September 11, 2015, will mark the 14th anniversary of the devastating 9/11 attacks on the United States of America. And to honor the lives of those lost in the terror attack, many CrossFitters will be taking part in the 9/11 Memorial Day Workout.
PERFORMANCE + FITNESS
“911 Memorial WOD”
2001 Meter Row or Run
11 Box Jumps (M-30″/W-24″)
11 Thrusters (M-125#/W-85#)
11 Burpee Chest To Bar Pullups
11 Power Cleans (M-170#/W-120#)
11 KB Swings (M-32kg/W-24kg)
11 Toes to Bar
11 Deadlifts (M-170#/W-120#)
11 Push Jerks (M-110#/W-75#)
2001 Meter Run or Row
The WOD itself is completely symbolic of 9/11
The 2001M row or run represents the year the attack took place.
The 11 Reps of 9 exercises represent the date.
Even the weights have meaning.
The 125lb Thruster represents the number of deaths that occurred at the Pentagon.
The 175lb Power Clean symbolizes AA Flight 175 that hit the South Tower
The 170lb Dead Lift is symbolic of flight 77 and Flight 93 combined
The 110lb Push Jerk represents the number of floors in each tower of the World Trade Center