“Viola”

 In Workout of the Day

WARM UP:
200m Run
50ft Bear Crawl (red pole to red pole is 25ft)
3 Forward rolls
25ft Crab walk
3 Forward rolls
25ft Duck walk
2X
10 Ring Rows
10 Lunge to instep
10 Hip PVC Power Snatches
10 Hip PVC Power Cleans
SKILL:
4 X 50 foot Handstand walks
WOD:
“Viola”
20 Minute AMRAP:
400m Run
11 Power Snatches (95/65)
17 Pull ups
13 Power cleans

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.

 

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