Member Testimonials

Meet Teryn and Ray Megill

Teryn was born and raised in Montgomery County, Maryland. She went to college at the Univeristy of Maryland, but fell in love with fitness long before that. She played a bunch of sports in high school including Field Hockey, Golf, and Lacrosse. Teryn began her journey...

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Meet Timmy Connolly

Timmy was always active growing up. He played Football and Lacrosse in High school and went on to play Lacrosse at ECU, Division 1, on club level. He is a Commercial Real Estate Broker in Montgomery County and DC and does not have a set schedule so he attends...

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Meet “Jerin”

Meet Jared Ray and Erin Fothergill "JERIN" Erin played soccer and tennis growing up and was a big runner during the off-seasons. When she was in college she was a fitness instructor and taught BodyPump(a strength/weight lifting class) and interval training classes....

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Meet Ketan Khare

Despite some preliminary experiments with basketball, tennis, and martial arts as hobbies while growing up, Ketan did not find athletic pursuits enjoyable due to poorly controlled asthma. In graduate school, stress, bad food habits and a fully sedentary lifestyle led...

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Meet Allison Toth

Allison has always enjoyed physical activity as part of her life style but she hasn't always been the most physically fit of persons growing up. When she was a pre-teen demo'ing the latest 90's style mushroom bowl haircut, she ate a ton of her grandmother's apple...

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Meet Dion Norwood

Ever since Dion was a kid, he has always been involved in basketball. He was involved in both basketball and track &field in high school and ran the 300m hurdles and 400m sprint. Dion is originally from central florida( Orlando, Daytona Beach) but moved up to the DMV...

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Meet Lennell Quarles

Lennell was a Chaplain, a personnel specialist and a Commissary Officer in the Air force for 17 years. He ran Track and Field in junior high and high school. He also participated in football, basketball and softball. He was a fair player and did a lot of running when...

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Meet Melissa Sinkiewicz

Melissa is a Physician specializing in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and develop treatment plans for people with sports injuries, Neurologic conditions and other orthopedic problems. Physical activity plays an integral role in her work as she is constantly...

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Meet Paul Tandoc

Paul is a 33 year old US Army Captain in the Army Medical Department and an Occupational therapist at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center. He is a very active person with his athletic training, medical professional training, and hobby pursuits - woodworking,...

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Meet Eric Villman and Korrin Bonnigson

What is your athletic background? -Korrin: None, really. I walked whenever I was behind trees in Junior High Cross Country and threw up every.single.race, and was afraid of the ball in "pigtail" league softball when I was 7-8. -Eric: I did Muay Thai kickboxing on and...

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Michael Cassidy

He served as an active duty Marine Officer from 1986 to 1991 with his last assignments with 2nd Force Reconnaissance Company. He deployed quite a bit, but never into a combat situation. Major Doug Zembiec received his commission 9 years after him and served in the...

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Meet Sarah Cates

Happy Mothers Day and here's a few words from Crossfit Mom SARAH CATES "I have been CrossFitting since June 2013 - 3 months after my daughter was born, and after a pregnancy with lots of pizza and 0 exercise! I couldn’t even do full squats on 10lb wall ball shots when...

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Meet Brian Megill

Brian works as the Director of Player Development at Performance Sport Systems. He started at PSS right after he graduated college and joined his brother Ray. Brian played Football, Basketball and Lacrosse through out high school and played Division 1 Lacrosse at...

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Meet Bob Gawler

Bob is a Dir. of Professional Services in the software/services industry. He is also the father of 2 adorable boys. Bob has been a multi-sport athlete through High School. Club lacrosse in college, multi-sport/adventure racing post-grad. What he loves about Crossfit...

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Meet Bri Lizmi

Bri has been a Hardshell for a few months now. You may not have seen her recently, as she had been preparing for a half Ironman triathlon. Bri comes from another CrossFit gym in the area, and has been CrossFitting for quite a while. On October 17th, Bri raced in the...

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