Saturday 12.16.17

Wreaths Across America  Remember. Honor. Teach.

Wreaths Across America

Remember. Honor. Teach.

This weekend is full of wonderful community events! Friday night we had had a delicious Christmas dinner with our amazing FFCF community!! Sunday we have quite a few members running/walking the Galveston Santa Hustle and TODAY we have the opportunity to be apart of the amazing event, Wreaths Across America. The ceremony starts at 11AM at Lakeview cemetery...rain or shine! 

 

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Kev

With a partner, complete as many rounds as possible in 26 minutes of:
6 deadlifts, 315 lb., each
9 bar-facing burpees, synchronized
9 bar muscle-ups, each
55-ft. partner barbell carry, 315 lb.

Post rounds completed to comments.

Operator Cpl. Kevin van de Rijdt, 26, of the Netherlands, died Sept. 6, 2009, during heavy combat in Afghanistan. He was a member of Special Forces (Korps Commando Troepen) Task Force 55 within the Netherlands Armed Forces.

Van de Rijdt was an avid CrossFit athlete and instructor in Venlo, Netherlands. His favorite movements included deadlifts, bar muscle-ups and partner bar-facing burpees.

He is survived by his father, Paul; his mother, Karin; his sister, Wendy; his godchild; and many colleagues and friends.