- 63 Power Cleans (95/65)
- 64 Wallballs (20/14)
- 64 Pull Ups
- 65 KB Swings (53/35)
- 68 Front Squats (95/65)
This “MLK DAY” tribute/memorial WOD is dedicated to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. who became a prominent leader of the Civil Rights Movement in the United States. He was assassinated on April 4, 1968. His birthday (January 15, 1929) is celebrated as a national holiday in the US, on the third Monday of January.
The significance of the rep scheme is as follows:
- Power Cleans represent the year, 1963, when MLK delivered his famous “I have a dream” speech.
- The number of Wallballs represents the year when King won the 1964 Nobel Peace Prize.
- The KB Swings represent the year, 1965, of the landmark civil rights voting in the U.S.
- The Front Squats represent the year, 1968, when he was assassinated.