Spotlight On: Vivian Nguyen

Vivian Before and After CrossFit

Tell us your basic Bio in a few sentences…

I am a 23 year old NoVA Native (SURPRISE)! I graduated from George Mason University and like many in this region a government contractor. Never a dull moment in my life!

What is your athletic background?

I had little experience in athletics, as a child I participated in Tae Kwon Do and Isshinryu, in school my physical activity was limited to gym class sadly this lasted until college where I did a few spin classes, elliptical and Workout DVDs.

How long have you been doing CrossFit?

I’ve been doing CrossFit since April 2011 – 9 months :)

What is your favorite thing about CrossFit?

I like that CrossFit is never the same! I never get bored and it’s a different challenge everyday!

What is your favorite thing about CrossFit Liberation?

I’ve gained so many friends I can never replace, they are my chosen family and I love that I can go to them for support, guidance, and FUN!

Why do you choose CFL as your training facility?

At first I chose CFL because of its convenience to my parent’s home where I was living when I first started, now that I have moved out I have chosen to live close to CFL because of the value it has added to my life.

Do you consider yourself an athlete? Why?

I consider myself an athlete because I have goals, achievements, drive and competitiveness that I never knew I wanted and needed.

Favorite benchmark/CFL WOD?

The Juggernaut and the Liberator (with deadlifts)

Favorite/most hated CrossFit movements?

Favorite-  DEADLIFTS, CLEANS
Most Hated… I am nervous to say this one but Prowler anything, Man Makers. I hate to run but it’s growing on me.

What is your Short term goal/Long term goal?

In the short term I would really like D/Us !
Long term I would like to become faster, stronger, and more of a well rounded athlete (maybe a coach) and more importantly a contender :p

What is your favorite Musician/band to listen to while doing the WODs?

I prefer Pop or hip-hop but any music will do so I don’t have to listen to myself DIE!

What is your choice of CrossFit Shoe?

Currently I really love my Inov-8 230s but i’m looking into the Inov-8 Bare-XF 210

Finish this sentence: I hope that CrossFit _______________________.

I hope that CrossFit is always apart of who I am.

 

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