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May Athlete of the Month

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The Willow Creek CrossFit May Athlete of the Month goes to Sammy! She is always full of energy and excitement that is contagious. The enthusiasm that she brings to each class helps things get taken up another level. We love having her at Willow Creek!

How long have you been at Willow Creek CrossFit and what made you want to join?

I started at the gym in August because I needed an outlet that was not school related, I was going nut!

How is your life different after being a member at Willow Creek CrossFit?

My life is different now because I surprise myself by doing things I wouldn’t have thought I could do before going the gym. For example, I carried my friend’s bike three blocks last week because it was broke!

Whats your favorite part about the gym or a favorite moment?

My favorite part about the gym is that everyone is so supportive and friendly! I immediately felt welcomed and love meeting new members all the time!

What’s your spirit animal?

My spirit animal is a buffalo.

What are your interests outside of work and the gym?

I recently became a “big” for Big Brothers Big Sisters and that has been really fun, once a week I get to hangout with my “little”!

What has been your favorite workout/movement?

My favorite moment at the gym so far has been the CrossFit Open team series we did in house! It was really fun being on a team and getting to know other members better. We got second not too bad!!

Give us an interesting fact that we don’t already know about you.

Interesting fact: at home in IL I have three dogs, three inside cats, a million barn cats, and 2 horses!

Thank you Sammy!!