August 23rd, Hero WOD

On August 23, 2011, family, friends, and the United States lost a True American Hero when U.S. Army 1st Lieutenant Timothy J. Steele gave his life in combat while serving his beloved county in Afghanistan. He was struck by an IED while on foot patrol. Tim was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 87th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division out of Fort Drum N.Y. He was a 2009 graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point and US Ranger School. Tim’s military awards and recognitions are numerous and distinguished. He is survived by his wife( Meghan), daughter (Liberty), parents and 7 siblings.

Timothy Steels was one of your fellow CrossFitters(Erick Swenson) brother in law. This means a great deal To Ericks wife, Jess and Tim’s family.

The WOD

800 meter run

23 hspu

23 deadlifts@215/150

23 box jumps@24/20

23 pull-ups

run 800 meters

23 power clean@135/95

23 push press@135/95

23 burpees

23 front squats@135/95

run 800 meters

mark your calenders, should be fun.

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