“PK” 5 Rounds for Time 10 Back Squats (225/155 lbs) 10 Deadlifts (275/185 lbs) 400 meter Sprint 2 minutes Rest
U.S. Army Capt. Andrew Pedersen-Keel, of South Miami, Florida, died March 11, 2013. The 28-year-old was assigned to 1st Battalion, 3rd Special Forces Group (Airborne), in Fort Bragg, North Carolina. Pedersen-Keel was fatally injured in Jalrez District, Afghanistan, from small-arms fire from an Afghan security-forces member. He is survived by his mother and stepfather, Helen Pedersen Keiser and Bob Keiser; father, Henry Keel; sister, Mary Elizabeth Keel; and fiancèe, Celeste Pizza.
This “PK” Hero WOD was originally posted on the CrossFit Main Site as the workout of the day for Friday, July 3, 2015 (150703).
“Michael” 3 Rounds For Time 800 meter Run 50 Back Extensions 50 Sit-Ups
“Michael” was CrossFit’s second hero WOD (after “JT”) in honor of Navy Lieutenant Michael McGreevy, 30, of Portville, NY, who was killed in Afghanistan on June 28 2005 in support of Operation Red Wings. The workout was first posted on crossfit.com as the workout of the day for July 15, 2005. The post said: “With heavy hearts we offer our prayers and condolences to his wife, Laura, and 14-month-old daughter, Molly. The price of freedom, and its worth, is found in Michael’s passing. The debt owed to Michael and his family can never be repaid but only honored by remembering Michael and remaining free.”