This WOD will be done by many Crossfit gyms across Pennsylvania today, and some in other states as far down as Florida. It is done to honor the life of Jimmy Fordyce, a local Marine, who, 9 years ago died serving our country. Thank you for your service, Jimmy.
AMRAP 20 Minutes
KB Swing 70/53
*1 round equals all 3 metcons. If you get through all 3 in less than 20 minutes, start back over with the 9-7-5 snatch/HSPU metcon.*
Marine Sgt. James F. Fordyce
22, of Newton Square, Pennsylvania.
Fordyce died when two CH-53 helicopters crashed into the Gulf of Aden in the vicinity of Ras Siyyan, northern Djibouti, while flying a training mission in the Godoria Range area. He was deployed to Djibouti as part of the Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa. He was assigned to Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 464, Marine Air Group 29, 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing, II Marine Expeditionary Force, New River, North Carolina. Died on February 17, 2006.