Team Kipping Squats Headed to the Nutts Cup

Anne, Drexel and Carrido will be heading up to Canada this weekend to compete in the 2nd Annual Nutts Cup at CrossFit Vancouver.  The event is to remember and celebrate the life of Andy “Nutts” Nuttall.  It is a 3-person team format, with 28 teams competing for the top spot.  There is a $5,000 pot with $3,000 going to the winning team.  Reebok and Fitness Town are also on board as sponsors providing top finishers with a bunch of cool prizes.

There will be three WOD’s throughout the day.

WOD 1: 6 Squat Snatches, every minute on the minute for 10 minutes
-As a team pick a weight (women 60%)
-Weight is locked in and cannot be changed once the WOD begins
-Highest weight over the 10 rounds wins
-One team member at a time, minimum 1 rep per team member
-Pro rate rounds completed if DNF (8 Rounds = 80%)
-1 men’s bar, 1 women’s bar per team

WOD 2: AMRAP 5 Minutes of MUSCLE UPS!
-One team member at a time
-Wrists turned out at bottom
-Elbows locked out at bottom

WOD 3: “Nutts” Team Time Trial
As a team…
-40 HSPU
-40 Deadlifts (275/165)
-40 Box Jumps (30/24)
-75 Pull Ups
-150 Wall Balls (20/14)
-150 Double Unders

Then…
-550m Plate Run (45/25): One person per on each team will carry the plate the entire way.  The first plate (in possession) across the line wins!

The first WOD might be a little rough for us, since we’re not a big, strong team.  But the other two are sort of up our alley, so let’s hope we have a good showing 🙂

Lieutenant Andrew Richard Nuttall, 30, from the 1st Battalion Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry (1 PPCLI), based in Edmonton, Alberta, serving as a member of the 1 PPCLI Battle Group was killed by an improvised explosive device that detonated during a joint foot patrol near the village of Nakhonay in Panjwaii District, about 25 km southwest of Kandahar City on December 23, 2009.

He is survived by his parents, Richard and Ethel Jane Nuttall.

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