Monday 7/8

“Jack”
Complete as many rounds as possible in 20 minutes of:
10 Push press 115/75
10 KB Swings 53/35
10 Box jumps 24″/20″

You probably already know that Hero WODs are named for those who have died in the line of duty as a way to honor their sacrifice. Sometimes it helps to put a face to a name in order better appreciate the WOD’s namesake. So here is the story of Staff Sgt. Jack Martin:

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Army Staff Sgt. Jack M. Martin III, 26, of Bethany, Oklahoma, assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 1st Special Forces Group, Fort Lewis, Wash., died September 29th, 2009, in Jolo Island, Philippines, from the detonation of an improvised explosive device. Martin is survived by his wife Ashley Martin, his parents Jack and Cheryl Martin, and siblings Abe, Mandi, Amber and Abi.

 

Kono Open Update
The registration info has been released for the Kono Open Olympic weightlifting meet on August 17th. If you are interested in competing here is the link to registration form but please talk to Amy before sending in your registration form. We have some members who will be competing for the first time at the Kono Open and would probably appreciate some support, so here is the event schedule. Admission for spectators is $5 and parking is free.

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