Published on October 16th, 2020 | by Crossfit Sacrifice0
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HERO WOD FRIDAY SINCE 2010!
1 Mile Run
26 Power Cleans185/135
80 Push Ups
1:00 MIN REST
28 Front Squats 185/135
50 Pull Ups
Core Cash Out:
25 Weighted Sit ups
1:00 Low Plank
The “Danny Dietz” Tribute WOD was first posted on C4 CrossFit (Richmond, TX) as the workout of the day for October 5, 2014.
On a mountain high in the Hindu Kush of Afghanistan, in a deadly firefight with the Taliban, Navy SEAL Danny Dietz refused to quit, even though he had been hit four times.
Shot in the neck, he fell to the ground, but recovered to jam a new magazine onto his rifle. When ordered to fall back, he leaped off a precipice with the rest of his team, hit the ground, crawled to cover from incoming fire. Half-conscious and covered in blood, he was still providing covering fire for his team when he was struck by a fatal bullet. Ge died on June 28, 2005.
The steadfast determination that Dietz displayed in that long and brutal battle earned him the Navy Cross for valor and was evident more than a decade before, when the Littleton teen turned his life around after being kicked out of two high schools and landing in court three times.