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Xendurance is proud to sponsor the Third Annual Hotshots 19 Memorial WOD Honoring the 19 fallen Granite Mountain Hotshots.
You can also show your support by attending the memorial event in Prescott, Arizona, or host the workout locally on August 30th and donate online.
100% of the registration fees will directly benefit the two foundations:
CrossFit Foundation, established by CrossFit, Inc for the families of the fallen 19
Saturday, August 29, 2015 (8:30am – 4:30pm)
Captain CrossFit 420 N 6th Street Prescott, AZ 86301
Six rounds for time: 30 Air Squats 19 Power cleans 135/95 7 Strict Pull-ups Run 400 meters
45 minute time cap
The Annual Hotshots 19 Memorial WOD
The annual Hotshots 19 Memorial WOD honors the nineteen fallen Granite Mountain Hotshots while providing support to the families of those fallen heroes.
On June 30, 2013, nineteen members of the Granite Mountain Hotshots tragically lost their lives while fighting a fire in Yarnell, Arizona. The Yarnell Hill fire is considred the sixth deadliest American firefighter disaster and the deadliest ever in Arizona as it resulted in the highest wildland firefighter death toll in the United States since the 1993 Griffith Park Fire that killed 29 firefighters.
Ignited by lightning on June 28, 2013, the Yarnell Hill fire eventually overran and killed the 19 City of Prescott firefighters on June 30. All were members of the Granite Mountain Hotshots, an elite group among firefighters often called to respond to large, high-priority fires due to the firefighters' extensive training, high physical fitness standards, and ability to undertake difficult, dangerous and stressful assignments.
The fire was finally contained by July 10, 2013.
Please consider showing your support.