Sunday 170917

“Weston”

U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration Special Agent Michael E. Weston, 37, assigned to the Kabul Country Office in Kabul, Afghanistan, was killed on October 29, 2009, when the helicopter he was in crashed in western Afghanistan.

He is survived by his wife Cynthia Tidler, parents Judy Zarit and Steve Weston, and brother Thomas.

RX’d
5 Rounds For Time
1000 meter Row
200 meter Farmer Carry (45/30 lb dumbbells or 53 lb kettlebells)
50 meter Waiter Walk, Right Arm (45/30 lb dumbbell)
50 meter Waiter Walk, Left Arm (45/30 lb dumbbell)
Level II
5 Rounds For Time
800 meter Row
200 meter Farmer Carry (30/25 lb dumbbells)
50 meter Waiter Walk, Right Arm (30/25 lb dumbbell)
50 meter Waiter Walk, Left Arm (30/25 dumbbell)
Level I
5 Rounds For Time
600 meter Row
200 meter Farmer Carry (25/15 lb dumbbells)
50 meter Waiter Walk, Right Arm (25/15 lb dumbbell)
50 meter Waiter Walk, Left Arm (25/15 dumbbell)
Programming Notes:
“Weston” Hero WOD

Monday 170911

The Story of Welles Crowther

Level II

2 Rounds for Time

78 Squat
19 Asssisted Pull-up
16 Back Squat (95/65)
61 Sit-up
1200m Row
Level I

2 Rounds for Time

60 Squat
12 Asssisted Pull-up
16 Back Squat (95/65)
40 Sit-up
800m Row

Post times to comments.

Notes:
Thursday’s workout of the day will be “The CrossFit Total,” 1RM Back Squat, Press, and Deadlift. Today’s programming, as well as this past Saturday’s, have both called for high volume back squats… rest, scale, and prepare accordingly.

Saturday 170909

U.S. Navy Special Warfare Operator Chief Petty Officer (SEAL) Brian R. Bill, 31, of Stamford, Connecticut, assigned to an East Coast-based Naval Special Warfare unit, died on Aug. 6, 2011, of wounds suffered when his unit’s helicopter crashed in Wardak Province, Afghanistan.He is survived by his mother, Patricia Parry, and her husband, Dr. Michael Parry; his father, Scott; and siblings, Christian, Amy, Andrea, Kerry, Tessa and Morgan.

RX’d
3 Rounds for Time
5 Rope Climb (15′)
25 Back Squat (185/125)*
Level II
3 Rounds for Time
5 Rope Climb (10’)
25 Back Squat (135/95)*
Level I
3 Rounds for Time
8 Rope Pull to Stand
25 Back Squat (95/65)*

Post loads and times to comments.

 

Notes:
*You may take the back squat from the rack, so long as you can sleep with yourself at night.

Saturday 170826

U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Michael H. Simpson, 30, of San Antonio, Texas, died May 1, 2013, from injuries caused by an improvised explosive device on April 27, 2013, in Arian, Afghanistan. Simpson, nicknamed “The Unquiet Professional,” was assigned to the 4th Battalion, 1st Special Forces Group (Airborne), Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington.

He is survived by his wife, Krista; sons, Michael and Gabe; sister, Abigail; brothers, David and Isaac; parents, Michael W. and Barbara; and many other friends and family. Donations can be made in his name to The Unquiet Professional, a nonprofit organization started by the family and benefitting Gold Star Families.

RX’d
For Time:
15-12-9-6-3
Power Clean (135/85)
Pull-up
Front Squat (135/85)
Pull-up
Level II
For Time:
15-12-9-6-3
Power Clean (95/65)
Assisted Pull-up
Front Squat (95/65)
Assisted Pull-up
Level I
For Time:
15-12-9-6-3
Power Clean (75/55)
Assisted Pull-up
Front Squat (75/55)
Assisted Pull-up

Post loads and times to comments.

Saturday 170729

Army Captain Paul Pena, 27, of San Marcos, Texas, died on Jan. 19, 2010, from wounds sustained from an enemy force’s improvised explosive device. Pena was leading a patrol in Arghandab River Valley in Afghanistan at the time of his death. He was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 508th Parachute Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division in Fort Bragg, North Carolina.

Pena participated in the Junior ROTC program at San Marcos Baptist Academy and later graduated from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point. He maintained his fitness with CrossFit workouts and particularly enjoyed running, burpees, push-ups and pull-ups.

He is survived by his mother, Cecilia.

RX’d
7 Rounds For Time
7 Rounds for Time
50 Double-under
19 Russian Kettlebell Swing (70/53)
10 Burpee Box Jump (24/20)
Rest 2 Minutes
Level II
7 Rounds For Time
30 Double-under
19 Russian Kettlebell Swing (53/35)
10 Burpee Box Jump (20/16)
Rest 2 Minutes
Level I
7 Rounds For Time
7 Rounds for Time
50 Single-under
9 Russian Kettlebell Swing (53/35)
10 Burpee Box Jump (16/12)
Rest 2 Minutes
Notes:

40:00 Minute Time Cap

Saturday 170701

U.S. Navy Special Warfare Operator Petty Officer 1st Class (SEAL/Enlisted Surface Warfare Specialist) Jon “JT” Thomas Tumilson, 35, of Rockford, Iowa, assigned to an East Coast-based Naval Special Warfare unit, died on August 6, 2011, in Wardak province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when his helicopter crashed. He is survived by his parents George and Kathy Tumilson, Joy and Scott McMeekan, sisters Kristie and Joy, and his dog Hawkeye.
RX’d
8 Rounds for Time:
11 Dumbbell Burpee Deadlift (55/35)
Run 200m
Level II
8 Rounds for Time:
11 Dumbbell Burpee Deadlift (40/25)
Run 200m
Level I
8 Rounds for Time:
11 Dumbbell Burpee Deadlift (35/20)
Run 200m
Notes:

May use kettlebells.

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