July 8, 2016

Friday 160708

“KALSU” Hero WOD

For Time:
100 Thrusters 135/95lbs MRX 75/545

**Start with/At the beginning of every min perform 5 burpees, for the rest of the min max thrusters, until next min then 5 burpees & max thrusters.Continue pattern until 100 thrusters.

Post time to responses.

LT Robert James Kalsu (Apr 13, 1945 – Jul 21, 1970) was selected as an Oklahoma Sooner All-American Tackle in 1967. As an 8th rd draft pick of the Buffalo Bills in 1968, he started 8 games at Guard and was voted the team’s top rookie in 1968. He began fulfilling his ROTC obligation with the US Army after the ’68 season and started his tour of duty in Vietnam in Nov 1969, where he served with Battery C, 2nd Bn, 11th Artillery, 101st Airborne Division. His MOS was 1193-Field Artillery Unit Commander. LT Bob Kalsu was killed by mortar fire on July 21,1970 at Firebase Ripcord near the Ashau Valley.

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31 thoughts on “July 8, 2016”

  1. Um…no thanks on the thrusters and burpees.

    Home WOD

    5 rds for time
    Run 1/4 mile
    25 air squats

    Time 16:55

    TGIF!

  2. Boomer Sooner. Stay strong and get after it today CF Jenks for a Great American. I have done this WOD multiple times and you have to stay committed and do the best you can to stick to your plan. Believe in yourself and be physically strong, but also be mentally smart and tough. RIP KALSU

  3. WOD as rxd: 40:51
    *thanks for the push guys! Have fun everyone doing this one…
    *
    Great job finishing a lot quicker Denver and Jason!

  4. Big time going rx Jeremy and Denver…. And finishing!!!!

    15:55 with 115# pr
    Last time finish d right at 20:00

    I did 10-10-10-5-5 then 6’s the rest of the way, took one round off with burpees only

  5. “Kalsu”
    As Rx’d- 27:41

    Awesome job to all the nooners! So proud of my ladies who didn’t listen to the bubble buster, aka Breck, and went RX’d! 🙂

  6. “Kalsu”

    As Rx’d until 37:00 (65 thrusters in) when I realized I wasn’t going to make time cap. Layed on the floor for 3 min and then did finished with thrusters only.
    47:57

  7. “KALSU”
    as rxd
    33 minutes even
    holy moly what a workout.
    amazing job everyone, nooner’s you rocked it! great encouragement and mutual suffering.
    thank you to those serving!

  8. Whoa…looks like I missed a tough one.
    Stopped by MPCrossfit today:
    50 box overs (24″ box)
    25 GHDs
    50 WB shots (20/10′)
    25 Ring Dips (banded)
    50 WB shots
    25 GHDs
    50 Box Overs
    21:00 time cap
    Hit time cap with 36 box overs remaining

    Worked Heavy Back Squats after the WOD
    Have a great weekend folks!

  9. WOD Rx

    23:43* (4 rounds of burpee only)

    started a few rounds laying chest down on the burpees, the wonderful coach pointed out that really that means I started my 5 burpees early on those rounds.

  10. Morning WOD: Kalsu w/95#
    Stopped at 22:00 with 50 Thrusters

    Watching everyone else finish at 6am inspired me to come back and try again.

    Evening WOD: Kalsu w/95#
    85 Thrusters at 45:00

  11. Did modified version of Thursday WOD

    Strict Press
    9 @ 40
    6 @ 50
    4 @ 60
    4 @ 50
    Failed w/70

    Did not do wall climbs

    12 min AMRAP
    6 bar facing burpees
    12 S2O w/50#
    6 pull ups w/assist from bench

    4 rds + 4 burpees

    400M run
    200M walk w/20# dumbbells
    400M run
    200M walk w/20# dumbbells

  12. Samantha Morgan

    First 45 @ 65# then down to 55# for bigger sets
    28:31 <-took several breaks to catch breath & not have a mental breakdown

  13. Colby Crossfit
    Strength: power snatch
    Worked up to 105 then
    5 X 3 @ 105

    WOD: Death By Snatch w/ 75#
    Made it thru 12 minutes
    Total: 105 snatches

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