Every month we select an athlete that demonstrates exceptional dedication, positivity, and support toward their fellow athletes and community. Our featured “Athlete of the Month” for April 2019 is not one but two amazing athletes in our community……Daniela Botrugno & Patrice Delcroix! They won as a team our Winter Melt Challenge – Congratulations!
This is Patrice…
What’s your athletic background?
After a few years in karate, I went to fitness. I hiked a lot and did cycling. I was also in life-saving swimming team.
What was your first experience with CrossFit?
Daniela told me about it and I tried it.
When did you start CrossFit?
In Nov 2017 with a lot of soreness
Why did you choose CrossFit Schaffhausen?
It’s 3 minutes away from the office and the introduction by James has really promising.
What keeps you coming back?
I do not have back pain anymore. The fact that I’m making progress motivates me.
How do you like to spend your free time?
I like to work in the garden. And I also like to enjoy a glass of whiskey on weekends. 🙂
What are one or two improvements you have seen in your life since starting CrossFit?
I have never been so fit! It’s fun to do things that used to be more exhausting.
What are your goals for 2019?
Continue to train 2 times a week in the box. Survive the whole year without injuries.
What would you say to someone thinking about starting CrossFit?
Just try it! Either it fits or not.
What’s your favorite & least favorite CrossFit movement?
I love rowing. I hate double unders!
What’s your favorite cheat meal?
Anything else you would like to share with your CrossFit Schaffhausen family?
It’s a very cool family 😉