MARIA

Coach

  • CrossFit Level 1
  • CPR Certified

Tell us about yourself. Where did you grow up? Go to College? Family life? Full Time Job?
I grew up in Russia, went to college there too. I live in America since 2010 with my husband and our twin daughters. I work with children with special needs part time and stay with my girls the rest of time.

How did you get into CrossFit?
I found out about CF from a friend and was happy to find something that fits perfectly in my image of fitness. As more I explore about CF more sense it makes, as more I’m doing it more I get addicted:)

How did you become a part of CrossFit Purged?
We moved to CA 1.5 years ago and my husband bought me membership as a birthday present.

What made you decide to become a CF coach?
It’s have been my dream and I shared it with my coach. He said “go for it” and I did:)

How has CF benefited you beyond the gym?
It’s a big part of my life now, it fills me, it helps me stay healthy physically and emotionally, and it gives me a chance to be a part of a great community.

What is your favorite WOD? Least favorite?
Karen is both favorite and least favorite: It’s like competition between me and the wod, if I get a good time – I won, if I can’t walk for week after it – Karen won. If both – we are even