Saturday 9-3-2011 (BC 26)

Saturday 9-3-2011 (BC 26)

Those new to CrossFit need to arrive 30 minutes prior to the posted start time for the WOD. This way we can go over the moves, find you a comfortable (but still challenging) weight, and if you don't have one a partner. In conclusions, if you are still new, you need to arrive at 4pm for Warrenton facility, and 5:15pm at the Amissville facility. Those who know the moves need only arrive the normal 15 minutes prior to the posted WOD time (4:15pm and 5:30pm respectively)

31 Heroes Workout

The Background Info:

On August 6th, 2011, 31 of America’s bravest warriors gave their lives in defense of our freedom. While we’d like to leave the responsibility of announcing their names to their families & the DoD, for now we will honor them by mentioning their roles in our military.  They were 17 Navy SEALs, two Navy EOD Technicians, three Naval Special Warfare Combat Support Sailors, two Army Aviators, three Army Aircrewmen, three Air Force Special Tactics Operators, and one Military Working Dog.

These men were sons, brothers, husbands, fathers, and friends. Not only do we thank them for their service and sacrifice, but we thank those that love them for the sacrifice they have made as well.

The 31 Americans were not the only ones that died as heroes that day. While the funds raised through the 31Heroes event will benefit the families of the men listed above, we cannot forget the sacrifice of our Afghan comrades. Seven Afghan commandos and one Afghan interpreter were also killed in action and we cannot look past their sacrifice. They too are heroes and we thank them and honor them and their families.

The Workout:

“31Heroes”

AMRAP 31 Min (As Many Reps As Possible)

8 Thrusters (155/105)

6 Rope Climbs (15 ft. ascent)

11 Box Jumps (30/24)

This is a Partner WOD – Partner #1 will perform the work listed above. Partner #2 will run 400m with a sandbag (45/25). Once Partner #2 returns from the run, Partner #1 will grab the sandbag and begin their 400m, while Partner #2 continues work wherever #1 left off.

Score – Total # of reps

 

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