Tuesday 9.25.12

Hero workouts are symbolic gestures honoring fallen soldiers and first responders who were also CrossFitters. These workouts are intentially tough and mentally taxing, but the temporary pain serves to remind us of the sacrifices made by these brave men and women. To learn more about the origins of the Hero WOD, and about some of the men that originally had workouts written in their honor, click here.

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U.S. Army Sergeant First Class Adrian Elizalde, 30, of North Bend, Oregon, assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 1st Special Forces Group (Airborne), based in Fort Lewis, Washington, died on August 23, 2007, in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds sustained from an improvised explosive device. He is survived by his parents, Jorge and Teresa Elizalde, sister Rachel, and daughter Sydney Grace.

"Adrian"
7 rounds:
3 forward rolls
5 wall walks
7 T2B
9 box jumps (30"/24")