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Scaled Option Complete as many reps as possible in 7 minutes following this pattern: 20 squat cleans, 95 / 63lb. 20 squat cleans, 135 / 93 lb. 20 squat cleans, 155 / 103lb.
Newer athletes may want to further reduce the loading. The first load should be easy. The second load should be harder, but you should be able to complete the 20 reps in 2-3 minutes. The final load should be heavy for you but doable.
Sgt. Thomas R. MacPherson, 26, was killed in action on October 12, 2012 by enemy forces during a heavy firefight while conducting combat operations in Ghazni Province, Afghanistan. He was leading an assault against an enemy position when he was mortally wounded by small arms fire.
MacPherson was a team leader assigned to Company D, 2nd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash. He previously served one deployment to Iraq and this was his fourth deployment to Afghanistan.
The "Tommy Mac" Hero WOD was created by elite-level coach Rudy Nielsen of CrossFit Outlaw (Alexandria, VA, USA), who first posted the workout on his "The Outlaw Way" blog as the workout of the day for October 27, 2012. The post included the following quote from Tommy’s former Pla...