Featured Image – The HERO WOD “VIOLOA” – U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Alex Viola, 29, was killed Nov. 17, 2013, in Kandahar Province, Afghanistan, from wounds caused by an improvised explosive device. Originally from Keller, Texas, Viola was an engineer assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 7th Special Forces Group at Eglin Air Force Base, Florida. He was awarded numerous awards for his service, including the Army Achievement Medal, the National Defense Service Medal, the Army Good Conduct Medal, the Global War on Terrorism Service Medal and the Army Service Ribbon. Viola traveled often and worked out at many CrossFit affiliates. Some of his favorite movements were pull-ups, power snatches and power cleans. He also enjoyed running. Viola is survived by his parents, Margaret and Frank; and his sister, Christina.
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1) The Hero WOD “Viola” – 171111
Complete as many rounds as possible in 20 minutes of:
Run 400 meters
11 power snatches, (43kg/29kg) (LITE – 29kg/20kg)
17 pull-ups (LITE – assisted)
13 power cleans (43kg/29kg) (LITE – 29kg/20kg)
Score = Total Reps
2) With a partner AMRAP the following for 7 min:
Belly Sandbag Carry (60kg/40kg) 10 m shuttles (LITE 40kg/30kg)
*Partners can mix and share the 10 m shuttles as they wish!
Score = Total Meters (Record your own meters completed as an individual)
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Anyone interested in following our AFL Competitors programming who is not a member of CrossFit Algoa can contact Dave on firstname.lastname@example.org for details & fees. Dave represented Africa at the 2012 & 2013 Reebok CrossFit Games and has coached a number of athletes to Regionals, including 4th place Masters (45-49 yrs) finisher, Eva Thornton, at the 2015 Reebok CrossFit Games. Eva competed in Madisson, Wisconsin in 2017 at the 2017 Reebok CrossFit Games and placed 12th in a highly competitive Masters womens field. See the following link for our 3 Tiers of Competitors Training – https://crossfitalgoa.com/programs/.
Cool-down/Trigger Ball/Foam Roll/Stretch