HOA 2017 | Event 1 Announced

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HOA 2017 | Event 1 for All Divisions is “Kalsu”. *You can review the Event 1 description HERE.

James Robert Kalsu was an All-American Tackle at The University of Oklahoma and an NFL player with an extremely promising career ahead of him. After starting the entire 1968 season with the Buffalo Bills as a guard, he was named Team Rookie of the Year.

Despite the promise of a legendary career, Kalsu put that aside to enlist in the Army in 1969 and was soon shipped out to Vietnam, where he was killed in a mortar attack on Fire Support Base Ripcord less than a year later. Kalsu left behind a wife and two young children.

He was 25 years old when he died. The Kalsu WOD was created to honor Lt. James Robert Kalsu, his service, and his sacrifice for our country.

*A mandatory athlete briefing (All Divisions) for Events 1 and 2 will take place at 2:45pm Friday, September 29th at CrossFit Springfield. This is your opportunity to review event formats/logistics, clarify movement standards, and have any questions answered. HOA WILL NOT respond to questions asked or posted prior to Friday’s mandatory athlete briefing.

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