U.S. Army Sergeant Jason A. Santora, of Farmingville, New York, assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, based out of Fort Benning, Georgia, died in Logar province, Afghanistan on April 23, 2010, from wounds sustained during a firefight with insurgents. He is survived by his parents Gary and Theresa, and sister Gina.
Today’s skill is max height box jumps. The goal is to see how high you can jump. Most of us can jump way higher than we think, but when we have an object that we’re jumping onto staring us right in the face, it changes things. Today each of you will get to the point where the height messes with your head. It can be damn scary to try and jump onto something that’s above your waist. The classic half jump with the hands landing on the top of the box will show itself as the boxes get higher and higher. This will be as much about mental training as it is physical. When the box get’s to that PR height, control your breathing, settle your nerves, focus, and jump as hard as you friggin’ can!