Athlete of the Month, April 2014

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Name, age, occupation, city? Anita Partyka, 24, Student, Royal Oak / Washington

Start date at CrossFit Reviver?  September, 2012.

Athletic background? Soccer, hockey, track, basketball, kickball (it’s legit, I’m in a league), volleyball, I even danced.

Favorite and least favorite WOD / movement? Favorite…laying down? I guess I enjoy Box Jumps. Least favorite…Burpees, Thrusters, Front Squats, Airdyne. I can’t pick which one I dislike the most.

Greatest accomplishment? Personal, professional and fitness related? I would say getting a Pull-Up was a big accomplishment, and playing college volleyball.

Has CFR made you better? If so, how? CFR has pushed  me farther than I thought I could go. Being here also made me realize I have a lot more left in the tank, if only I could tap into some of my inner competitiveness and drive.

What are your hobbies? Watching sports, hanging out with friends and family, and collecting Nikes.

Top 5 favorite TV movies? Billy Madison, Zoolander, Tommy Boy, Home Alone 2 (“suck brick kid” is a classic line and gets a laugh like a quarter of the time), and Seinfeld (I know its not a movie but I just thought you all should know).

What is one thing we don’t know about you? I was a competitive dancer until I was 13.  I went to nationals and everything.

What are your goals in life? Personal, professional and fitness related? My goal is to just be happy and like what I do. Also, graduating and getting my masters.