CrossFit Virilis Member of the Month: Helen Dupont

Helen is a real champ, an early bird, and an all-around incredible human. She has many different talents in her trade, and we appreciate them all. We love seeing her face at 4:48 a.m. (yes, we said early bird – she’s never late to class) when she arrives with her beau, Corey, each morning for the 5 a.m. sesh. She’s committed, dedicated, and always wanting to get better, because she knows what she does in the gym translates into all the greatness outside the gym. She’s determined, as well, in her personal training sessions, to hit new goals like pull-ups and getting comfortable upside down, and she makes great gains with every one! Get to know more about Helen:

1. How long have you been doing CrossFit?

I started Crossfit 2015 and did 2 years. Stopped in 2017 and came back this summer.

2. What’s your favorite workout?

I don’t have a favorite workout. I love them all.

3. What’s your favorite movement?

My favorite movement is the snatch. Power and squat

4. Why do you do CrossFit?

I Crossfit because it makes me happy. Crossfit challenges me to be the best version of me mentally, physically and spiritually.

5. What meal could you eat every day for the rest of your life?

Anything Korean.

6. How has CFV helped you?

CFV has helped me find the love and happiness I once had for the sport. CFV has helped me overcome my fears and to have faith in myself. I have achieved not just CF movements but they helped me achieve a sense of accomplishment everyday I am in the gym doing my best.

7. If you could have dinner with anyone dead or alive, who would it be and why?

My parents and e-mo ( aunt in Korean.) I miss them everyday and I would do anything to be with them just 1 more day.

8. Top three favorite movies.

The Avengers, Elf, and Forest Hump are just a few favorite movies. 🙂

9 What makes you the happiest?

What makes me the happiest is that I am able to wake up every morning. Blessed and happy. Ready to tackle my day and whatever life brings my way. I do, of course, need my 1 hour for myself. 5 am Crossfit at CFV. 1% percent better every day when I go to class.

10. Anything else you want to add about CFV, CrossFit, or yourself?

Thank you to everyone at CFV for being so welcoming and supportive. I love you all and I hope I can meet everyone and finally put beautiful names to beautiful faces.❤

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