“King Kong”

  • 3 Rounds For Time
  • 1 Deadlift (455/320 lb)
  • 2 Muscle-Ups
  • 3 Squat Cleans (250/175 lb)
  • 4 Handstand Push Ups
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"King Kong demands years of training and getting (at least) comfortable with a 206-kilo for men, and a 147-kilo deadlift for women for three consecutive rounds, spiced up with muscles-up, cleans and handstand push-ups." - boxrox.com

The "King Kong" Benchmark WOD was first posted on crossfit.com as a video, with the workout performed by Josh Everett, on Tuesday, October 21, 2008 (081021). The workout is still considered a fitness milestone by some intermediate-competitive athletes.
Equipment : Barbell, Rings
Scoring : For Time
Dates : October 21