To weed out the top 30 athletes in the team, men’s, and women's divisions, each participant had to do a “sprint chipper” for time. The workout of the day (WOD) consisted of 21 glute-ham developer sit-ups, 15 snatches (165 pounds for men; 100 pounds for women), and nine wall burpees—all to be performed in less than 5 minutes. For petite athletes like 5-foot-2 Gretchen Kittelberger (pictured), leaping over this tall wall quickly and efficiently was particularly challenging, but the fastest competitors knocked out the challenge before 3 minutes had ticked by.
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