Hey everybody, I’ve been meaning to blog about this but now is as good a time as any: we need to start gearing up for Fight Gone Bad 6, the crossfit-community-based international fundraiser that has done so much over the years to help cancer survivors and wounded military (among others). This year we’ll be raising funds for the CrossFit Foundation (benefiting Infant Swim Rescue), Special Operations Warrior Foundation, and one other as-yet-unchosen charity that you can go vote for now.
Two years ago we made our first go at participating in the fundraiser, and managed to raise around $5,000 in just 2 weeks. Last year we got a good, early start and raised $24,718, placing 9th in the world. This year we want to blow both of those numbers out of the water.
And we’d love your help in doing so.
The event will take place on Saturday, September 17th from 9am-4pm, so be sure to mark your calendars now.
And here’s the really cool part. If we get enough people to sign up to be on Team CrossFit NYC that we have the biggest team worldwide as of this Monday, July 25th (5pm PST), then I as team captain will win a free iPad 2.
If I win the iPad 2, I won’t keep it for myself but will instead donate it to one randomly chosen FGB6 participant at CFNYC who raises at least $150.
So if you want a chance to win a free iPad 2, then please sign up ASAP. It only takes a couple minutes to register and it’s free to do so. (You’re not obligated to raise a certain amount of money and if you really want to win that iPad 2 you’ll find out that it’s pretty easy to raise that $150.)
7 Rounds (NOT for time)
1 Back Squat
1 Weighted Pull-Up
Post total weight for each exercise.
Here’s an interview I did with Coach Jacinto, where he talks about qualifying for the CrossFit Games (in the 60+ age category, at 72 years old) and his retiring from coaching at CFNYC. Papi, we’ll miss you!
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Here’s what’s on tap for Sunday’s WOD classes:
B: WOD “Helen” (Compare to 101127)
Three (Games Prep: Four) rounds for time:
Run 400 meters
21 KB Swings 24 KG/16 KG (Post Elements 16 KG/12KG) x 21 swings
C: Tabata Pushups