Syd­ney River ath­lete takes be­ing in shape to ex­treme level

Cape Breton Post - - SPORTS -

SYD­NEY FORKS — A Syd­ney Forks woman is prov­ing her­self to be one of the fittest ath­letes in eastern Canada. Cara Pet­ti­pas, 24, fin­ished in 5th place at last week­end’s “ZooBat­tle 2015”, a CrossFit com­pe­ti­tion that was held in Monc­ton, N. B. For her place­ment, Pet­ti­pas, who trains at CrossFit Per Ar­dua in Syd­ney River, re­ceives an all ex­pense paid trip to take part in the Cana­dian fi­nals in Mon­treal, Qué., Dec. 5- 6. The ex­treme work­out com­pe­ti­tion that tests ev­ery as­pect of fit­ness in­cludes lunges, squats, weights, pull- ups, skip­ping rope and jumpov­ers.

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