Airmen paint Schriever during Open Announcement

 

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Airmen paint Schriever during Open Announcement
Jessica Trundy and Greg Overton hearten on one of a competitors during a audition eventuality Friday, Mar 11, 2016, during Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado. Both Trundy and Overton warranted a right to paint Schriever during a CrossFit Games 16.4 Open Announcement Mar 17. The Open Announcement will be hold during a Schriever indoor using lane and streamed online during http://games.crossfit.com. (U.S. Air Force photo/Dennis Rogers)
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Airmen paint Schriever during Open Announcement

Posted 3/15/2016   Updated 3/15/2016 Email story   Print story

by Brian Hagberg
50th Space Wing Public Affairs

3/15/2016 - SCHRIEVER AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – Fifteen of Schriever’s fittest athletes took partial in a audition eventuality final week competing for a respect of representing Schriever Air Force Base during a CrossFit Games 16.4 Open Announcement.

Mark Skinner and Greg Overton from a 2nd Space Operations Squadron and Jessica Trundy from a 4th Space Operations Squadron incited in a tip 3 times during a tryouts and warranted a eventuality to contest alongside dual of a best CrossFit athletes in a universe during a Open Announcement.

The Open Announcement will be hold during a indoor using lane here. Registration to attend a eventuality in chairman is now closed; however, those wishing to hearten on a Team Schriever member can watch a livestream of a eventuality during http://games.crossfit.com.

“My father is now abroad and skeleton to be means to tide this event, that is unequivocally exciting,” Trundy said.

The Open Announcement will start during 6 p.m. Thursday, Mar 17.

“I’m so vehement to paint Schriever, and a Air Force as a whole, in this Open Announcement,” Skinner said. “It’s a good opportunity, not usually for me personally, though for a Air Force to showcase some of a aptness abilities.”

The competitors had to finish a severe 12-exercise examination in a shortest time to acquire a mark in a Open Announcement. The examination enclosed box jumps, handstand pushups, rowing, running, pull-ups, upheld lifts, burst wire and more.

Trundy finished with a tip altogether time, completing a examination in 9:15 and earning an eager greeting from a some-more than 30 spectators in assemblage as well.

“I am so vehement and unapproachable to be means to paint Schriever in an eventuality this big,” Trundy said.

Overton had a tip masculine time with 9:39, circumference out Skinner who finished in 9:53. The 3 competitors were a usually ones means to finish a examination in reduction than 10 minutes.

“I’ve always been into aptness and organic aptness is something that got me into a place where we could have fun with it,” Skinner said.

In further to a competitors, 3 “celebrity judges” will also be participating in a event. The 3 judges were a other half of a tryouts tip 6 competitors.

Ana Shockey (10:47), 50th Force Support Squadron, Pete Forde (11:04), 50th Mission Support Group, and Austin Duran (11:09), 4 SOPS, will be examination a competitors closely during a Open Announcement to safeguard all exercises are finished correctly.

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