2016 Warrior Games

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                We all have a strong need for community. Dave Tripp and Dave Flint as owners and coaches as well as the rest of the team of Land Warrior CrossFit have steadily over the last few years been building an amazing community within the larger CT CrossFit Community.  I had the opportunity to experience their 3rd annual Warrior Games.  I wasn’t disappointed .  They put on a great event and it gets better every year. 

                This year they doubled last years participants with 49 teams which included:

                18 male Rx teams

                8 male scaled

                11 Female Rx teams

                12 scaled Female teams

                They also went from 5000 in cash and prizes to 7000, NOT bad! Bears Smokehouse BBQ provided the food and 100% of their profits went to K9s for Warriors.  Their mission statement is “K9s for Warriors is dedicated to providing service canines to warriors suffering from post traumatic stress, disability, traumatic brain injury and/or military sexual trauma as a result of military service post 9/11.  Our goal is to empower them to return to civilian life with dignity and independence."

                There were three WODs for the day with a final 4th WOD for those teams that qualified.

                WOD 1:

250m run
Max deadlifts   
250m run
Max cleans
250m run
max snatches

WOD 2:

3  Rep MAX cluster
8:00 to establish

WOD 3

100 Double unders or 80 single unders for scaled
80 wall balls
60 box jumpovers or step ups for scaled
40 pull ups
20/20 calorie row                                                                                                                  
 
The completion was tough with a 4 way tie for the female scaled and a 2 way tie for 3rd in the mens scaled after 3 WODs!

                The 4th WOD was:           

                Mens Rx:                                                                             Women’s Rx:

                30 calorie on assault bike                                              20 Calories on bike
                2 Muscle ups                                                                     2 Muscle ups
                30 calories on bike                                                         20 Calories on bike
                4 Muscle ups                                                                     4 muscle ups
                30 calories on bike                                                         20 Calories on bike
                6 Muscle ups                                                                     6 Muscle ups
                30 calories on bike                                                         30 calories on bike
                8 Muscle ups                                                                     8 Muscle ups
                30 calories on bike                                                         30 calories on bike
                Max MU’s                                                                           Max Musclue ups

 

                Scaled Men:                                                                       Scaled Female:

                40 calories on assault bike                                            40 calories on bike
                40 Kettle bell swings                                                     40 Kettle bell swings
                40 calories on bike                                                        40 calories on bike
                40 KB swings                                                                 40 KB swings

 

                Congratulations to everyone who put it on the line and competed and to Land Warrior CrossFit for another great event.

                A special congrats to the winning team

Rx men:

1.       CF Gridlock:  Andrew Barcomb and Jason Assad

2.       Just Made It: Jake Marconi and Tim Dearanjo

3.       Dr. Evil and Mini Me: Tyler Oleksake and Paul Lentini

Rx Female:

1.       Swole Sistas- CF Swarm: Laura Hardy and Steph Cecrenski

2.       Rising Blue Line- Thin Blue Line: Sara Nagle and Kelly Lawler

3.       Assad Assault- Grid Lock CF: Lori Assad and Jiselle Assad

Scaled Men:

1.       Washed Up: TJ Baril and Bill Banl

2.       Dad Bod Squad: Kevin Charland and Matt Lang

3.       Young Guns: CF Factory Wood Rd.: Jonn Elworthy and John Sanchez

Scaled Female:

1.       Team Wheystead: Kathryn Niemiroski and Alicia Demers

2.       Team Uniswole: Sara Cowan and Kayla Brasile

3.       Sweaty Coconuts: Amanda Schiessl and Kelli McDonald

Buy Local, Eat Healthy,
Live Fit CT
-Keith

 

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