2017 September 23 WOD

Posted: September 22, 2017 in Uncategorized

We have yoga this morning at 8!

Hero: “Emily”

10 RFT
30 Double Unders
15 Pull-ups
30 Squats
100 m Sprint
Rest 2 minutes

Second Lt. Emily Jazmin Tatum Perez, 23, was killed Sept. 12, 2006, when her Humvee was struck by an improvised explosive device as she was leading a convoy through Al Kifl, Iraq. She served in the 204th Support Battalion, 2nd Brigade, 4th Infantry Division of the U.S. Army.

Perez graduated from the U.S. Military Academy in 2005. She was an exemplary student and became the highest-ranking African-American female cadet in the history of West Point. An exceptional athlete, Perez was a sprinter on the track team (200 m) and competed in the triple jump. She also excelled at gymnastics and squats. Her favorite movements included sprinting, double-unders, pull-ups, squats and power cleans.

Perez earned numerous awards for her military service, including the Bronze Star, Purple Heart, Army Commendation Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Iraq Campaign Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon, and the Combat Action Badge. She was also posthumously awarded the NCAA Award of Valor in 2008.

Perez was the first female African-American officer in U.S. military history to die in combat and the first female West Point graduate to die in the Iraq War. She is survived by her parents, Daniel and Vicki; brother, Kevyn; and many classmates and friends.

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Comments
  1. Mark Goff says:

    53:08
    Rds 1-6
    30 DU
    15 PU
    30 Squats
    2 min rest
    Rds 7-10
    30 DU
    15 push-ups
    30 sit-ups
    2 min rest

  2. The Haggs says:

    Joe
    42:00
    Sub push ups for pull ups

    Hollie
    48:11
    Sub .40 secs on bike for DU
    5rds pull ups/ 5rds RR
    Sub 150M row for 100M sprint

  3. stefgatlin says:

    46:25 – 5 rounds of pull-ups and 5 rounds of strict push-ups – shoulder not 100% this week

    I’m incredibly impressed by this amazing young woman’s accomplishments. Thank you for your service, Emily.

  4. Matt Z. says:

    40:51
    Glad we did this today. What a bright future she had – definitely a hero.

  5. Tanya says:

    43:55
    DUs UB
    Cut volume on Pull-ups–15 rd 1, 10 rd 2-10
    Squats UB

  6. Brett Christensen says:

    1.) Yoga
    2.) Run Conditioning/Warm-up:
    3 sets of 800m light, 800m fast increasing speed ea. time w/ 3 min rest between sets
    7:28/7:04/6:54, Total time = 27:26
    3.) Rope climbs not for time:
    1 LRC + 1 RC for 7 sets
    4.) For Time:
    1000m row
    50 OHS @ 65
    1000m row
    50 Thrusters @ 65
    1000m row
    50 FS @ 65
    Total time = 20:14, I used a female bar just in case we get one in our BOA comp and w/ 15s I can drop that from the top.
    5.) ROMWOD

  7. Joshua G says:

    2 RFT:
    Run the Augustine Race Day extreme course (2 miles, 25+ obstacles)
    Add a sandbag to the team backpack every mile.
    Finished at 57ish minutes with Dan Slater. We placed 4th! Allllllmost caught the 3rd place team at the end… This was really a well done obstacle course. Seriously, we need to get more CFJ folks to represent next year! Very challenging and alot of fun to complete.

    Then,
    AMRAP:
    Carry a large, awkward object down several flights of stairs for your parents as your family prepares for a massive moving sale taking place several weeks from now.
    Not sure my exact score on this one, but it was approximately 20.

  8. mlday says:

    I think my time was 44:59 rx
    Most importantly, thank you 2Lt Emily! What an example you are for young girls! Grateful for your sacrifice.

  9. Kim says:

    @home
    47:14rx
    I personally have had a lot on my mind this week with the Memory of Holly Bobo and so much sympathy for her family and today just complete disrespect for our soldiers, veterans, our country………decisions, terrible decisions these athletes have made.

    So. Very. Thankful. and humbled to be able remember Hero Emily and all she achieved!
    What a remarkable woman. R.I.P. Emily

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