Athlete of the MonthMay

Chase Szima

Career: Line Operator

Years at AKP CrossFit: 6

Beauty or the Beast?

How did you get started in CrossFit?
I got started on CrossFit when I was in the Marines, one of my officers introduced the section to it and I’ve been going since then.

What motivates you to keep doing CrossFit?
It’s the most fun I have while working out and never the same thing on a daily basis like with weight lifting.

What is your favorite CrossFit movement?
My favorite movement is either deadlift or squats.

What is your least favorite CrossFit movement?
My least favorite is definitely snatches and OHS.

What would you say is your biggest CrossFit accomplishment?
My biggest accomplishment is finally getting a bar muscle up after trying for 2 years!

What is your favorite aspect/memory of AKP?
Just the whole family environment you get at AKP has to be my favorite part of it all.

What is something funny or interesting about yourself?
I’ve watched every episode of Futurama at least 15 times except I always skip “Jurassic bark” cuz it makes me sad

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