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Team Events 4 and 5
Stop. Collaborate and listen.
Vanilla Ice might not be a competitive CrossFit athlete, but per “Ice, Ice, Baby” kicked off the second day of regional competition for the teams in the Mid Atlantic.
The men and women pushed the limits in todaydescending ladder of thrusters and rope climbs. As the women began working on the initial set of thrusters their male teammates waited anxiously on the starting mat.
Thrusters alone are enough to deter any novice or seasoned athlete from attending the daily workout at their local affiliate. ’sThe key to these thrusters is getting the bar into the right set of steady hands.
Strategy varied from team to team. Some of the teams chose to leave the bar in the hang position--
“We tried passing the bar from the hang position and we tried face-to-face. said-
The women of CrossFit Wilmington tied for first place in Heat 2 and also utilized the back- in heat, they knew
“We tried our best to share the load and take advantage of the each other’s strengths,” Amanda Welliver said.
In the midst of several rope climbs
“He was trying to go fast,” Welliver said. “
Their strategy definitely paid off in these two events. Wilmington men finished Event 5 in second place 8
Leading up to the final Heat of Events 4 and 5, the team members of
“We predicted to take first for both guys and girls in this one, since this is what we do,” Quinlan said. “We do a lot of heavy thrusters and a lot of rope climbs. Nothing is making us nervous today and this score puts us in a good position.
Quinlan and teammates
“The next couple of workouts are work capacity, so that’s good for us,” he said.
As the tension of the first half of the morning came to an end, some teams will now turn to recovering as quickly as possible before tackling Event 6. However, Rising Orange doesn’t believe they will need much in the way of recovery.
“We just know we have to go hard for the last event,” . “
Team Event 4 Results
Team Event 5 Results
Team Event 6
Team Event 6 Results
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Team Overall Standings