Viola 25/11/17


Hero WOD – Viola
20 min AMRAP:
Run 400 m
11 Power Snatches 95/65 lbs
17 Pull-ups
13 Power Cleans 95/65 lbs

U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Alex Viola, 29, was killed Nov. 17, 2013, in Kandahar Province, Afghanistan, from wounds caused by an improvised explosive device. Originally from Keller, Texas, Viola was an engineer assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 7th Special Forces Group at Eglin Air Force Base, Florida. He was awarded numerous awards for his service, including the Army Achievement Medal, the National Defense Service Medal, the Army Good Conduct Medal, the Global War on Terrorism Service Medal and the Army Service Ribbon. Viola traveled often and worked out at many CrossFit affiliates. Some of his favorite movements were pull-ups, power snatches and power cleans. He also enjoyed running. Viola is survived by his parents, Margaret and Frank; and his sister, Christina.

WOD curtesy of

Thirsty Thursday

Strength/Olympic Lifting

Hang Power Snatch 3-3-3-3-3

Snatch Pull 2-2-2-2-2


3 x 400m with 2 mins rest


10 Hang Power Snatch 52.5/35kg
20 Double Unders
200m Run
8 Hang Power Snatch 52.5/35kg
40 Doubles Unders
200m Run
6 Hang Power Snatch 52.5/35kg
60 Double Unders
200m Run
4 Hang Power Snatch 52.5/35kg
80 Double Unders
200m Run
2 Hang Power Snatch 52.5/35kg
100 Double Unders
200m Run

Saturday – 5th Aug Individual Allstar

Part A.

0-5 Build to a Solid (80%) Power Clean & Front Squat 3

5-8 Power Clean x 1
Front Squat x 3

New Set Every Min x 3 Increase weights each set.

@ the 8 min mark Max Hang Squat Cleans in 2 Mins 62.5/40

Part B.
250m Row
15 Burpee Over Rower
25 Power Snatches 35/25kg
10 Burpee Over Rower
15 Power Snatches 35/25kg
5 Burpee over Rower
5 Power Snatches 35/25kg

Part C. 10 Min AMRAP
Shoulder to Overhead 50/35kg
2-4-6-8-10 etc etc
100m Run Between sets
At the 7 Min Mark
Complete as many Pull-ups in the remaining time.