June 14, 2017

Wednesday 170614

ARMY Birthday HERO WOD

“WHITTEN”
5 RFT:

22 KBS 70/55lbs
22 Box Jumps 24/20″
400m Run
22 Burpees (regular)
22 WallBall Shots 20/14lbs 10/9′

Army Captain Dan Whitten, 28, of Grimes, Iowa, assigned to the 1st Battalion, 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, based out of Fort Bragg, North Carolina, died February 2, 2010, when enemy forces in Zabul, Afghanistan, attacked his vehicle with an improvised explosive device. Whitten is survived by his wife, Starr Whitten, his mother, Jill Whitten, his father, Dan Whitten, and his sister, U.S. Army Captain Sarah Whitten.

Compare to June 14, 2016.

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35 thoughts on “June 14, 2017”

  1. WOD Rx’d (mostly-switched to step-ups halfway through third round after biting it the second time):

    Finished 5th 400m run at 52:06 (so cap + whatever that is)

    Much gratitude, love, and respect to those who serve and have served!

    …and mad props to anyone who finishes this bad boy!

  2. Wod RX’d 47:12
    It’s so easy to feel sorry for yourself during this wod, but knowing there are people out there giving the ultimate sacrifice sure puts things into perspective.
    Great hero WOD!

  3. WOD w/25#KB, 20″ box step ups, 10# WB

    Rd 1 @ 9:30
    Rd 2 @ 21:29
    Rd 3 @ 34:53
    Rd 4 @ 48:12
    Rd 5: stopped at 50:00 mark with 22 KBS + 6 Box steps

    TOUGH WOD!!

    Happy Birthday to our US Army!

  4. CrossFit Deep – Dallas, TX

    Strength: 5 rounds, not for time
    5 OHS @ 135#
    4 weighted ring dips (25#)
    3 hanging leg-raise, 4 count down
    2 rope climbs
    rest as needed between sets

    WOD 8 RFT
    6 box HSPU
    2 push jerks 185#
    25 dubs
    60 sec rest

    16:17

  5. Beyond thankful for all our men and women in the service – and of course to those who give the ultimate sacrifice – like Mr. Army Captain Dan Whitten of Grimes, Iowa. Despite the toughness of this WOD – I was really looking forward to coming today and trying my best.

    WOD
    Mods:
    24″ box step ups (last year did 20″ step ups)
    55# KBS (last year did 45#)
    Rowed the 1st round and Ran the others

    Time cap:
    4rds + 2KBS

    Shout out to the noon class – bunch of studs kicking butt today! Great job!

  6. WOD rx’d
    49:19(PR) last year was 7kb into 5th rd at time cap
    I’ll call this a win for me coming off an overnight shift this morning and going on 2 hrs of sleep! Just as tough as I remember it! Those last 2 rds r just a mental gut check to just keep going one rep at a time! Great job noon crew! Thank u to those who have served and continue to serve!

  7. Samantha Morgan

    Whitten modified:
    11 KBS @35#
    11 BJ @18″ (all jumps)
    200m Run
    11 Burpees
    11 WB @14#

    7 rds+11 BJ
    *Runs were in&out of front garage door

  8. Wod as rx’d
    Time cap during my 5th rd 400m run!
    Wow! Didn’t have it today.

    Thank you to all that serve this great country!

  9. Heavily modified but participated
    29:32
    Subbed 11 sit-ups and push-ups for burpees
    Yellow box
    45# Russian swings
    14# and 9′ wb
    22 cal bike for run

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