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CrossFit Games Open 11.3

Complete as many rounds and reps as possible in 5 minutes of:
165 pound Squat clean
165 pound Jerk

Heather Bergeron 29 rounds (58 reps), Pat Sherwood 22 rounds + 1 clean (45 reps).
Post rounds and reps completed to comments and/or register and submit your results as part of the CrossFit Games Open.

Update on the Open: Week 2.

"The Importance of Play" with Matt Chan and Cherie Chan, CrossFit Journal preview video [wmv] [mov]

WOD Demo with Pat Sherwood and Heather Bergeron - video [wmv] [mov]

"Man Vs Nature" by Richard Fernandez, Pajamas Media.

For a rep to count for the CrossFit Games Open, the barbell must end in the stable position over the heels. The left image is close but not quite complete. The bar is forward of the toes and is not stable. The right image meets all standards.