AO: The Swanson

When: 06/24/2020


Number of Pax: 5

Pax Names: Ditka, Fast Times, Go Blue!, Googan, Mrs. Doubtfire,

Number of FNGS: 0

FNG Names:

QIC: Go Blue!

The BackBlast:


Beautiful morning at the Swanson. The dew was fresh, sun was rising, PAX were relatively* on time, and a mosey to the…


  • SSH (x15 IC)
  • High knees (x15 IC)
  • Butt kickers (x15 IC)
  • Monkey humpers (x15 IC)
  • Sun Gods (x10 rev/fwd IC)
  • Pot stirrers (x7 CW/CCW IC, each arm)

The Thang:

  • 11s at the baseball bleachers. First set 10 merkins, 1 hanging row. To last set 1 merkin, 10 hanging rows. Between exercises, “box jump” up the bleachers and run down the bleachers. Don’t trip and smack your face or fall down the stairs.
  • Burp back mountain. Partner up. One person back peddles up the hill and then runs down the hill, repeating 3 times, all while partner is doing burpees at the bottom of the hill. Switch. Each team accumulates burpees and continues switching until a 100 burpee dept is paid. Finishing teams keep doing hill until all PAX have completed.


  • BBSU (x15)
  • Australian snow angel (x15 IC)
  • O face (x10 CW/CCW, on “O”**)
  • American hammer*** (x20 IC)


  • Prayers go out to Short Circuit and the fam for safe and healthy return home for all in the next week.
  • Announcement that Abduction is permanently moving to 6am start time this coming Saturday.
  • A minute of silence to think about 3 things you’re grateful for and why.
  • Problem solving and decisiveness: “In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing. The worst thing you can do is nothing.” — Theodore Roosevelt

Naked Man Moleskin:

* Googan rolled in hot only 1 minute late opposed to the usual 2-3 min.
** With inflection and voice crack on the last “O”.
*** All of Short Circuits normal call outs were properly dispersed by the PAX.

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