December Male Athlete of the Month – Jason Wennen

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December Male Athlete of the Month – Jason Wennen

Q: HOW LONG HAVE YOU BEEN DOING CROSSFIT? WHO OR WHAT GOT YOU STARTED?
A: 3.5 years. My coworker Andy Stewart was a member of Alpine.

Q: TELL US A LITTLE BIT ABOUT YOURSELF: (FAMILY, CAREER, HOBBIES, INTERESTS)
A: My wife and I have been married for 19.5 years. We have two daughters. I am a Civil Engineer and I enjoy when a construction project is complete and everyone is happy with the result.

Q: WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE MEMORY AT ALPINE CROSSFIT?
A: I enjoy completing Hero WODs and beating my time from the previous year.

Q: WHAT WAS YOUR WORKOUT REGIMEN BEFORE JOINING ALPINE?
A: I used to go to the rec-center or do home workouts like p90x.

Q: HOW HAS CROSSFIT AFFECTED YOUR LIFE OUTSIDE OF THE GYM?
A: I feel healthy and strong. I have been relatively consistent and that gives me confidence.

Q: IF YOU COULD WRITE A BOOK, WHAT WOULD IT BE ABOUT?
A: I would like to homestead in Alaska and then write a book about my successful ranch/farm.

Q: WHAT CATEGORY WOULD YOU BE LEAST EXCITED/MOST EXCITED TO SEE ON JEOPARDY?
A: Broadway musicals (least), Bible (most)

Q: WHAT WAS YOUR FIRST WORKOUT, AND WHAT DID YOU THINK AFTER DOING IT?
A: A 20 minute partner workout where we alternated running a 200m and flipping huge tires outside.

Q: WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE AND LEAST FAVORITE WOD?
A: Hero WODs are my favorite. 5000m row or 100cal AB are the worst.

Q: WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE AND LEAST FAVORITE MOVEMENTS?
A: My favorite movements are cleans and snatches. My least favorite is burpees.

Q: WHAT ADVICE WOULD YOU GIVE A NEWBIE JUST GETTING STARTED AT ALPINE CROSSFIT?
A: Even if you are sore, keep coming in. Sign up, this is a wonderful community.