Two years ago, Kim Malz from CrossFit Persevere was preparing for a struggle with breast cancer. With the loving support of her friends and family, she was able to overcome her disease and bounce back. The end of cancer brought on the beginning of her journey into CrossFit.
After starting CrossFit in the winter of 2008, she noticed vast improvement in her fitness. She qualified 4th at the Northeast Regionals, which brought her to Aromas for the 2009 Games.
In this video from Marty Cej and John Buffone of BNN fame, we get a close look at Kim Malz, her incredible story, and some insight into her battle with disease and how she came back to be among the world's fittest in 2009.