ATHLETE OF THE MONTH

Athlete of the Month– Ben Hoffman– Oct 2017

  A huge smile, a laugh, and perfectly coiffed hair is how you will be greeted by Ben Hoffman each time he enters the gym. For the past year Ben has stepped out of his comfort zone every day with an open, positive attitude and patience. He is fearless is his...

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Athlete of the Month– Brian McGinty– Sept 2017

  Brian McGinty has been a Blackbird since January 2015. He is one of the nicest guys you'll ever meet. He's hard working, dedicated, and a happy-go lucky guy around the gym. He's smart about his training and aware of what is right for him at this stage in his...

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Athlete of the Month– Justin Meeks– June 2017

Justin is the guy at the gym who you look forward to seeing each day. He is one of the hardest workers there who will inspire you to push just a little bit more than you think you can. He is also the one cracking jokes making sure that you're having a good time and...

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Athlete of the Month– Wendy Lakenan– May 2017

We are so excited to honor one of Blackbird's Founding Members as our May Athlete of the Month, Wendy Lakenan! We met Wendy at CrossFit Eldersburg in Merritt Athletic Clubs. We all CrossFitted together for a year before CrossFit Eldersburg dissolved and we decided to...

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Athlete of the Month- CJ- April 2017

Each April after the CrossFit Open we give our community the chance to choose the Blackbird Athlete of the Month. Many worthy members were nominated by their peers, but we could not agree more with the majority vote for CJ! CJ has been a Blackbird for 2 years. During...

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Athlete of the Month– Anthony Winfield– Feb. 2017

  Two and a half years ago, Anthony Winfield walked into the 5:30am class at Blackbird...that class has has never been the same. He's strong and fast and his name is at the top of our leaderboards, but he's best known for bringing the fun! He's easily...

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Athlete of the Month– Laura Glaeser– January 2017

We are kicking off 2017 by recognizing a member who has been with Blackbird since March of 2015! Laura Glaeser is such a positive person in the gym. She has a great attitude, is extremely coachable and kind-hearted, and she gives all she's got each day. She's our...

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Athlete of the Month– Ryan Tyler– November 2016

  Observer. Ryan Tyler is a quiet observer. For the past year, he attends the 9:30am class, which is predominately ladies. While the ladies have their fun, he patiently absorbs it all. Each day his mechanics improve, each week he gets stronger, and every time a coach...

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Athlete of the Month– Jen Truby– October 2016

Jen Truby is the bomb.com. Her story starts like most who are new to CrossFit: she was nervous, but had a great attitude and has been patient with the learning curve and with herself. But what has always resonated with us was when we would talk to her about goals,...

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Athlete of the Month– Jon Dorsey– September 2016

When Jon Dorsey came to Blackbird CrossFit he was ready for a change in his life. As a former collegiate football player, Jon had always kept himself in great shape. For Jon, football was always the motivation he needed to take care of his health. After college,...

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Athlete of the Month– Kris Koelzer — August 2016

We knew Kris and her husband Zach were something special the first time we met them at our Beginner's Only Class back in February. They were already strong, moved well, and very athletic. But they were bored with their in-home routine and looking to be challenged and...

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Athlete of the Month– Ashley Weber– July 2016

Ashley Weber is a certified B.A. She saves lives as a paramedic and firefighter, raises two beautiful kids, and kicks serious butt at the gym in her spare time. She came to Blackbird 6 months ago with a solid CrossFit and weightlifting background. She was a little...

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