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Details on the CrossFit/USAW Meet

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Details on the CrossFit/USAW Meet

Five rounds for time of:
45 pound barbell Overhead walking lunges, 50 feet
21 Burpees

Let trailing knee gently kiss the ground on each lunge.

Congratulations to Lawrence! He passes his CrossFit Level 1 certification this weekend in Golden, Colorado. Well done!

The CrossFit/USAW Open

As mentioned in Saturday’s post, CrossFit and USA Weightlifting have partnered to offer a meet that will incorporate the events found in an Olympic Weightlifting meet with CrossFit.  The meet will take place in Colorado Springs on October 1-3rd.  Registration information will be posted soon.

The meet will consist of three events:
1. Clean & Jerk
2. Snatch
3. 10 minute AMRAP involving squat cleans (120/65), pull-ups, and double-unders

Athletes will compete in the seven women’s and eight men’s weight classes.  
They are: 
Men’s: 56 kg (123 lb), 62 kg (137 lb), 69 kg (152 lb), 77 kg (170 lb), 85 kg (187 lb), 94 kg (207 lb), 105 kg (231 lb), and over 105 kg
Women’s: 48 kg (106 lb), 53 kg (117 lb), 58 kg (128 lb), 63 kg (139 lb), 69 kg (152 lb), 75 kg (165 lb), and over 75 kg

Why You Should Compete
We are very excited about this opportunity.  We have a tremendous ability to prepare you for this event and would love to see everyone make the decision to work toward this October goal.  In addition, we are so very close to the event!  It’s right in our backyard!  Finally, there will be weight classes.  You will compete against people of your similar size.

What You Need to Do to Prepare
Stay tuned for details.  We’re working on a meet preparation plan.

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