Each month Overland Park CrossFit recognizes a member who exemplifies our values and motivates others in the gym. December’s Athlete of the Month is Lori Hayden. Lori has been at OPCF since 2022. Lori is part of the 5:30 am gang. She walks in, ready to get to work. She has a very caring personality, which shows through her interest in hearing about things going on in other members’ lives! She is also powerful, and an amazing runner! It has been amazing having her here, and we are excited to have her continue crushing it here, at OPCF! Please read below to learn about Lori and what she has to say! We are so happy to have Lori with us at OPCF, and could not be more proud to recognize her for our December Athlete of the Month!
How long have you been working out at Overland Park CrossFit? – Since October 2022
What were your thoughts after your first CrossFit workout? – I remember it being a lot different than I thought but in a good way! Do you remember what it was? – no idea, it was too long ago!
What has been your favorite workout so far? – hmmm….there have been some good ones but I like the longer, chipper metcons (as long as it doesn’t involve the bike!).
What do you like to do outside of work? – Spend time at the lake
What advice would you give a newbie just starting at OPCF? – It’s tough at first but gets better.
What is on your bucket list? – travel the southern coast
Aside from necessities, what one thing could you not go a day without? – Monster!
If your pet could talk, what do you think they might say about you? They would say I leave them too much.
What is your favorite random fact? Key West doesn’t have natural sand beaches.
What is your go-to karaoke song? Journey – Don’t Stop Believin’