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“Locke”

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CrossFit Jackson Hero WOD

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  • For Time
  • Buy-In: 565 meter Row
  • Then, 7 rounds of:
  • 9 Deadlifts (185/125 lb)
  • 25 Push-Ups
  • 21 Box Step-Ups (24/20 in)
  • Cash-Out: 565 meter Row

With a running clock, complete the prescribed work in the order written as fast as possible (“For Time“). Athlete must complete the buy-in of 565 meter Row before moving on to 7 rounds of 9 Deadlifts, 25 Push-Ups, and 21 Box Step-Ups. To complete the workout, athlete must accomplish the cash-out of another 565 meter Row.

Score is the time on the clock when the cash-out is completed.


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Background: This workout is dedicated to Deputy Sheriff Matthew Locke who was shot and killed on September 25, 2021, while assisting other officers during a domestic disturbance at home in the 3000 block of Nance Bend Road in Clifton.

An officer from Clifton Police Department and other deputies contacted the subject who was armed with a gun. As officers were ordering the man to drop the gun as Deputy Locke approached the home. The man suddenly opened fire, fatally wounding Deputy Locke.

Deputy Locke was transported to a nearby hospital where he died shortly after arrival.

Deputy Locke was a Tennessee Army National Guard veteran and had served with the Hardin County Sheriff’s Department for seven years. He is survived by his wife and child.

The workout was designed by Brandon Jackson, CF-L1 at CrossFit Jackson @crossfitjackson (Jackson, TN, USA).

The rep scheme signifies:
– 7 rounds for Deputy Jackson’s years of service
–  9-25-21 reps for the date when he was killed
– 565 meters for his car number.

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