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Friday, July 8 2016

Posted by Mandee on July 7, 2016   |   25 Comments

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WOD:

“KALSU”

For Time:

100 thrusters  135/95  (MRX 75/45)

**at the beginning of each minute, stop and perform 5 burpees**

 

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LT Robert James Kalsu (April 13, 1945 – July 21, 1970) was selected as an Oklahoma Sooner All-American Tackle in 1967. As an eighth-round draft pick of the Buffalo Bills in 1968, he started eight games at Guard and was voted the team’s top rookie in 1968. He began fulfilling his ROTC obligation with the US Army following the ’68 season and started his tour of duty in Vietnam in November of 1969, where he served with Battery C, 2nd Battalion, 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.

25 responses to “Friday, July 8 2016”

  1. Dani says:

    What a mighty workout that is. No doubt will have a special place in Coach DB’s heart.

    Boomer Sooner to all who give this one their all tomorrow!

    • CoachDB says:

      You rock Dani. Stay strong physically on this one but tough and smart mentally as well. RIP KALSU

  2. Becky says:

    Field Artillery: King of Battle! If you have them, wear red socks tomorrow in honor of this hero.

  3. Matt says:

    Travis Taylor is one bad-to-the-bone CrossFitter. I can’t wait to see what Sean Woodland and Pat Sherwood have to say about all of Travis’ achievements when he makes it to the CrossFit Games.

  4. Mandee says:

    Travis T lifting heavy and looking strong! Keep it up dude! 🙂

  5. KOBRA says:

    The scientist about to explode out of the bottom like a flippin’ rocket! Travy-T!

  6. Nathaniel says:

    Hot dang! My man Travis locked and loaded in the bottom of the ferocious Front Squat. Bet he ain’t scared one bit.

  7. Eric K says:

    Travis is a great friend & a super good athlete who works hard all the time. Awesome Job Big T. 💪🇺🇸

  8. Scott O says:

    My brother Travis !! The most goal focused guy I’ve ever met. There is nothing he can’t accomplish when he decides he is going to do it.

  9. Kim W. says:

    37:45 RX

    This WOD was insanely brutal.

  10. Dave M says:

    Travis knocking out the front squat! This guy is always putting in the extra work after the wod to get stronger and faster.

    It is too bad he probably won’t see this since he is in Nashville going to the Guns N Roses concert.

  11. Damian says:

    Travis isn’t just a great CrossFitter, he’s a great person.

    https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=1714580128785705&id=1497915300452190

  12. CoachDB says:

    Travis T the man on TV and one bad to the bone rocket scientist CFHSV CrossFitter! He will find a way to get er dun!

  13. Daniel Lynch says:

    Travis is a personal inspiration for me- as a scientist, engineer, crossfitter, and author. Dude’s been killin’ it basically his entire life. Rx+++++++++++++

  14. Bradley says:

    Travis brings the pain everyday. Keep it up dude!

  15. Mac says:

    22:45 rx

  16. Shay says:

    30:49 RX

  17. Nathaniel says:

    21:38 rx

    This one really hurt my feelings…bad.

  18. Bradley says:

    22:45 @ 115#

  19. Caroline says:

    29:40, scaled to 100 back squats/100 shoulder to OH @ 65# & alternated between 5 barbell pushups/10 ball slams (20#) for burpees

  20. 7:00am Class:
    78 Reps, RX @29ish +/- minutes
    – I literally just quit! Great class Mandee!
    – Big Travis T! He’s a stud in the gym and a brainiac outside of the gym!

  21. Andrew says:

    At home:

    24:44 RX

  22. Steve Price says:

    I really wanted to do this WOD, didn’t make it home from Chattanooga in time. Great job to all who tackled this HERO WOD!!

  23. jamie cherrypicker says:

    Safety third! He sometimes graces the afternoon classes; enjoy seeing him work!

  24. Devonne says:

    Thank you Bradley for pushing me!! I so wanted to QUIT!!!

    The coaching at CFHSV Is awesome!!!