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“FTD Qualifier 18.1”


"Don't Let Go," 2018 French Throwdown Qualifier WOD #1

2.9K 77
  • AMRAP in 7 minutes
  • 11 Push Presses (50/35 kg)
  • 30 Double-Unders

Push Press: Departure from the ground. The athlete must raise the bar from his shoulders to above his head. He can use a dip/flex before pushing the bar. Push Jerk or any other kind of shoulder to overhead is not accepted. At the start of the movement the bar must be in contact with the shoulders and at the end of the movement the bar must clearly be in the frontal plane of the athlete in overhead position; ie: bar, shoulders, hips and knees aligned.

The use of the rack is invalid.

Double-Unders: It is a standard double jump in which the rope passes completely underfoot twice for each jump. The rope must turn forward for repetition to count.

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Background: This is the 7th Edition of the French Throwdown sponsored by Reebok. 3000 athletes battled it out to discover who were the fittest men and women in 2018. This first qualifier was announced on April 19, 2018.

In 2018 the French Throwdown became one of the official CrossFit Games sanctioned events, meaning winners get a ticket to compete in the next CrossFit Games.

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