Blake Mclendon, a fallen hero. Let's do our best to honor his name, and memory with this WOD.

Blake Mclendon, a fallen hero. Let's do our best to honor his name, and memory with this WOD.

Exellent Read

Here's a little motivation for a hero workout. This article speaks to the competitor in all of us. Even if it's just a little voice telling us to keep going, it's still there urging us on. 

Warm Up

** Keeping it short today.

Mobility

Skill

Handstand push-up. Brief review of wall ball, lunging with plate, box jump form.

About Blake

U.S. Navy Senior Chief Cryptologic Technician David Blake McLendon, 30, of Thomasville, Georgia, assigned to Naval Special Warfare Group 2 Support Activity in Norfolk, Virginia, was killed September 21, 2010, in a helicopter crash during combat operations in the Zabul province of Afghanistan. McLendon is survived by his wife Kate McLendon, his parents David and Mary-Ann McLendon, his brother Chris McLendon, and his sister Kelly Lockman.

Blake's Hero WOD

Four rounds for time of:

  • 100 foot walking lunge with plate overhead (45/25) 
  • 30 Box jump (24/20)
  • 20 Wallballs (20/14)
  • 10 Handstand push-ups

Rx this has been completed by Games Level male and female athletes in 10-16 minutes. There is no time cap, but let's work hard to challenge ourselves..... AND finish under 30 minutes!