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This past month, Ashley and I took a trip to Miami by ourselves so that Ashley could compete in the Wodapalooza 2017 Fitness competition. Wodapalooza is one of the largest CrossFit style competitions in the world, and Ashley qualified and competed in the 13-15 year old girl division with some of the world’s top competitors. Originally the whole family was going to be on this trip too, but Heather broke her foot, so she was immobile.
A little background first about Ashley and her interest in CrossFit. Ashley and I have been dedicated CrossFit enthusiasts for over 2 1/2 years. We typically go in for 5-7 training sessions per week, and we have so much fun with it. Ashley has really excelled and she is hoping to qualify for the CrossFit Games this year. We felt the Wodapalooza competition would be a great primer for her to see how she stacks up against some of the top competitors. The Wodapalooza competition is a 3-day fitness Festival with many different workouts to test the athlete in every way possible.
That looks like it was an amazing adventure. Your daughter is so amazing. I can’t believe the weight she’s moving. I think she’s going to be a major powerhouse by her senior year.
I love Kia! I was able to use a Soul when I was on a trip and I loved it. I am sure you are super proud of Ashley. She did such a great job!
It definitely sounds like an exhausting trip but also a wonderful one, too! But it does look like that Kia is amazing. I need to get one!
I just got a new car and it was a Kia. That Sedona looks awesome too.
Ok life goals… to be as fit as Ashely Reese! You go girl! I wish I could lift that!!
I have traveled with just one of my kids before. It can be a great way to reconnect. This looks like it would have been a fantastic competition.
You are both amazing!! You’re very supportive of his career and she’s very determined! Congrats, Ashley! 😀
I love red-eye flights because they aren’t so crowded (and the chances of you sitting beside a screaming baby are greatly reduced!) but I’m the same way, I can never sleep!
Good luck in the CrossFit Games this year, Ashley and congrats on your finish in Miami!
I would have been pooped just from flying, I couldn’t even imagine competing once I got there! You go girl!
I think it is awesome that you make fitness a family affair. Kudos because to your daughter for being so proactive.
That’s so great that she can participate in this. I think it’s great for anyone! I would love it if my girls want to do more of this when they get older.
8 place sounds pretty fantastic to me! I love that she’s so into fitness and loves what she does. Good luck to her on future competitions!
I think it’s great that Ashley is able to compete and hold her own against top competitors. Keep up the great work! I love that you work out together.
Congrats to Ashley. How wonderful to have a father /daughter experience like you are having with the cross-fit and then this trip.
It’s great that KIA supplied a fantastic vehicle to get around in and that Ashley did so good in the competition. I know you are a motivational factor, as well. Good luck in the next adventure.
That was such a fun trip for you guys. Ashley did great on th competition. The Kia Sedona sounds like an amazing car.
You guys sure are a fit-looking group!
And your adventures are always fun to read about.
Sounds like you’ve both had a great time! Congrats to Ashley! She’s awesome!
What an amazing trip and competition! I love that you are so supportive of Ashley! That Kia Sedona looks pretty darn sweet as well!
I have not traveled with just one. We go everywhere as a family. Maybe when they’re older.
What a great trip – and competition! I have only driven one Kia and it was a few years ago (a rental in another city.) It was a great car!
Wow that looks like a busy but fun trip. It’s nice to enjoy the time while you still can, time has been flying for my family already this year!
Those red eye flights are no joke but definitely much cheaper and worth it! I love my Kia! Glad I chose it! Congratulations to her!
Your such a great dad! Sounds like you and Ashley had great quality time together!
It is so nice to see a father and daughter doing things they both enjoy together. Ashley is really going to do great! I love her determination. Congratulations on her achievement!
Great job Ashley. You are doing such amazing things and it looks like you are having a blast doing it.
Way to go Ashley. I think that it is awesome that you are able to do CrossFit. I have heard some controversy about beginners injuring themselves. However, it isn’t something you can do instantly if you haven’t done it beford. Instead of rushing through the workout, they should focus on proper form. Proper form prevents injuries.
Congrats to Ashley. She is amazing. Competing at as such a young age and winning, awesome!
Wow, Ashley you are amazing! The KIA wagon is a great ride. I test drove one and we did not want to give it back. Great option for families who don’t want a boring minivan.
This looks like it was a fun trip! I love Miami, and any excuse to go there would be just amazing! Of course, Wodapalooza sounds like a huge challenge, and so cool that you got to reward yourself with this trip – what reward after a hard day of exercise!
What a fun trip, especially to ride around time in the Kia Sedona. I’ve driven one of those, and it is AWESOME! And what a fun way to get around for your daughter’s competition!
Go Ashley!!! I’m amazed at what she can do and I bet you are one proud papa! Sounded like an exhausting father/daughter trip that you both will remember forever! So awesome
Way to go Maddie. I believe that is not easy but it’s always the result that is valid. But don’t forget to still enjoy because you are still young.
Your trip looked like so much fun. We are headed to Miami and cannot wait.
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