CrossFit Hero WOD

  • AMRAP (with a Partner) in 26 minutes
  • 6 Deadlifts (315/205 lb), each
  • 9 Bar-Facing Burpees, synchronized
  • 9 Bar Muscle-Ups, each
  • 55 ft Partner Barbell Carry (315/205 lb)
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This Hero WOD was originally posted on crossfit.com as the workout of the day for Wednesday, September 6, 2017 (170906).

Operator Cpl. Kevin van de Rijdt, 26, of the Netherlands, died Sept. 6, 2009, during heavy combat in Afghanistan. He was a member of Special Forces (Korps Commando Troepen) Task Force 55 within the Netherlands Armed Forces.

Van de Rijdt was an avid CrossFit athlete and instructor in Venlo, Netherlands. His favorite movements included deadlifts, bar muscle-ups and partner bar-facing burpees.

He is survived by his father, Paul; his mother, Karin; his sister, Wendy; his godchild; and many colleagues and friends.
Equipment : Barbell, Pull-Up Bar
Category : The Heroes
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