Trip to the Top

Chad Persing doesn’t just move mountains. He climbs them. And one of the tallest peaks in America is no exception. On July 25, he loaded a 51-pound backpack behind him and headed into a challenge much bigger than his usual trails of North Georgia, which grew to be some 2,000 miles away. After approximately 15 hours and 11 miles of hiking, Persing stood next to … Continue reading Trip to the Top

Youth Pastor Prioritizes Fitness

Ross Cook, a youth pastor at Crossroads Baptist Church in Valdosta, Georgia, used to have trouble finding time around his work for his health and fitness. He and his wife, Wendy, decided to start their fitness journey together, which then presented the other issue of finding something that would fit with both of their schedules. CrossFit Winnersville became the solution. Not only did it provide … Continue reading Youth Pastor Prioritizes Fitness

Marine Veteran, 76, Is CrossFit Fanatic

Bill Sutton, a 76-year-old Marine veteran, is the epitome of longevity and endurance. This fitness fanatic is a regular at Thomasville’s local Crossfit community, Townie. The grandfather of five recently celebrated his 40th wedding anniversary by hiking Blood Mountain, the highest mountain on the Appalachian trail, with his wife right beside him. Sutton has developed a love for exercise since his introduction into the Crossfit … Continue reading Marine Veteran, 76, Is CrossFit Fanatic

CrossFit Challenges Mind and Body

Mary Beth Smith, 49, is always looking for the next new thing in fitness. In her desire to still look great as she got older, she discovered Townie CrossFit in Thomasville, Georgia. Smith, who has attended Townie CrossFit for the last 16 months, said that she already felt stronger after her first few lessons. This success was mostly attributed to having a capable coach. “My … Continue reading CrossFit Challenges Mind and Body