Monthly Member Highlight

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Monthly Member Highlight


Get to know your friend Christine Swanson



  1. What is your occupation?

Medical Physicist at Baptist Louisville

  1.  When you were in grade school, what did you want to be when you grew up?

First woman president of the United States

    3.  If you were to perform in the circus, what would you do?

Probably the trapeze or something exciting… although I would probably suck at it I have no upper body strength J

  1. What 3 things would you take with you on a deserted island, and why?

Zach (husband not the trainer) because he is super handy, a fire starter, and some sort of weapon to use to hunt or fish.

  1. What is the best dessert you’ve ever had?

Grandma’s german chocolate cake… six layers of chocolatey goodness

  1. If you had a warning label, what would yours say?

Warning: Will tell you the truth, ask opinion at your own risk.

  1. Where is a place you haven’t traveled but would really like to visit?

Australia or Hawaii… it’s a tie

  1. When did you start CrossFit?

February of 2013… I think

  1. What is your favorite thing about CrossFit?

Always something different pushing you to be better

  1.  Why did you choose to join Four Barrel CrossFit?

The coaches we had at the park workouts were incredible and I wanted to continue to learn from them.

  1.  What do you enjoy most about Four Barrel CrossFit?

The community/people without a doubt.

  1. Do you have a favorite WOD or movement?


  1. What are two of your biggest challenges and rewards in coming to the gym?

Two biggest challenges are getting myself to go when I am tired and squatting… I hate Squatting. Rewards are the improvements I see physically and especially right now staying fit and on track through pregnancy has been really rewarding

  1. What is one of your goals for this year in CrossFit?

For 2017, my goal is to lose the baby weight and get a pull up.

  1. Besides CrossFit, what else do you enjoy doing in your spare time?

Playing volleyball and spending time with friends and family

  1. If you were handed free opera tickets would you go or sell them?  Why?  

I’d go for the experience… not sure I would like it but hey it’s free I’ll try anything once.

   17.  If you were given 24 hours to live, what would you do?

Probably get this baby out of me so I can meet him already!




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