June 2022

Derek Dinkles success story

Derek Dinkle

Tell us a little about yourself. I was born and raised here in Staunton. I currently live in Stuart's Draft, I also work in Stuart's Draft at Little Debbie's as a Process Operator making powdered donuts for almost 9 years. My hobbies include travelin...

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May 2022

Mike Piscitellis success story

Mike Piscitelli

Tell us a little about yourself. I am married to my lovely wife Antoinette. We have a grown, daughter and son in-law with 2 children that live in Maryland. We have lived in the valley for the past 11 years. I work for Lineage Logistics as a SME Sales...

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April 2022

Alex Halls success story

Alex Hall

Tell us a little about yourself. I work in our local community emergency room. I was born and raised in Augusta County. Growing up, I never participated in any kind of sports or weightlifting. I found CrossFit from a friend that I consider a brother ...

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March 2022

Deke Aleshires success story

Deke Aleshire

Tell us a little about yourself. I work at Lawrence Equipment and I am married to my lovely wife Missy. I have two children - my son Caeden and my daughter Aida.  I grew up in Waynesboro and in my free time I like to hunt and fish.  In high school ...

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February 2022

Melissa Nices success story

Melissa Nice

Tell us a little about yourself. I live in Stuarts Draft with my husband Spencer and our children, Aaron, Alandra, and Easton. I teach at SDHS and coach volleyball and track. I was very involved in athletics in HS and ran track in college. I have don...

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January 2022

Lindsey Shiffletts success story

Lindsey Shifflett

Tell us a little about yourself. I’m from Verona, Virginia and I live in Staunton with my wife and my son, Theo. My son and my wife are my whole world and they make me want to be the best version of myself. I enjoy watching movies, TV shows, listen...

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December 2021

Nathan Yinglings success story

Nathan Yingling

Tell us a little about yourself. I grew up in Augusta County and while I drifted from the valley for a couple years it’s great to be back home. My wife got me into CrossFit back in 2016 and it’s been a great journey ever since. During the week I...

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November 2021

Briana Sheltons success story

Briana Shelton

Tell us a little about yourself. Wow, this is difficult. As I reflect I have done a lot, been through a lot and am thankful to be where I am. First and foremost I am a mom to my two children Adam and Stella! it is by far the most difficult job I have...

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October 2021

Pam Ramseys success story

Pam Ramsey

Tell us a little about yourself. I've lived in the valley my whole life, but I currently live in Stuarts Draft with my husband, Keith. I work at McKee Foods (Little Debbie) in the ingredient receiving warehouse. I enjoy hiking, running, traveling, ha...

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September 2021

Shelly Wagners success story

Shelly Wagner

Tell us a little about yourself. I am from Churchville and I have a son Jaxson (that single mom life) and I spend a lot of time on the football and baseball fields.  I have worked at Mrs.Rowes Restaurant for 18 yrs as a waitress. In my down time, I...

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August 2021

Brians success story

Brian

Tell us a little about yourself. Let's see... The Valley has been my home for a long time. For the last 15 years I've worked at Cadence Inc in Staunton. I love hiking with my wife and our dogs, getting in a round of golf when I can and enjoying our l...

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July 2021

Joey Wrights success story

Joey Wright

Tell us a little about yourself. Originally from Staunton, VA. I graduated from Staunton High School (formally Robert E. Lee) and VA Tech. Currently work for Merck in Elkton, Va. I live in Fishersville, Va with my wife and two kids. What are your ...

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June 2021

Emily Shabers success story

Emily Shaber

Tell us a little about yourself. Hello, I’m Emily! My husband, Aaron, and I hail from Richmond, but we have lived here in the beautiful valley for almost 10 years. Half a lifetime ago I was a competitive swimmer, and I dabbled in triathlons, but th...

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May 2021

Keith Ramseys success story

Keith Ramsey

Tell us a little about yourself. I'm from Stuarts Draft and have been happily married to my wife/workout partner Pam for almost 3 years. I work for Segra as Manager of Data Center Infrastructure, and love to be outside. I enjoy playing soccer, golf, ...

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April 2021

Stephanie Turners success story

Stephanie Turner

Tell us a little about yourself. I am from Alexandria, VA (right outside of DC) I live in Waynesboro with my girlfriend, two dogs, and cat. I love to go hiking with them, trying new food, and traveling. What are your goals for CrossFit? Why do you...

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March 2021

Paige Babbs success story

Paige Babb

Tell us a little about yourself. I am from North Carolina and I work for Schneider as a Driver Manager. Schneider hauls the freight for the Target DC in Stuarts Draft. My hobbies mainly consist of fitness – running, hiking, all things CrossFit, and...

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February 2021

Greg Winess success story

Greg Wines

Tell us a little about yourself. I’m from Lexington and I work for Ecolab Corporation as a commercial chemical equipment installer.  My hobbies include spending time with my wife and daughter and also my dog.  I never had much of a background wit...

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January 2021

Desiree Battens success story

Desiree Batten

Tell us a little about yourself. Originally I’m from Alaska, I needed to defrost my bones so I moved! I am married, 16 years and counting, with 3 boys. I am a hairdresser mainly because I love to make people happy. The satisfaction of the happy smi...

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