AO: The Swanson

When: 06/08/2022


Number of Pax: 8

Pax Names: Bootleg, Bunsen, Downhill, Flo, Forest Gump, Reboot, Road Kill, Tri-Delt,

Number of FNGS: 0

FNG Names:

QIC: Downhill

The BackBlast:


A beatdown inspired by Omaha Beach.  Included water, sand, and fields.  Speeches from Gen Eisenhower, Gen Montgomery, and Col George Taylor.  Mosey with rucks, workout without rucks.


Mosey to west soccer fields over ball diamonds.

Side Straddle Hop IC x 15

Sun Gods IC x 15

Reverse Sun Gods IC x 15

Burpees x 5

Mosey to west sand volleyball courts (through irrigation ditch)

The Thang:

20 Mercans on North side of sand

crawl to net, run from net to South side of sand (25 yds)

20 WW II sit ups on South side of sand

crawl to net, run from net to North side of sand (25 yds)

rinse and repeat 5X

Buddy drag partner to net (12.5yds), get drug by buddy from net to end (12.5yds), sprint back across the volleyball court (25 yds)

Mosey 250 yds, 10 Mercans IC, mosey 250 yds, 5 Burpees, mosey 250 yds, 20 Mercans IC


American Hammer IC x 21


YHC took us out in a short prayer.  Lifting up traveling and grieving families

Naked Man Moleskin:

The irrigation ditch was chest deep, expected 1-2′.  4 PAX followed through creek, 3 PAX went over bridge.

Despite sand and water, mumble chatter was a minimum.

KIA soldier dedication was well received.