Saturday 20120811 Open Workout

Posted: August 10, 2012 by totactfit01 in Uncategorized

Skill:

Work Muscle Up Progression – Make as efficient as possible
For those who have M.U. practice wrist turn out at bottom and swinging decent from top with caution.  This method is quicker but can be harder on the shoulder.

WOD:

“Amanda”
For Time:

9-7-5 Reps of
Muscle ups
Squat Snatch (135/95)

Post time and thoughts to comments/www.logwod.com

Picture and below story courtesy of The CrossFit Games site.  The Hero WOD “Amanda” came about in 2010 after the passing of Amanda Miller.  Please read below.

Amanda Miller Tribute

The First Individual Event of the 2010 Games Honored a Fallen Athlete

“I just competed in the CF Games less than a year ago and now I’m dying.”
– Amanda Miller, March 9, 2010

Just over a month after writing those words in her blog, Amanda Miller passed away. She was 24.

In 2009, after finishing sixth in the Mid-Atlantic Regional and doing 131 burpees in 10 minutes as a fundraiser for the trip, Miller arrived at The Ranch in Aromas to compete in the CrossFit Games. Nicknamed “Guns” for the prominent tattoos on her hips, Miller worked her way to a 55th-place finish.

Not long afterward, she faced another challenge when recurring melanoma spread to her lymph nodes and beyond. Miller died on April 23, and the April 27 CrossFit.com WOD was dedicated to the athlete who was born in Florida but lived in Virginia.

The first WOD of the 2010 CrossFit Games was also dedicated to Miller. With the top women grouped in the final heat of the opening workout at the Home Depot Center, Dave Castro announced the event that would kick off the Games and honor a fallen athlete.

Amanda
9, 7 and 5 reps of:
Muscle-ups
Snatches (135/95 lb.)

After a moving video tribute to Miller, the women ripped into the memorial workout, with Kristan Clever setting the best time of the night with 5:04. Camille Leblanc-Bazinet was second in 7:02, and Christy Phillips was third, two seconds behind. For the men, Chris Spealler was first (3:29), Neal Maddox was second (3:46), and Rich Froning Jr. was third (3:47).

Amanda represents the first time a workout has been named in honor of a Games athlete and gives CrossFitters around the world a chance to pay tribute to a great competitor who was taken far too soon.

Below video courtesy of CrossFit HQ.  As you read above, this WOD debuted at the 2010 CF Games.  Have fun and do some work!

Comments
  1. Ben Yates says:

    16:20 RX

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