ronny Peebles 19th place

Brian Levesque 23rd place
💪🏼You make CFFW proud!!

Saturday sandbag runs

Friday

The Cascade Classic

Looking for something fun to do this Saturday??? Head up to Seattle and support CFFW athletes competing in The Cascade Classic. Nicole Kupfer, Eric Swenddal, Allison Suhr, Ronny Peebles, and Brian Levesque are all competing in the individual events tomorrow 9/24.

Event: The Cascade Classic
Where: The WA State Convention Center
Time: Roughly 8am-5pm, follow the link below for individual heat times
Admission: $13 purchased online, $15 at the door. Kids 12 and under are free.
Website: The Cascade Classic
Heat Times: Individual Heat Times

There are tons of events, CF Games athletes, and great vendors.

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