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Featured Member Friday- Joe Mueller

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Joe Mueller and his girlfriend Jess joined Riverbend together at the end of August after going through one on one basic training classes.  Joe has been excelling in classes the last month. He’s made great progress with the unfamiliar gymnastics and barbell movements, and in  case you didn’t know, he’s basically a professional kickball player! We wanted to get to know him a little better through our featured member Friday.

What is your job/occupation?
I’m a mechanic and fabricator at Brighton Collision Repair, a shop that I own with my Dad in Brighton.

Describe yourself in 3 words.
Driven, Hardworking, and Goofy

What is your hobby outside of work and the gym?
I like to play team sports with friends, like volleyball and disc golf.

Where’s your favorite place to visit and why?
Austin, TX. It’s my hometown and I like to go back and visit all of my family, eat good food, and Keep Austin Weird.

What’s your favorite treat meal?
Definitely pizza!

What is your power animal? And why?
Wolf- I like their pack mentality and fierce loyalty.

What’s your favorite crossfit movement? And why?
So far, I’d say Toes to Rings. It’s not a movement I had ever tried before joining the gym and it’s fun!

What is something positive crossfit taught you about yourself?
I didn’t know I could finish workouts this tough lol I was never the type to spend a large amount of time in the gym because I didn’t know what I was doing. Now that I have some direction, I’m happy to find out how hard I can work.

What’s your favorite quote?
“That which you manifest is before you.” From my favorite book, The Art of Racing in the Rain by Garth Stein