In the Fall of 2008, the owners of CrossFit Valley Park were lucky enough to have Coach Mike Burgener as a guest. Thanks go to Tracy Fober! Although the Olympic Lifting Workshop was excellent, our private time the Friday before was extra special. We got to get some private coaching, shared stories, and enjoyed good food and drink.
I had to ask one of the best Olympic Lifting coaches in the country one question. What do you like about CrossFit? He said, "the best thing about CrossFit is the people." We could go on and on about different reasons it has taken the fitness industry by storm but this point really made me think and I couldn't agree with him more. What we have here is truly special and if you embrace it, you will reach your goals and make good friends along the way.
You can find numerous articles, blogs, and quotes from CrossFit athletes, coaches, families, and other peers that all express this same "family" aspect of CrossFit. Here is one:It CAN change your life.