Thursday, February 02, 2017

Today I Am Remembering . . .

Chris Kyle with a Hero WOD. 3 rounds (one for his wife and two for his children left behind) each of:

  • 40 KB Swings (70/50#) 
  • 40 Box Jumps 24″/20″ 
  • 40 Thrusters (70/45#) 
  • 40 Elevated Push-ups (feet on box)
* The 4 movements represent Chris’s 4 tours in Iraq and the total reps for each round equal 160 representing Chris’s confirmed kills.

"Christopher Scott "Chris" Kyle (April 8, 1974 − February 2, 2013) was a United States Navy SEAL veteran and sniper. Kyle served four tours in the Iraq War and was awarded several commendations for acts of heroism and meritorious service in combat. He was awarded one Silver Star Medal, four Bronze Star Medals with "V" devices, a Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal and numerous other unit and personal awards. Kyle was honorably discharged from the U.S. Navy in 2009 and published his bestselling autobiography, American Sniper, in 2012. . . . On February 2, 2013, Kyle was murdered by Eddie Ray Routh at a shooting range near Chalk Mountain, Texas. A former Marine with PTSD, Routh was found guilty and sentenced to life in prison without parole.' (Wikipedia)

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