Monday, December 29, 2014 | "Kalsu"


Skill:

Bench Press
3 attempts to do as many reps at 135/85 as possible.
May only rack bar for 1 minute between attempts.

WOD:
"Kalsu"
On the minute, every minute:
~5 burpees
~Max Rep Thrusters 135/95

Goal is to complete 100 Thrusters total. Athletes may choose to scale their weights and may scale number of thrusters. For example 50 = Half Kalsu and 25 = Quarter Kalsu.

  • Robert James Kalsu (April 13, 1945 – July 21, 1970) was selected as an Oklahoma Sooner All-American Tackle in 1967. As an eighth-round draft pick of the Buffalo Bills in 1968, he started eight games at Guard and was voted the team’s top rookie in 1968. He began fulfilling his ROTC obligation with the US Army following the ’68 season and started his tour of duty in Vietnam in November of 1969, where he served with Battery C, 2nd Battalion, 11th Artillery, 101st Airborne Division. His MOS was 1193-Field Artillery Unit Commander. LT Kalsu was killed by mortar fire on July 21,1970 at Firebase Ripcord near the Ashau Valley.

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