“WZA Online Challenge 17.1”

The Wodapalooza 2017

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  • 6 Reps For Load
  • 1 Clean
  • 1 Front Squat
  • 1 Shoulder-to-Overhead
  • 1 Back Squat
  • 1 Shoulder-to-Overhead

Athlete must find their max weight for the full 5 reps (known as “Bear Complex“) without dropping the bar. Squat Clean into the Front Squat is acceptable. Any style Shoulder-to-Overhead is acceptable (including thruster-jerks).

See also: “Bear Complex

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Wodapalooza announced this workout, "WZA 2017 WOD #1," in October, 2016 as the first workout for individuals in their online challenge, the qualifier for the 2017 Wodapalooza Fitness Festival in Miami, FL.

The organizers describe the event as a way to “unite the community and provide an opportunity for us to test our fitness on a worldwide stage and to earn a spot to compete at the 2017 Wodapalooza Fitness Festival.” Standards shown here are for the Rx division (there are also Elite, Intermediate, Scaled and other divisions in the competition).

2017 was the Wodapalooza competition’s fifth year, growing from a local event in 2012 to attracting “over 25,000 spectators & nearly 1,500 athletes, representing 30 countries.” Their online challenge is the first step in qualifying for the Wodapalooza fitness festival.
Equipment : Barbell
Scoring : For Load
Category : Qualifiers