Athlete Spotlight: Lisa M

December’s Athlete spotlight is also CFC’s award recipient for Best Attitude. It’s a great month to be Lisa Misset! This December also marks one more “great” for Lisa: her last radiation treatment! Six months ago, Lisa was diagnosed with Breast Cancer. She underwent surgery with great prognosis. Preventative Chemo, and radiation followed.

Lisa kept up her regular CrossFit class schedule. “CrossFit was my daily norm. I didn’t have to modify the WODs. CrossFit kept me feeling positive, I knew that I still had my life.” Lisa adds that she decides what she needs to do, and does it! Those that attend class with Lisa, or have coached have found inspiration and confidence for themselves.

Lisa is originally from Kansas. She came to San Diego for law school, 38 years ago. Lisa was a criminal prosecutor for 20 years. A profession that she loved, especially the trial work. “For women trial work is like playing professional sports. There is no other profession in which women can be as competitive and aggressive.” Lisa has also coached Mock Trial for San Diego’s high school students, and found it to be one of the highlights of her life.

Lisa’s immediate family is her daughter Celeste who is 22, and is in New York attending college. Lisa’s husband Tom pokes his head into the gym from time to time. They have been together for 15 years and married for 13 years. Lisa is a dog lover through and through. Currently she has a Rottweiler and a Pit Bull. Many Thursday mornings the gym members get to see Lisa out walking with dogs from Paws, Coronado’s dog and cat shelter.

Lisa has been a member of CFC for two years. Jean Wiesner (a former CFC member) introduced her to CrossFit. Lisa has also been a swimmer her whole life, competing in rough water swims, and swimming for Coronado Masters.

Lisa’s goals as a CrossFitter are to keep getting better. All of the movements we do in class were new to her when she joined. Lisa keeps pushing ahead, even small jumps up in weight she takes as an accomplishment. Her favorite movements are deadlifts, pull-ups (which she can now do a few strict), and rope climbs. Getting up the rope is her proudest accomplishment in the gym to date. Now, Lisa is determined to master double unders!

What does Lisa love about CFC that keeps her coming back? The great vibe, community, everyone is accepted without judgement. Classes are never boring, and there are new skills to learn. Lisa adds that since her retirement from the law profession, its rewarding to have new accomplishments. Getting better is her motivation, even just pushing ahead in small increments. Its also those small incremental jumps that keep her injury free, and allow her to attend classes as often as she likes.

Her advice for new CrossFitters, “You can do it, I do. Set small goals. Set your own goals. Don’t look around and worry about what others are doing. Its just like swimming, keep your head down and go, you waste time looking around. This is your journey. Tell yourself YES!

 

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Shannon’s love of exercise started with high school sports and continued through college. Her background includes over five years of cardiac and pulmonary rehabilitation, her own at-home personal training company, and group fitness classes.  Shannon started CrossFit at CFC in 2011. As a new mom, she could no longer spend the hours required for marathon and triathlon training. She consistently attended the 6am CFC class for two and a half years, including through the entire pregnancy of baby #2. In 2014, the Navy moved the Campoamor’s to Japan and then to Italy. In Europe, Shannon took advantage of the global CrossFit community-making friends with fellow athletes all over the world. In 2019, the Navy moved the Campoamor’s back to Coronado, where they happily rejoined the CFC family.

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Shannon has been coaching CrossFit since 2012 when she earned her Level I certificate. soon after she earned her Level II and has since renewed. She went on to obtain her CrossFit weightlifting Level I and Level II certifications as well as the Catapult Weightlifting from Don McCauley. Shannon has been coaching with Crossfit Coronado since 2017. Shannon ran the Olympic Lifting program at Crossfit Coronado when it was offered. She’s competed in crossfit at a handful of local events and aspires to come last place at regionals one day.

Favorite movement is the Olympic Lift -Snatch & least favorite will always be running. Loves coaching at CrossFit Coronado because it’s a gym where everyone is welcome regardless of fitness level. You won’t find any clicks here, just some great people great community and coaches that are always working to be better each day.

Shannon’s go to saying ‘ I’ll quit tomorrow’.

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Working out” has been a part of Johanna’s life for as long as she can remember. Her educational background follows suit. However, it wasn’t until she was introduced to CrossFit, that she felt truly “fit”. Johanna got her Level 1 certificate to help others on their journey to improving their lives through exercise in a supportive community.  Johanna has had many teaching opportunities cross her path, from preschool children, elementary school PE, teaching water exercise with the elderly, coaching kids soccer, and now coaching CrossFit.  In her off time, Johanna enjoys time with her family on the beach, and watching her children’s sports.

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Kimberly started doing CrossFit in 2010.  She quickly realized the awesome benefits of CrossFit and was eager to help Clint when they decided to take over as the owners.  She helps with our teen program and the behind the scenes work that needs to be done.  Kim works part time as an oncology nurse and is a full time to mom to their two little girls. Prior to that, she worked for the City of San Diego for over ten years teaching children of all ages and abilities how to swim and spent three years working as a substitute teacher for kids in grades K-12.  Kim took long-term sub positions teaching high school physical education and middle school science.  After seeing the lack of physical fitness with kids in the school systems, Kim wanted to help set up a teen program to give kids a positive physical outlet aside from school competitive sports.  After having kids and realizing how challenging it is to workout with little ones, she also created a program in the gym to offer childcare so that moms (and dads) can get their workouts in!  Email Kim

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Clint started as a customer with CrossFit Coronado in October 2008.  He became a trainer in August 2009, and the owner in August 2010.  He has been an athlete since he was young.  Starting with 7 years of gymnastics and martial arts, as well as high school football and track.  In college, he got into endurance running and swimming.  He was first introduced to CrossFit in the military.  A CrossFit athlete is one that is well rounded in all areas of fitness.   It was this, and the fact that there is absolutely no way to duplicate the results that CrossFit produces for the short amount of time the workouts require, that initially hooked Clint.  Clint has personally experienced improvement in every aspect of fitness, with much shorter workout times.  He competed in the SoCal Regionals in 2010 with a team and in 2011 and 2012 as an individual.  Clint thoroughly enjoys helping people reach their goals.  Clint recently completed a Doctorate in Physical Therapy from the university of Saint Augustine and is excited to integrate PT into the gym. His goal is to help professionalize the fitness industry and bring educated and safe training to everyone.  Clint enjoys working with everyone, especially people who need more individualized attention or modifications.  If you’re interested in CrossFit Coronado or personal training, email Clint.

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