February’s Featured Male Athlete: Tom McCormick


February’s Featured Male Athlete: Tom McCormick

Name: Tom McCormick

Hometown: Whitefish Bay

Age: 40

CrossFitting since: 2/2012

Favorite WOD or movement: Back squat

Least favorite WOD or movement:  mountain climbers, but that could just be because they killed me last time I did them.

What is your fitness background? What were you doing before CrossFit?random crap since 2003, before that, not much at all

How did you get into CrossFit? Met Tyler and Amy, decided to give it a try and loved it!

How have you changed since starting Badger CrossFit? way more conscious of what I put into my body

What are your goals for 2013? Where are you in terms of achieving them? 25 strict pullups without a band – not close enough

What makes Badger CrossFit unique? Tyler and Amy – and the fitness family they have built

Any best BCF stories?  None that I can remember.

What advice do you have for people just getting started? listen to the coach, and don’t be afraid to ask questions, and most importantly – is the quote on the board by the stereo – “…it’s that you finish.”