Event by The Rock Fitness
Lt. Michael P. Murphy was an avid adherent of CrossFit, and after his death one of his favorite workouts was named after him. The workout, which he referred to as ‘Body Armor,’ is now called ‘Murph.’ While wearing a 20 lbs weighted vest (substitute for body armor).
The "MURPH" memorial workout; A one-mile run followed by... *100 pull-ups *200 push-ups *300 squats finishing with another one-mile run. The more seasoned athletes will wear a 20lb weighted vest or body armor.
Lt. Murphy was killed June 28, 2005 after exposing himself to enemy fire and knowingly leaving his position of cover to get a clear signal in order to communicate with his headquarters. He provided his unit’s location and requested immediate support for his element and then returned to his position to continue fighting until he died from his wounds.
Operation Red Wings was a counter-insurgent mission in Kunar province, Afghanistan, involving four members of the United States Navy SEALs. Murphy and two other SEALs, Danny Dietz and Matthew Axelson, were killed in the fighting, in addition to 16 American Special Operations Forces soldiers, who were killed when their helicopter was shot down while attempting to extract the SEAL Team. Prior to a helicopter being shot down in 2011, it was both the largest loss of life for American forces since the invasion began and the largest loss for the SEALs since the Vietnam War. Marcus Luttrell was the only surviving American sailor from the squad; he was protected by local villagers, who sent an emissary to the closest military base, allowing a rescue team to locate him...
Date & Time
May 31, 2021
The Rock Fitness 215 W Front St. Statesville 28677 NC US https://www.iredellnc.com/businesses/nc-statesville-the-rock-fitness