Monday, May 29, 2017

“Anthony Raspa” Hero WOD

“Anthony Raspa”

For Time

  • 7,425 meter Row
  • 9 Handstand Push-Ups
  • 17 Hang Power Cleans (135/95 lbs)
  • 19 Pull-Ups
  • 90 Sit-Ups
  • 145 Jumping Jacks
Total time - 40:10

Rowing Split - I think i PRed my 5k along the way.

 In honor of all of those that have served &  protected.

 Trooper Anthony Raspa, 24, of Highland Park, New Jersey, was was a New Jersey State Trooper, who while driving his patrol vehicle struck a deer and then ran off the road. Raspa was pronounced dead at the hospital. "We had him for a short time, a year and a half. He graduated from the academy in October 2013 and now we're burying him, someone who had really the promise of a tremendous career."

Raspa was dedicated to physical fitness. He used to do crew, so the WOD opens with a long row (the 7,425m row represents his New Jersey State Trooper number). The the 9, 17, 19 & 90 represent his birth date (Sept. 17, 1990) and the 145 represents his Senior year wrestling weight class. The exercises chosen are wrestling & football strength and conditioning movements; sit-ups are from the New Jersey State Police fitness test. "Anthony was a strong, motivated, talented, generous one of a kind person and this is just a small way to remember him."


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