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8 Dec

You know what is crazy? I am.

I am crazy in love (thanks Beyonce) with CrossFit and the community that surrounds it.

I have been CrossFitting for 5 years now and some of the people I met at our old gym I am still very close with and a lot of them have actually come to the same gym Dan and I are now at. That first gym rooted me in many amazing friendships that if it weren’t for CrossFit I have no clue if we would have ever crossed paths. In the photo below- all of these people I met within my first year of CrossFit and just this past week we all worked out together as if nothing has changed even though we are all in such different points in our lives than we were 5 years ago.

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On the count of three say “Omniaaaa”

“But.. what about all of these new people you have met?”

They are also so amazing and even after 7 months at CrossFit Omnia I feel like I have known these people for years and plan to hold on to these friendships for decades to follow.

This past weekend was our gyms holiday party and there is no better place to really get to know someone. We sweat, cry, laugh and get more fit together every day so it is truly a treat when we all get dressed up, have a few drinks and really get to know each other on a deeper level. Of course, you start the night with those you feel most comfortable with but then after that first beer most people start to branch out and talk to those who they may not know too well. That happened to me this weekend and was reminded how great this community is.

Every time I think about the night I smile. Seriously. Every. Freaking. Time.

Pre drinks. Beers at Blue Moon. A speech from the gyms owner. Speed bump with music and pool at a dive bar, and then an after party at Matchbox in RiNo. So many name tags. Lots of dancing. Classic sing-a-long videos, where at the end of the night I realized Seals, “Kissed by a Rose” really brings people together. And maybe, just maybe, alcohol.

omnia holiday party

 

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