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“Ahmaud Arbery”


Monroe County CrossFit Memorial WOD

2.4K 112
  • 4 Rounds for Time
  • 400 meter Run
  • 2 minute Plank Hold (cumulative)
  • 23 Box Jumps (24/20 in)
  • 20 Alternating Kettlebell Snatches (50/35 lb)

With a running clock, as fast as possible perform the prescribed work in the order written for 4 rounds. Accumulate 2 total minutes in the Plank Hold position per round. Break from the Plank Hold as needed but do not count rest time toward the 2 minutes.

Score is the time on the clock when the last round of Alternating Kettlebell Snatches is completed.

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Background: This workout is dedicated to Ahmaud Arbery who was killed on February 23, 2020, while unarmed and jogging along a road in Satilla Shores, Georgia.

The fact that the Arbery’s killer(s), a white father and son, were not arrested until 74 days later, after a video of the incident went viral, sparked unrest about racial profiling and unfair treatment of African-Americans in America.

This workout was designed by Coach Mike Bernitt of Monroe County CrossFit @monroe_county_crossfit (Rochester, NY, USA) as a tribute to the young man.

The rep scheme signifies the date when Arbery was killed.

See also: Ahmaud Arbery Memorial WOD (same person, different workout)

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