05.04.19 Hero WOD 'Wes'- partner


U.S. Navy Lt. J. Wesley “Wes” Van Dorn, 29, of Greensboro, North Carolina, died on Jan. 8, 2014, of injuries sustained in a helicopter crash off the coast of Virginia. He was a member of Helicopter Mine Countermeasures Squadron 14 at the Naval Air Station in Norfolk, Virginia.

Van Dorn was a well-rounded and skilled athlete. According to his friends, he “prided himself on his ability to lift huge weight with the big guys and run with the smaller ones.“

Van Dorn is survived by his wife, Nicole; sons, Jaxton and Maddox; parents, Mark and Susan; brother, Max; and sister, Cara.



Run 800 meters with a 25-lb. plate

Then, 14 rounds of:

10 strict pull-ups

8 burpee box jumps, 24-in. box

6 cleans, 185/125 155/105 125/80 100/55

Then, run 800 meters with a 25-lb. plate


*Everyone runs with 25lb plate, partition reps however you want

*scale the run to unweighted*