May Member Spotlight – Julie Opatz

What is your “daytime” job”?

I work in the graphics department for a sign manufacturing company called Showdown Displays. 

How did you get started at EffectUs Athletics and what did you do before?

Prior to EffectUs, I worked out at a CrossFit gym in Eau Claire where I went to college. Once I moved back home to STMA I joined here! 

How long have you been CrossFitting?

Started in 2019 so about 3 years! 

Whats your favorite movie?

Shutter Island 

If you were sent to live on a space station for three months and allowed to bring only one personal item with you, what would it be?

A suppose my phone if that works up there. Space scares me. 

What is one nickname you have?


Which celebrity/historical figure would you want to workout with?

David Goggins 

What was the first record or cd that you bought?

Probably an Avirl Lavigne CD. 

Name one of your favorite smells.


Tell two truths and a lie about yourself (let’s see who knows you best.)

I have ran 3 half marathons 

I am a twin 

I have 2 cats 

Favorite WOD song?

Anything but Taylor Swift.. 

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