MEMBER STORIES

Athlete Spotlight – Lindsay Shea

What's up e-town!!  This athlete features one of our 5:30 a.m. fire breathers, Lindsay!  Lindsay is an amazing example of what CrossFit is all about.  She works her tail off every time she steps into the gym, and always has a great intensity about her.  However, she...

Athlete Spotlight – Mitch Hicks

Good morning e-towners!  Today we have an awesome spotlight featuring Mitch.  Mitch has gone above and beyond to create a better version of himself.  He is a humble guy who realizes his weaknesses, but then has the strength and mental fortitude to take action against...

Athlete Spotlight – Bill McMurray

Hey e-town, this athlete shout out goes to Bill McMurray. Bill has been extremely dedicated to becoming the best version of himself.  Anyone who has worked out with him knows that he pushes his limits every time he sets foot in the gym.  He has recently completed his...

Athlete Spotlight – Abhi

Hey etown crew, this spotlight is about an incredible new member, Abhishek (aka Abhi)!  Abhi is a graduate from our first New You Challenge, and has a great mentality about CrossFit.  He works extremely hard, and is always eager to correct/ improve his technique.  I...

Athlete Spotlight – Meredith

Hey guys, if you haven't  met Meredith already, you've definitely seen her awesome scores and PR's on the whiteboard.  After graduating our Right Start Program, Meredith started kicking butt in regular classes.  She's a prime example of how consistent hard work and...

Athlete Spotlight – Garit

Garit joined our CrossFit e-town Community through our 6-Week New You Challenge!  Looking to gain strength, endurance, and have fun along the way, he took this challenge head on and had some amazing results!  Read up a little more about Garit below!  Occupation:...

Athlete Spotlight – Ankit

What brought you to CrossFit e-town?  It had been close to two months since I had moved to Evanston from the city and hadn't found a good gym yet. In between working full-time and attending school I found myself losing my health, gaining weight. I always liked working...

Athlete Spotlight – Stefanie

What brought you to CrossFit e-town? I went on vacation to Hawaii and saw people doing CrossFit on the beach and thought "Hmmm that looks fun- they are all in such great shape!" so I told myself when I got home from vacation that I would join CrossFit near my house to...

Athlete Spotlight – Julie

How long have you been CrossFitting and where were you before CrossFit e-town? 3 ½ years. I started my CrossFit journey at Signal 5 CrossFit in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. When we moved to Chicago in October of 2015 I was a member of Windy City CrossFit. What brought...

Athlete Spotlight – Jason

The Basics Name: Jason YanowitzNickname on the boards: Jason. Kevin keeps trying to make J-Train a thing, but it’s not a thing.Member Since: The beginning.Occupation: Software EngineerWords to live by: Friends don’t let friends cross picket lines.Favorite quote: The...

Member Spotlight – Patty and Sam

Name(s): Patty and Sam Age(s): Patty 59, Sam 58 Occupation(s):  Patty: Cardiology Nurse Practitioner Sam: Marketing/Business Development How long have you been at CrossFit e-town?:  "We took CrossFit 101 in February, 2016, so about 8 months." What do you enjoy doing...

Athlete Spotlight – Natalie

Age: 27 Occupation(s):  Clinical Athletic Trainer and Researcher, Northwestern University How long have you been at CrossFit e-town?:  "I have been CrossFit-ing for 3 years (wow! that went fast) and at e-town since August 2016." What do you enjoy doing outside of...