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Sunday 08/04/2019

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Aug

Sunday 08/04/2019

*HERO WOD SUNDAY!

“Choe”

AMRAP in 35 minutes
Buy-In:
9 Man Makers (2 x 35/20 lb dumbbells)
11 Burpees
With remaining time, AMRAP of:
300m Run
27 Air squats
9 Handstand Push-Ups

This “Choe” Hero WOD was created in memory of US Navy Lt. Florence B. Choe and another Navy officer who were shot and killed on March 27, 2009, by an Afghan National Army soldier at Forward Operating Base Shaheen near Mazar-e-Sharif (northern Afghanistan’s Balkh province), which borders Uzbekistan. Choe was 35. She is survived by her husband and her daughter (who was 3 y/o old at the time).

The significance of the rep scheme is as follows:
– 35 minutes (35 years old)
– 9 man makers and 11 burpees (enlisted for service shortly after 9/11)
– 300m run, 27 air squats, 9 burpees (killed on 3/27/2009)

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