Catch up with the Crew – Tuesday 16th April, 2019

Apr 15th, 2019

Category: Blog

Catch up with the Crew – Tuesday 16th April, 2019

Check out what Monique Coupe has to say when I asked her a few questions recently about her time at CFWS. 

As always, the best way to get to know more is to take some time to chat next time you see her in the box.


Name: M0nique Coupe

Nick Name: Mon – no real back story to this, just easier to say

Life Level (Age): 35

Job: Manager of the airport café

When did you start with CFWS? : December 18

Your Fundamentals experience? : It was an experience and a half.

Your CrossFit experience to date? : I love it 💪 no day is the same

Life outside of CFWS? : I play a lot of netball 5 games a week plus training for my Saturday team, also a mother of 1 👪

Any movements you particularly like? : I really enjoy deadlifts and back squats

What movements are you paying particular attention too? : Pull-ups haha can’t do one – YET!

 Anything coming up on your to-do list?? : Queenstown 10km in November

What do you think the most unpleasant sounding word is to you? : Moist

Have you ever met someone famous? : Have met a few famous people coming through the airport

What is the first thing that you do when you wake up? : Put my glasses on can’t see a lot without them

Do you prefer to swim in pools of the ocean? : Pool

If you joined the circus, what would your act be? : Clown 🎪

What makes you angrier than it really should? : Rude people

What makes you laugh more than it really should? : Cat videos haha

Have you read any good books lately? : Nope, don’t have a lot of time for books

What life lesson have you had to learn the hard way? : Life is to short to worry about the small stuff, enjoy the time you have with family and friends as they won’t be around forever.


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