6/28: “Operation Red Wings”

29
Jun

6/28: “Operation Red Wings”

Strength: 4×3 Split Jerk – Heaviest possible. Rest :60
WOD: “Operation Red Wings”
4 Rounds
3 Barbell Complex (50/35k)
400m Run
8 Barbell Burpees (50/35k)
400m Run
8 Thrusters (50/35k)

The rep scheme for this Hero WOD was created to represent the following:
– 4 rounds represent the four man reconnaissance team
– 3 Barbell Complex represents the 3 Navy SEALs killed from the team (Murphy, Deitz, Axelson)
– 8 Barbell Burpees represents the 8 Navy SEALs killed in the helicopter crash (Jacques Fontan, Daniel Healy, Erik Kristensen, Jeffery Lucas, Michael McGreevy Jr., James Suh, Jeffrey Taylor, Shane Patton)
– 8 Thrusters represents the 8 160th Army SOAR members killed in the helicopter crash (Shamus Goare, Corey Goodnature, Kip Jacoby, Marcus Muralles, James Ponder III, Stephen Reich, Michael Russell, Chris Scherkenbach)

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Operation_Red_Wings