CLIENT STORIES

Mandy Ryan: I was hooked

Mandy Ryan What's your occupation? Full time Mom of 2 active girls and maker of the WOD Balls. When did you start CFPO? March 2013 What brought you to CrossFit Port Orange? After having my 2nd child and soon turning 40 years old I was looking for something to really...

Scott Petersohn: Highlight of My Day

Scott Petersohn: Highlight of My Day I am retired now after a 40 year career in lifesaving, Law Enforcement and EMS. My last position was Deputy Chief of Operations with the Volusia County Beach Patrol. I started CFPO about 14 months ago. My daughter Hallie started...

Danny Stein: I love to clean, snatch, deadlift, and squat

Danny Stein: I love to clean, snatch, deadlift, and squat   Occupation? Teacher and football  coach at Mainland High School.  I am teaching a new class this year called Fitness Physiology and I am the Strength and Conditioning Coordinator, as well as coach...

Client Story: Anita Oskandy

Anita Oskandy I am an RN and I work in the Operating Room. In December 2015, my doctor wanted to start me on insulin because my A1C was really high - 8.7, I said no, I wanted to try again to get it down. I have fairly significant asthma and was dealing with recurrent...

Wayne Walker: I Did That Workout! YES!

Wayne Walker: I Did That Workout! YES! What brought you to CrossFit? At 53 my body was starting to fail me.  A brother RECON MARINE, Tracy Cullen, had been telling me about CrossFit for years. However, I never  listened! It just went in one ear out the other! That was...

Tammy Bolerjack: NEVER GIVE UP!!!

Tammy Bolerjack: NEVER GIVE UP!!! When I was asked if I wanted to do a client story, I thought I would have no idea what to say.   Not that I’m afraid or embarrassed to share my story, but more shy to write it down.  If you asked me in person, I could easily tell you...

Lane Jennings: Staying Consistent

Lane Jennings: Staying Consistent What brought you to CrossFit? A desire to work out and be accountable to the group. I was a pretty good athlete as a child. I stayed active and worked out often. I even used to go to the regular gym everyday and I would talk to my...

Lissette Deschamps: Working on Educating Myself

Lissette Deschamps:  Working on Educating Myself   What brought you to CF?  I had always wanted to try CrossFit.  I loved working out and I enjoyed lifting weights, but I was intimidated. I had started running with Lani and Mica and they invited me to attend a...

Blair “Momma B” Brumenschenkel: I’m 57 and Going Strong

Blair "Momma B" Brumenschenkel: I'm 57 and Going Strong I've never considered myself an athlete. But  I became intrigued by CF when a few friends began doing it. However, I was way too intimidated to try it.  When Kyle and his wife Sam started working out CrossFit...

Fred Beneby: Exercise is Going to Keep Me Young

Fred Beneby: Exercise is Going to Keep Me Young   What brought you to CrossFit Port Orange?  I became friends with Kyle’s grandmother, Georgine, a few years ago and she was always telling me that I needed to exercise to stay healthy as I got older. She exercised...

Giovanni Picione: Putting in My Best Work

Giovanni Picione: Putting in My Best Work Age: 41 Profession: Chemistry Professor What brought you to CrossFit Port Orange? What brought me to CrossFit was the fact that my wife had joined roughly a month earlier and it sounded like fun and a good motivational tool to...