BackBlast Honoring Jacob “Hightower” Hancher

Honoring Jacob “Hightower” Hancher

This will be simple, and not a normal backblast.  We came together as a community.  F3.  FiA.  Friends.  Family.  Young and old.  From near and far.  Various backgrounds and hometowns.  Veterans, rookies, and newcomers.  We came together as ONE group to honor Jacob.  Work was done.  The specifics are unimportant.  We honored Jacob.  His age.  …

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BackBlast Low Impact Workout with Hightower in Our Thoughts

Low Impact Workout with Hightower in Our Thoughts

62* Nice!   YHC has a nagging knee injury that comes and goes. Lately, it’s been coming more than going. A low impact, no running Q would be in order.    The heaviness of the loss of Hightower has been on YHC’s mind as well and want to make sure that time is spent talking …

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BackBlast “Hightower” Jacob Hancher – Badge # 374; EOW 10/03/20

“Hightower” Jacob Hancher – Badge # 374; EOW 10/03/20

Conditions Nice.  Cool.  Mid 60’s F3Nation is a BROTHERHOOD.  When one is lost, we ALL grieve.  This past weekend, we lost one of our local PAX who was serving the community he loved as a Myrtle Beach Police Officer.  Private First Class Jacob Hancher.  Hightower.  So young.  We all grieve and the Nation grieves over …

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BackBlast Off into the Wild blue Yonder.

Off into the Wild blue Yonder.

You will have to forgive me, I have a lot to get out in this. So, fare warning. Well………the anticipation had been looming for a few weeks. I keep getting the same question. How are you feeling? My answer for the last week has been some where between, What the hell am I getting my …

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BackBlast Turtle Power

Turtle Power

AO: TheVillage Conditions: 78 degrees, 92% Humidity, Cloudy with 90% Chance of rain September is a month dedicated to the IronPAXChallenge and today is no different across the GrandStrand with Warthog and Catapult both hosting IPC.  Being on the Q sheet for today, I wanted to give the PAX a chance to warm up for …

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BackBlast 19 years later – 9/11 – #NeverForget

19 years later – 9/11 – #NeverForget

YHC always tries to take the Q for 9/11 to honor those that lost their lives and those that sacrificed everything, as well as to make sure that we all #NeverForget this incident.  And my basic Backblast information is the same, but with new PAX and all, it needs to be said!  And it never …

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BackBlast Underestimating IPC WK1 at Village

Underestimating IPC WK1 at Village

No need to plan this one, the work out was created for us.  IPC Week #1.  I warned a lot of guys about what last year brought and not to be fooled by WK 0.   Week 1 was going to bring it.  And I believe most of us highly underestimated what was a meat grinder …

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BackBlast Bridge Work

Bridge Work

AO: Village Conditions: 80s and 10000% Humidity It’s felt like forever since I have been to the Village. With a Catapult VQ, Qing at other AOs, and then being out of town for a bit, it had been about 2 weeks since I had posted at the Village (I know, I Know… #BestAOQ). But the …

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BackBlast Who wants donuts?

Who wants donuts?

AO: TheVillage Conditions: 74 degrees, 95% Humidity…normal EliteFridays are over and PAX are starting to get ready for the Myrtle Beach Mini-Marathon in October so many PAX are posting Hulkamania on Fridays now.  YHC thought numbers may be low so the decision was made to be sure this was at least a semi-elite Friday workout …

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