Debbie is a sassy, Texan, man-eater! She's been at CFVB for almost two years and we've seen her grow into quite the CrossFit beast. Her job has her traveling a lot so she gets to visit other affiliate gyms across the country – and we know she represents us well. One of my favorite visions of Deb is when she and Don competed in the Boy/Girl Challenge…they were the #1 crowd pleaser!
Smart, funny, positive, hard-working and hard-playing…that's our Debbie D!
Tell me about your friends/family:
I'm a native Texan that was displaced to Vero nearly 4 years ago when I took a new job. My mom moved out here with me (then back to Texas, then back to Vero…long story). My dad is still in northern Texas and my brother and his family live in northern Illinois. I am a fabulous aunt to their 5 children (well, the fifth is due any day).
How did you hear about CrossFit/CFVB?
My best friend and I were eavesdropping on a couple of guys trying to impress some girls at an outdoor cafe in Orlando. They were talking about CF and great it was. Lisa took the plunge first and ended up at CF Evolution. She immediately called me and said that I would love it and had to try it out. I did, and I did. Now I can't imagine anything else.
Power Clean (thanks to much better form courtesy of Brian)
Least Favorite WOD/Lift?
Front Squat, wall balls, Fight Gone Bad
Do you/did you ever play any sports before coming to CrossFit?
Nope. I was a band geek in high school and went to a Marine Science college that didn't even have a gym. (though we had a water slide park that was great for parties!)
What do you do for a living?
I work for the US Fish & Wildlife Service. I used to be a practicing marine biologist. Now, I am the Gulf Coast Restoration Program Manager and cover from Louisiana to Florida.
What do you do for fun?
I love to travel and do pretty much any outdoor activity.
Favorite Paleo Food:
Thai curry dishes (w/o the rice…just ask the guys at Kata, they know!)
Favorite Non-Paleo Food:
Beer, Tex Mex
Your 2011 goal:
There are so many! HSPU, Ring dips
You, in three words:
You're gone again?
Workout of the Day:
Box jumps 24"
Power Snatch 75/55
– Rest approximately 5 minutes
Three rounds for time:
4 power cleans 155/105