Athena, or should we say "Bean," is known for her straightforward honesty, transparency, and an unwavering dedication to advocating for larger-bodied athletes. Ever since her story aired on CrossFit© in 2018, she has made an indelible mark on the CrossFit© community. Not only did Athena earn her CrossFit Level 2 (working on her L3), but she also became the proud Affiliate owner of Scaled Nation CrossFit. She is also the creator of Scaled Nation Training, home of the CrossFit© CEU approved Seminar "Working with Larger Bodies," which showcases her commitment to inclusivity and empowering athletes of all sizes but also their coaches, trainers, family and friends. Athena is a published author, in fact her book "Lifting the Wait" gained recognition on Good Morning America.