We are pleased to welcome a few new faces to the front desk team this fall! Our new faces will join James in helping keep the gym organized and clean, answering questions, greeting you with a smile, and dishing out high fives and fist bumps all day long.
First up – Kelley Laxton! Kelley is no stranger to Roots and has been a member here since she was a senior in high school. See below to learn a little bit more about Kelley.
How many years have you been CrossFitting?
I have been CrossFitting for 3 years.
Where were you born and raised?
I was born in Oklahoma City and raised in Longmont, Colorado.
What’s your life story in four sentences? Ok, you’re still in college, how about two sentences?🙂
I was a competitive dancer growing up and decided to start CrossFit moving into College to keep up with my athleticism. I have a twin sister and an older brother.
What was your first CrossFit workout?
My first CrossFit workout was a squat snatch EMOM.
What is your favorite CrossFit workout?
I always enjoy workouts with a heavy barbell. Gwen would have to be my favorite workout, I love clean and jerks.
What is your least favorite CrossFit workout?
I strongly dislike any workout with running…shocking. Dallas will always be my least favorite workout.
What do you do for fun outside of CrossFit?
Outside of CrossFit I enjoy spending time fly fishing and hiking.
What are you studying?
I am studying Broadcast Journalism with an emphasis in Sports Media at CU Boulder.