Monthly Member Highlight

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Four Barrel CrossFit East

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Get to know Felipe Balderas

1.What is your occupation?

I am a Dental Assistant at Kid’s Dentistree in The Westport Village. I also bartend once a week at a local Mexican restaurant.

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

I wanted to be a lawyer.

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

A magician.

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


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

Ibiza Spain.

6.  When did you start CrossFit?

I started CrossFit when Four Barrel opened back in November 2015.

7.  What is your favorite thing about CrossFit?

The community.

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

It’s a short drive from Oldham county.

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

Once again I would have to say the community, we all encourage each other when we’re working out and the couches are awesome.

10.  Do you have a favorite WOD or movement?

Fran and Cindy are two of my favorite workouts.

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

Two of my biggest challenges would have to be overhead movements and weight overall, and my two rewards are definitely that feeling when you finish a workout knowing you pushed yourself to the limit and accomplishing techniques you thought you could never do.

12.  What is one of your goals for this year in CrossFit? Snatches and muscle ups.

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

I enjoy hanging out with my friends and family.

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

I’d sell them. I’m not really into opera.

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

I would spend the day with my family and friends.


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