Athlete of the Month- August 2019

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Mike Wissa, 33, Web Developer, Rochester

When did you start at CrossFit Reviver?: March 2017

What is your athletic background?: Soccer player in high school and I continue to play with a work team

What is your favorite and least favorite WOD/movement?: Favorite - Burpees! (or like 10 of them...) Least - Front Squat

What is your great accomplishment? Personal, Professional, and Fitness related:: I am a self-taught web developer, I was a project manager and decided I wanted to change to a more technical role so I spent my free time learning how to write code and now I work for the same as a developer! Fitness - I've completed two tough mudders without training for them specifically at all, just by coming to the gym and working out with the awesome people there :)

Has CFR made you better? If yes, how so?: Absolutely! It's helped me be more disciplined in my life, and it also taught me the importance of proper recovery when I'm not at the gym

What are your hobbies?: World of Warcraft and Final Fantasy XIV, I'm a massive nerd and I just built my second computer to help me properly own all the noobs

What are your Top 5 favorite movies?: Anything Marvel is like all of my top 25...

What is one thing we don’t know about you?: That I secretly lip sync every song I like when it comes on (even during workouts most days...)

What are your goals in life? Personal, Professional, and Fitness related:: Fitness - Murph RX, Professional - continue to push my self in my career and never stop learning how to be a better programmer.