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Wednesday, November 11 2020

Posted by Mandee on November 10, 2020   |   17 Comments

 

 

Heroes Veteran’s Day Challenge by DB

Army “JOSH”

For Time:

21 Overhead Squats   95/65  MRX 75/55

42 Pull-Ups

15 Overhead Squats 

 30 Pull-ups

9 Overhead Squats

18 Pull-ups

U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Joshua Hager, 29, of Broomfield, Colorado, was killed Thursday, Feb. 22, 2007, when an improvised explosive device detonated near his Humvee during combat operations in Ramadi, Iraq. Prior to his death, Hager was serving in the 1st Battalion, 9th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division in Fort Carson, Colorado.

He is survived by his wife, Heather; son, Bayley; mother, Lois Knight; father, Kris; and stepbrother, Ensign Aaron Jozsef.

Navy “JT”

21 – 15 – 9 Reps:

Handstand Push-Ups
Ring Dips   MRX Bar Dips
Push-Ups

The Original Hero WOD: "J.T." — Geaux CrossFit

In honor of Petty Officer 1st Class Jeff Taylor, 30, of Little Creek, VA, who was killed in Afghanistan June 28, 2005.

“My husband was a warrior and a man who believed his purpose in life was to defend the freedoms that each of us enjoy today.” Erin Taylor

Air Force “DT”

5 Rounds:
12 Deadlifts   155/105lbs   MRX 125/85

9 Hang Power Cleans
6 Push Jerks

In honor of USAF SSgt Timothy P. Davis, 28, who was killed on Feburary, 20 2009 supporting operations in OEF when his vehicle was struck by an IED. Timothy is survived by his wife Megan and one-year old son T.J.

Marines “HANSEN”

5 Rounds:

30 KetlleBell Swings   32/24kgs   MRX 24/16

30 Burpees   (1″ jump clap hands over head)

30 WallBall Sit-Ups

Marine Staff Sgt Daniel Hansen died February 14th, 2009 in Farah Providence, Afghanistan when an IED he was working on detonated.

Daniel is survived by his mother Sheryll, his father Delbert, his younger sister Katie, and his twin brother Matthew (also a Marine).

**Athletes can pick which HERO WOD to complete based on service, family, honor etc. or can pick 1-2 or try and complete all in 40min AMRAP fashion!**

17 responses to “Wednesday, November 11 2020”

  1. Coop says:

    There he is. Real life super hero. Thank you Chris and all you brothers and sisters for your service.

  2. Lewis says:

    Chris is a straight gangster. No doubt a superb Army Officer.

  3. Mandee says:

    Chris is an awesome athlete and person, and the perfect CrossFit model of the day for a day to honor our veterans! This man is just one of many in our CrossFit Huntsville community that has selflessly served our nation to defend the freedoms each of us enjoy daily. Thank you to all those who are currently serving or who have served. May we honor all our veterans to best of our ability, CFHSV style!

  4. Hal says:

    Brutal.

    Worked my way straight down and finished with 2+1 rnds of DT at 40 min time cap.

    Music was banging today though.

  5. Josh Kennedy says:

    “Josh” in 11:12 Rx
    ~3min break
    “JT” in 16:40 Rx (most def NOT a PR, uggh)
    3min break
    “DT” got thru 1+17 at 40min time cap
    Wishing all Veterans and all Americans a fine day….

  6. Dukeseeingdouble says:

    35:50 rx

    Justin so rough. Only one junk yard dawg.

  7. Regina says:

    Vest or no vest, I have yet to see anything that makes Chris even remotely slow down in a wod!

    Josh, 13:35 Rx
    DT, 3+21 Rx

  8. CJ VK says:

    Josh, JT & 4+10 DT @ 40 min cap

  9. B. A. says:

    Chris is always putting up big weights. Thanks for your service.

    “Josh” then (approx 7:30)
    “JT” then (approx 15:45)
    “DT”
    39:39 RX

  10. Bradley says:

    This dude just keeps getting stronger and fitter. Regina is right, nothing slows him down. Keep it up Chris! Thank you for your service.

    Happy Veteran’s Day to all our CFHSV athletes who have served. Can’t thank you all enough.

    All WODs in order…Finished 1+65 of Hansen at 40min Cap. Rx

  11. Nathaniel says:

    WODs in order – finished with 60 reps into Hansen.

    Thank you to all that have served and are serving on this Veterans Day along with every other day of the year.

  12. Mandee says:

    All WOD in order:
    Josh , JT, DT and 1+80 Of Hansen at 40min

  13. Chef T says:

    Chris is hot.
    All 4 top to bottom got 3+10 on DT

  14. Dan M says:

    That’s a bad man right there!

    3+12 into DT at cap

  15. Bailey says:

    All WODs in order… Finished 1+12 of Hansen at 40 min cap