“Squat Clean Pyramid”

2016 CrossFit Games Individual WOD

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  • For Time
  • 10 Squat Cleans (245/165 lb), by 2:00
  • 8 Squat Cleans (265/180 lb), by 4:00
  • 6 Squat Cleans (285/195 lb), by 6:00
  • 4 Squat Cleans (305/205 lb), by 8:00
  • 2 Squat Cleans (325/215 lb), by 11:00

Similar to Event 1 at this 2016’s regionals, athletes will progress through 5 stations at increasing weights with decreasing reps. Athletes who do not complete all the reps at a given bar before the cut-off time will be given credit for the reps they completed at their last bar and then ranked based on the time at which they finished their last full segment.

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The "Squat Clean Pyramid" event was the 6th of 15 total workouts for individual competitors, on day 3 - Friday - of the 2016 CrossFit Games. From the Games website: "the Squat Clean Pyramid gave fans at the 2016 Reebok CrossFit Games what they wanted: heavy loads moving quickly."

"The CrossFit Games are the world’s premier test to find the Fittest on Earth. They are world-renowned as a grueling test for the toughest athletes on Earth as well as a thrilling experience for spectators. Since its inception in 2007, the CrossFit Games became 'one of the fastest growing sports in America.'”
Movements : Clean
Equipment : Barbell
Scoring : For Time
Category : Qualifiers