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Mark Salopek, CrossFit TTG October 2019 Athlete of the Month

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Mark Salopek, CrossFit TTG October 2019 Athlete of the Month

What made you start CrossFit?

I wanted to improve my strength and explosiveness for ice hockey, oh yeah, to look good naked. 

What is one thing most people don’t know about you?

I played ice hockey and was a trainer for the football team while attending college at the University of Notre Dame.

What are your favorite and least favorite movements in CrossFit?

My favorite movement: Squats

Least Favorite: Overhead Squats

What is your ultimate cheat meal?

When caught cheating its usually with Oreo Cookies and Milk

Since starting CrossFit, What is your biggest/proudest accomplishment?

Nine months ago I could only do pullups while band assisted. Now I am up to 12 unassisted strict pullups. I want to hit 20 by the end of the year. 

What are your top three favorite movies of all time?

 The Terminator, The Big Lebowski, and Shallow Grave (E. McGregor)

What is your favorite past time outside of the box?

My favorite past time is bass fishing. I go almost every weekend all year long.