6 September 2018
Operator Cpl. Kevin van de Rijdt, 26, of the Netherlands, died Sept. 6, 2009, during heavy combat in Afghanistan. He was a member of Special Forces (Korps Commando Troepen) Task Force 55 within the Netherlands Armed Forces.
Van de Rijdt was an avid CrossFit athlete and instructor in Venlo, Netherlands. His favorite movements included deadlifts, bar muscle-ups and partner bar-facing burpees.
He is survived by his father, Paul; his mother, Karin; his sister, Wendy; his godchild; and many colleagues and friends.
Workout of the Day
With a partner, complete as many rounds as possible in 26 minutes of:
6 deadlifts, each (315/220)
9 bar-facing burpees, synchronized
9 bar muscle-ups, each
250 M. Plate Carry, each (45/25)
*The original workout has a barbell carry. for our purposes, you're going to strip a plate off of your barbell and carry it around the block.
Posted on Wed, September 5, 2018
by Dana Soprano