Officer Michael “Freight” Crain, of Beaumont, California, died Feb. 7, 2013, when he was fatally injured by gunfire in an apparent ambush while on patrol. A former U.S. Marine Corps sergeant, the 34-year-old had been with the Riverside Police Department for 11 years, assigned to field operations and the SWAT Team. He is survived by his wife, Regina; son, Ian; and daughter, Kaitlyn. TEAM WOD Crain 2 rounds for time of: 34 push-ups 50-yard sprint 34 deadlifts, 135 lb. 50-yard sprint 34 box jumps, 24-inch box 50-yard sprint 34 clean and jerks, 95 lb. 50-yard sprint 34 burpees 50-yard sprint 34 wall-ball shots, 20-lb. ball 50-yard sprint 34 pull-ups 50-yard sprint
Lieutenant Andrew Richard Nuttall, 30, from the 1st Battalion Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry (1 PPCLI), based in Edmonton, Alberta, serving as a member of the 1 PPCLI Battle Group was killed by an improvised explosive device that detonated during a joint foot patrol near the village of Nakhonay in Panjwaii District, about 25 km southwest of Kandahar City on December 23, 2009. He is survived by his parents, Richard and Ethel Jane Nuttall. TEAM “Nutts” For time: 10 Handstand push-ups 250 pound Deadlift, 15 reps 25 Box jumps, 30 inch box 50 Pull-ups 100 Wallball shots, 20 pounds, 10′ 200 Double-unders Run 400 meters with a 45lb plate
Team WOD “We Will Never Forget” Farmers Step up x 343 Together (18/20) Burpee x 60 Each **This is to be done as a team of 2. One-person works on the 343 step ups (one for each fire fighter lost), while the other works on the 60 burpees (one for each police officer lost). Each partner must complete at least 60 burpees each. Once the 60 burpees are completed, continue to do burpees (in remembrance of all lives lost and affected), until all step-ups are completed. The weight on the farmers step up is as heavy as form will allow. If you have a vest or body armor, wear it.
Officer David Vanbuskirk, 36, of Henderson, Nevada, was killed on July 23, 2013, when he fell during a nighttime aerial rescue mission in Las Vegas, Nevada. Vanbuskirk had been employed with the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department since 1999 and joined the elite Search and Rescue Team in 2007. Vanbuskirk is survived by his wife, Adriana; sister, Jenny; and mother, Pat. He is preceded in death by his father, Red; and brother; Michael. TEAM HERO WOD “DVB” For time: Run 1 mile with a 20-lb. medicine ball Then, 8 rounds of: 10 wall-ball shots 1 rope ascent Run 800 meters with a 20-lb. medicine ball Then, 4 rounds of: 10 wall-ball shots 1 rope ascent Run 400 meters with a 20-lb. medicine ball Then, 2 rounds of: 10 wall-ball shots 1 rope ascent
U.S. Army Sgt. Anibal Santiago, 37, of Belvidere, Illinois, assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, stationed in Fort Benning, Georgia, died on July 18, 2010, in Bagram, Afghanistan. He is survived by his wife, Mandy; sons, Hannibal, Desmond and Darian; and parents, Anibal and Maria. TEAM WOD “Santiago” 7 Rounds DB Hang Squat Clean x 18 Pullup x 18 Power Clean x 10 HSPU x 10 **Go as heavy as form will allow, while still being able to keep each exercise to no more than 3 sets. Alternate with your partner as needed.
Special Warfare Operator 1st Class William Blake Marston, 31, of Concord, New Hampshire, died Jan. 10, 2015, in DeLand, Florida, during military parachute training. Marston was assigned to an East Coast-based SEAL Team and served in the Navy for six years. Marston is survived by his girlfriend, Christine Clark; parents, Bill and Nancy; three siblings, Chris, Jeffrey and Emily; and many other friends and family. “Martson” AMRAP in 20 Partner Deadlift x 1 Toes to Bar x 10 Bar Facing Burpee x 15 **The weight on the deadlift is as heavy as form will allow.