Monday the 3rd of September, 2012

9am Class ONLY – all are welcome. Due to expectations of a large attendance, we will not be allowing personal workouts or olympic lifting on the side today. Please join us for the posted WOD.

Kalsu
90 minute cap
On the minute: Complete 5 burpees and perform max rep 135 lbs thrusters on the minute.
The goal is to complete 100 total thrusters.

*At the beginning of every minute perform 5 burpees, for the rest of the minute perform as many thrusters as you can during that minute. At the beginning of the next minute perform 5 burpees and then max rep thrusters and so on until you reach 100 total thrusters.

Post the total number of minutes it took to reach 100 thrusters.

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 Kalsu was killed by mortar fire on July 21,1970 at Firebase Ripcord near the Ashau Valley.

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2 Responses to “Monday the 3rd of September, 2012”

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  • DM says:

    Kalsu=THE hardest CrossFit WOD, proven once again today.

  • Yamakoa says:

    Mos def. It is tough!

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