“Viola 1”

Military Times Hero WOD

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  • AMRAP in 25 minutes
  • 3, 6, 9, 12, 15, 18 Reps and so on
  • Thrusters (95/65 lbs)
  • Pull-ups
  • Over-the-Bar Burpees
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namesake photo
Alex Viola 29, of Keller, Texas, assigned to 3rd Battalion, 7th Special Forces Group (Airborne), Eglin Air Force Base, Fla.; died Nov. 17, 2013 in Kandahar, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when his unit was attacked with an improvised explosive device while on dismounted patrol. Not only was Alex a hero but he was also a cherished CrossFit Coach.

We first found this workout posted on militarytimes.com. Years later a different workout by the same name, also created for Staff Sgt. Viola, was posted on crossfit.com.

See also: "Viola 2" (CrossFit Hero WOD)
Movements : Burpee, Pull-Up, Thruster
Equipment : Barbell, Pull-Up Bar
Category : The Heroes
Tags : AMRAP
Dates : November 17