Sports

September 21, 2012

Warriors, civilians face off


Janelle Delacruz, 56th Maintenance Group quality assurance inspector, finishes a 400-meter lap carrying a 20-pound medicine ball as team member, Edmund Spivak, far right, 56th Civil Engineer Squadron Explosive Ordnance Disposal, begins his leg of the “hurry up and wait” challenge during the Warrior PT Challenge Sept. 7 at the Bryant Fitness Center track.

 

Dina Medina pulls Emily Stuart, Core CrossFit Downtown Phoenix, on the sled in the final event. Medina and Stuart’s team, also known as Team Alpha, finished third in the competition.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Emily Stuart, Core CrossFit Downtown Phoenix, does a pull-up during a leg of the first challenge, “the girls,” as teammates cheer her. Stuart performed sets of 21, 15 and nine pull-ups and thrusters to complete her leg of the challenge.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Jennifer King, 56th Civil Engineer Squadron emergency management, performs 150 wall balls Sept. 7 during the Warrior PT Challenge held at the Combat PT Center on Luke Air Force Base. Each team consisted of four members, two males and two females.

 

Edmund Spivak, 56th Civil Engineer Squadron Explosive Ordnance Disposal, performs 30 snatches during the challenge that included fitness teams from on and off base. The event consisted of three challenges called “the girls,” “hurry up and wait” and lacrosse skills. After elimination, five teams progressed to the final event which included a fireman and buddy carry, tire flip, sled pull and a watermelon relay across the width of the pool.




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