US Army Captain Dan Whitten, 28, of Grimes, IA, assigned to the 1st Battalion, 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, based out of Fort Bragg, NC, died February 2, 2010, when enemy forces in Zabul, Afghanistan attacked his vehicle with an improvised explosive device.
Whitten is survived by his wife, Starr Whitten, his mother, Jill Whitten, his father, Dan Whitten, and his sister, U.S. Army Captain Sarah Whitten.
The “Whitten” Hero WOD was first posted on crossfit.com as the workout of the day for Sunday, December 12, 2010 (101212).
5 Rounds For Time
22 Kettlebell Swings 70/53
22 Box Jumps 24/20 in
400 Meter Run
22 Wall Ball Shots 20/14
*scale with 3 rounds or 20 min time cap*