2 rounds of:
200m Row
200m Run
10 Push-ups
5 Pull-ups
5 Squats
5 Hang cleans (bar)
5 Presses (bar)

Strength:
Work to a heavy power snatch

WOD:
Ladder of fun:

1st minute, do 1 Power snatch (95 lb./65 lb.) and 1 Toes to bar
2nd minute, do 2 Power snatches (95 lb./65 lb.) and 2 Toes to bar
3rd minute, do 3 Power snatches (95 lb./65 lb.) and 3 Toes to bar

Continue climbing the ladder until you do not complete the prescribed reps within that minute. When you time out and do not complete that minute’s reps, you start over with a new ladder of:

1st minute, do 1 Kettlebell swing (53 lb./35 lb.) and 1 Box jump
2nd minute, do 2 Kettlebell swings (53 lb./35 lb.) and 2 Box jumps

Continue until you do not complete the prescribed reps within the minute.

Post loads and reps to comments.

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_74151933_82 A 13-year-old eagle huntress in Mongolia, BBC

13-year-old Ashol-Pan is only known golden eagle huntress in the world. Among the Kazakh people of the Altai mountain range in western Mongolia, hunting with golden eagles has been a way of life for thousands of years and boys begin to learn how to hunt for foxes and hares with the birds starring around age 13. Ashol-Pan, the daughter of celebrated hunter Han Gohadok, is the only known female to be trained in the tradition.

Ashol-Pan’s eldest brother was going to be trained to take on the family’s hunting duties but, after he was drafted into the army, Ashol-Pan expressed interest in carrying on the tradition and is now an apprentice hunter. The Kazakhs are the only people that hunt with Asian Golden Eagles, and today there are around 400 practicing falconers.

Photographer Asher Svidensky recently traveled through the Altai mountains and captured an incredible series of photos of Ashol-Pan and her eagle. He also took photos of several boys being trained and recalled: “To see [Ashol-Pan] with the eagle was amazing. She was a lot more comfortable with it, a lot more powerful with it and a lot more at ease with it.”

Read the full story here. Post thoughts to comments.

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Thursday WOD, April 24, 2014

2 thoughts on “Thursday WOD, April 24, 2014

  • April 24, 2014 at 7:37 am
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    Really really fun workout. Kudos to Ryan for programming this!

    Ladder 1: 8 Rounds + 14 reps
    Ladder 2: 12 Rounds + 17 reps

  • April 24, 2014 at 5:45 pm
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    Snatch 175#

    Wod #1- 8+10
    Wod #2- 10+20

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