Rachel was a swimmer and played softball in high school. After high school, Rachel joined the Army as a medic. Once she was out of the Army, Rachel went to school for emergency medicine and became a paramedic for the Town of Tonawanda. Rachel happened to see the CrossFit Games on TV and soon after found CrossFit 716 through a friend. She became instantly hooked. Rachel enjoys both the mental and physical challenges of CrossFit, especially since having her first baby this year.