9/11 Tribute- Honoring the military and first responders who died trying to save lives.
2 Mile Run (20 Minute cap on run)
Stephen Siller was a New York firefighter just getting off duty when the first plane hit the Twin Towers. Unable to drive into Manhattan, he put on all of his firefighting gear and ran the two miles from Brooklyn to ground zero where he died in the rescue effort.
23 Strict Pull Ups
the reps are to honor the 23 NYPD officers who died on Sept. 11.
343 Air Squats
There were 343 New York firefighters who died that day, dwarfing the sacrifice of any other emergency service. The air squat represents the stairs they had to climb in an attempt to rescue those trapped inside. “One firefighter made it to the 80th floor with his gear on before the tower came down.” An average firefighter’s gear weighs between 45 and 65 pounds.
37 Push Press (115/75)
Thirty-seven New York Port Authority police officers died that day too.