Member Spotlight

March 31, 2019

Member Spotlight: Lewis D.

Lewis D. has been an inspiration at the U Street location with his easy smile, interest in trying new movements and desire to constantly improve. We’re delighted to feature him in this month’s member spotlight!

How long have you been doing CrossFit (and what inspired you to begin)? How long

February 1, 2019

Member Spotlight: Michael S.

How long have you been doing CrossFit (and what inspired you to begin) How long have you been at CFDC?
I started in February of 2018, one of my great friends who had just survived stage iv colon cancer told me to check it out I did, and got hooked.

December 3, 2018

Member Spotlight: Jake S.

This month’s Member Spotlight is Jake Strickler. Jake, in addition to being a member of the CFDC community, recently used his athletic skills to accomplish two long-time goals: Qualifying for the Boston Marathon and running a sub-three hour race. We are so proud of Jake and his accomplishment, read below

November 2, 2018

Member Spotlight: Rachel B.

Meet Rachel B. our Member Spotlight for this November!


So for background, you’re from Toronto, started CrossFit in RI, and came here to get your doctorate at GW right?

I moved from RI to DC to get my doctorate at GW. I had only just started CrossFit when I

September 30, 2018

Member Spotlight: Sam L.

Sam Lough to some, ShamWOW to many.

CFDC is proud to have him be our Member Spotlight this October

for his amazing PR’s and corny antics.


How long have you been doing CrossFit (and what inspired you to begin)? How long have you been at CFDC? Why did you

September 1, 2018

Member Spotlight: Austin D.

Member Spotlight: Austin D

From Ole Miss to DC, Austin makes an impact wherever he goes. Six months into CrossFit, Austin has made tremendous progress. From gymnastics to barbell movements, all of our coaches notice Austin’s consistent determination to unlock new skills. Keep pushing – in six months from now,

July 31, 2018

Member Spotlight: Barrett L.

August Member Spotlight: Barrett L. 

After 6 months with us, Barrett has hit PR after PR and we couldn’t be prouder to have him as a member of our community. Read more about Barrett and his experience thus far with us below.

How long have you been doing CrossFit (and

June 11, 2018

Goodbye, Coach Zach!

Coach Spotlight: Zach Starsia 

For the past year, we have reaped the benefits of Zach’s coaching at our U Street location. Now, before he packs up and heads west, Zach will be on the calendar for one last Friday (June 15).  As he wraps up his last few
June 11, 2018

Thank you, Emily!

Coach Spotlight: Emily Baskin

Coach Emily is easy to locate.  Six days a week, mornings and evenings, at H Street and U Street; she’s up at the whiteboard — observing our lifts, pushing us through met-cons, and inspiring us to improve as athletes.  Along the way, Emily has woven herself