Last weekend, we sent a team to compete in the SacTown Throwdown, a gathering of over 36 CrossFit affiliates from Northern California. After a grueling weekend with five events on Saturday and three events on Sunday, our team made a 3rd place podium finish.
Elliot was one of a handful of guys who were able to shoulder the 240-pound stone in the strongman ladder.
Karla is a spear throwing ninja. She earned 24 of 58 total team points in the one-minute burpee/spear throw event.
Laurie tied for the heaviest female snatch in the Open division.
In day two's first event, Dave snatched 225 pounds with less than one minute on the clock knowing we had a two-minute transition to the 1000 pound, 400 meter yoke walk. He settled at the bottom, and stood it up. It was sweet. He was our anchor for Team Murph, the final event, that ended with a 4 x 400 meter relay. When he set out on his run he was about 50 meters behind the final runner for the team ahead of us. The amount of effort he put out on that last run was the talk of the town. Gilly and Corey were floored when they saw him sprint by.
Our team set the scoring curve high, taking 1st place in the gymnastics ladder and tying for 1st in the max snatch event. We were team mellow all weekend ... great energy, calm teamwork, and lots of fun all around. Incredible effort by all of our athletes.
Deadlift, 1 rep max
7-5-3 reps for time of:
Deadlift, 80% of your 1 rep max