What’s your name?
Alessandra Whipple….of the 5am “Whipples”
How old are you?
I feel like I am getting to a point where I should stop counting…31
Where did you grow up?
Here, there, and everywhere (socal and norcal)
When did you become a member of CFDP?
What do you do for a living?
FVP, Associate General Counsel (aka a Lawyer/”Faux-wyer”)
What’s your athletic background?
What hobbies do you have?
Hiking and lounging with my Banshees (Sookie and Eskie, my dogs), traveling, and judging Whipps (my husband).
What’s your favorite cheat meal/food?
What’s your spirit animal and why?
Depends on the day/mood – Wolf (“It does not bother the Wolf how many the Sheep may be” – Virgil) or Sloth (sloths may be slow but move with purpose)
Words to live by/favorite quote?
“Playing to the Edge: American Intelligence in the Age of Terror” by General Michael V. Hayden The book chronicles General Hayden’s career at the helm of the NSA and the CIA, his experiences, responses to critiques and how he helped transform bureaucratic and antiquated agencies into nimble tech-centric collaborative mitigants to terror.
If you could create your own CrossFit workout, what would it include?
Endurance WOD: wall balls, deadlifts, double unders, running, v-ups, and squats
What’s your least favorite CrossFit movement?
What motivates you to come to the gym every day?
The judgment my pups will bestow upon me if I don’t go.
What has been your proudest CrossFit moment so far?
Ok, last one – whats something most people don’t know about you?
I was once asked to be a hand model (a long time ago in a galaxy far far away)