Fitness & performance:
Veteran LAPD officer and United States Marine Corps Reservist Sergeant Major Robert J Cottle, 45, was killed by an improvised explosive device while on patrol in Southern Afghanistan on Wednesday, March 24, 2010. RJ joined the Marines at age 18, and the LAPD in 1990. His various LAPD assignments included Hollywood Vice, Southeast Area, LAPD Dive Team and, most recently, SWAT. He is survived by his wife Emily and 9 month old daughter Kaila. The LAPD established a trust fund for them.
Five rounds for time:
- Run 800m
- 5 rope climbs* – BRING TALL SOCKS OR SWEATPANTS
- 50 pushups
*If you do not have rope climbs and want to work rope climb technique, you can work with a coach on rope climb technique while other athletes complete their first round of the metcon.