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“David F”

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British Hero WOD

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  • For Time
  • 1,000 meter Burden Run (25 kg sandbag)
  • 100 Push-Ups
  • 100 Sit-Ups
  • 100 Air Squats
  • 100 Double-Unders
  • 100 ft Rope Climbs (accumulate over multiple ascents)
  • 1,000 meter Burden Run (25kg sandbag)

With a running clock, as fast as possible complete the prescribed work in the order written. For the rope climb, accumulate 100 ft total before moving on to the final run. If you are climbing a 15 ft rope, 7 ascents are required (round up from 6.66).

Score is the time on the clock when the second Burden Run is completed.


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Background: This British Hero WOD is dedicated to David Fairbrother of the 42 Commando Royal Marines, who paid the ultimate price in combat on Sept. 19, 2011, while leading a foot patrol in Helmand Province, Afghanistan. Royal Marine Fairbrother was 24 years old.

On the day of his death, Royal Marine Fairbrother was leading a joint foot patrol with elements of the Afghan army when they were suddenly ambushed. During the exchange, Royal Marine Fairbrother was wounded by gunfire and died shortly thereafter.

We first found this Hero WOD posted on British Hero WOD’s Facebook page (@britishherowods) on September 18, 2016.

See also: “David Fairbrother” Hero WOD (different workout, same person)

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