Kinetic Sports Elite would like to introduce you to an up and coming Crossfit athlete, Nessa Stukalsky. Recently, we asked Nessa a little bit about her Crossfit journey and here is a little bit of that story:
Name: Nessa Stukalsky
Age: 12 years old
What does Coach Mike call you?
Nessy/ Pint Size
How long have you been doing Crossfit?
About 1 year
What is your favorite thing about Crossfit?
My favorite thing about CrossFit is lifting weights and pushing myself to be the best I can be.
What is your favorite Crossfit skill?
My favorite CrossFit skills are cleans and deadlifts.
What previous activities did you do before Crossfit?Before CrossFit, I was a competitive gymnast.
What was your motivation for trying Crossfit?After leaving gymnastics, I wanted to stay strong and fit.
What were some of the challenges you faced when you first started Crossfit?
When I first started CrossFit, I wasn't used to the cardio. The only running I did before that was into a tumbling pass or towards the vault.
At what point did you know Crossfit was for you?
I knew CrossFit was for me the second I tried it!
What are some significant changes have you seen during your Crossfit journey?I have seen myself get stronger, and I'm actually a decent runner!
What has been your proudest moment?My proudest moment was winning the final event at the Garage Games Invitational!
What changes have you seen outside of the gym?I am more confident facing new challenges.
As you continue to work inside the gym, tell us one Crossfit goal and one life goal:
One CrossFit goal is get my ring muscle-up, and one life goal is to make the top volleyball team for my club.
There you have it! We are so proud of Nessa's progress and can't wait to see what the future has in store for this dedicated athlete. Check Nessa out and other KSE athletes on our Instagram page: kinetic_sports_elite