This CrossFit mainsite workout was named after U.S. Army Specialist Donald L. Nichols.
Assigned to the 1st Battalion of the 133rd Infantry Regiment of Iowa’s Army National Guard, Nichols died at the age of 21.
Insurgents attacked his unit with an improvised explosive device in the Laghman province of Afghanistan in April of 2011.
By Ben Garves
Ben Garves is a digital product expert, author, entertainer, and activist. His portfolio of thought leadership in digital marketing and web experiences has included major clients like Microsoft, Google, Twitter, eBay, and Facebook. He’s also a freelance health and fitness journalist with over 400 stories written since 2018, a podcaster with 200 episodes to his name, and runs a YouTube channel with over 100 fitness and activism-oriented videos and live streams.
Ben has founded the Fitness is for Everyone™ initiative to raise awareness about social injustice in both racial inequality and socioeconomic disparity in access to quality fitness and nutrition options around the globe.