Sunday, January 27 WOD

Hero WOD: “Kalsu”

EMOM, perform the following until 100 Thrusters are completed

  • 5 Burpees
  • Max rep Thrusters, 135/95lbs

The Rules:

  • At the top of each minute perform 5 Burpees
  • With the rest of the minute, complete as many reps of Thrusters as possible
  • Continue this until you reach 100 Thrusters
  • 45 minute time cap

Robert James Kalsu (April 13, 1945 – July 21, 1970) was selected as an Oklahoma Sooner All-American Tackle in 1967.  As an eighth-round draft pick of the Buffalo Bills in 1968, he started eight games at Guard and was voted the team’s top rookie in 1968.  He began fulfilling his ROTC obligation with the US Army following the ’68 season and started his tour of duty in Vietnam in November of 1969, where he served with Battery C, 2nd Battalion, 11th Artillery, 101st Airborne Division. His MOS was 1193-Field Artillery Unit Commander. LT Kalsu was killed by mortar fire on July 21,1970 at Firebase Ripcord near the Ashau Valley.

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