Crossfit competition at Al Udeid Air Base motivates and boosts morale among deployed service members
By Master Sgt. Phil Speck, 379th Air Expeditionary Wing
/ Published December 19, 2017
AL UDEID AIR BASE, Qatar -- Twenty-eight service members from various coalition forces competed in “The Deid Throwdown” a Crossfit competition, Dec. 2, 2017. Staff Sgt. Sabastian Paz, a medical technician with the 379th Expeditionary Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron, organized the contest to motivate people and generate camaraderie and raise morale for those who enjoy fitness and a challenge. The competition consisted of running, medicine ball throws, pull ups, thrusters, burpees, deadlifts and other physical challenges.