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“Devil of Ramadi”


CrossFit Throne Hero WOD

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  • For Time
  • Buy-In:
  • 100 ft Dumbbell Farmer's Carry (55/35 lb)
  • 10 Alternating Dumbbell Squat Snatches (55/35 lb)
  • 10 Deficit Dumbbell Push-Ups
  • 10 calorie Row
  • 10 second L-Sit Hold (On Dumbbells)
  • 10 Toes-to-Bars
  • Then, 160 Double-Unders
  • Then, 4 Rounds of:
  • 38 Wall Ball Shots (20/14 lbs)
  • 2 Rope Climbs
  • 5 Deadlifts (275/185 lbs)
  • Cash-Out:
  • 1915 meter Run

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Christopher Scott “Chris” Kyle (April 8, 1974 − February 2, 2013) was a United States Navy SEAL. Kyle served four tours in the Iraq War and was awarded several commendations for acts of heroism and meritorious service in combat. He received two Silver Star Medals, five Bronze Star Medals, one Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal, two Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medals and numerous other unit and personal awards.

Kyle was honorably discharged from the U.S. Navy in 2009 and published his bestselling autobiography, American Sniper, in 2012. An eponymous film adaptation of Kyle’s book, directed by Clint Eastwood, was released two years later.

Chris was a devoted son, brother, husband and father in North Texas, as well as continuing his efforts to helping Veterans re-acclimate to civilian life and combat stress carried home. Kyle was shot dead at a shooting range near Chalk Mountain, Texas. His friend, Chad Littlefield, age 35, was also killed.

First, the 160 double unders is for his 160+ confirmed kills. The 4 round for the workout signifies Kyle’s 4 tours in Iraq. 38 Wall Ball Shots for his life of 38 years. 2 Rope Climbs for his 2 silver stars. 5 Deadlifts for his 5 bronze stars. The 1915 meter is for Kyle’s longest kill shot.

This workout was first posted by CrossFit Throne @cfthrone (Lubbock, TX, USA) on February 20, 2015.

See also: More Chris Kyle Hero WODs

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