BLACK OPS @ 7AM – St. John Center for Homeless Men Merkin Challenege – 11/27

878 That’s right come join in the fun tomorrow in the GLOOM to knock out 878 BURPEES with yours truly at St. John Center (700 E Muhammad Ali Blvd).  The more people we have the more burpees we get to dish out.  There is parking available on the street as well as a parking garageContinue reading “BLACK OPS @ 7AM – St. John Center for Homeless Men Merkin Challenege – 11/27”

St. John Center for Homeless Men Merkin Challenge Update & BLACK OPS – 11/27

Great News – 770 You may ask what does that number mean.  Well that is how many pairs of socks we have raised with 6 days remaining. HUGE Thank You to everyone. It is amazing what type of impact our HIMS have on our community.  As mentioned we still have 6 days remaining so ifContinue reading “St. John Center for Homeless Men Merkin Challenge Update & BLACK OPS – 11/27”

St. John Center for Homeless Men Merkin Challenge

Calling all PAX and AO’s for a wonderful 3rdF opportunity.  I met with St. John Center recently and with the winter coming they are in need of white crew socks for their members.   St. John Center for Homeless Men is a great local non-profit that helps homeless men address the barriers to housing andContinue reading “St. John Center for Homeless Men Merkin Challenge”

01.05.2019. Back Blast. 4 Saturday’s — 4 Churches. Week 1 @ Holy Trinity.

When: 5:00pm   Where: Holy Trinity Parish (The Mutt)   Q: The Holy Spirit   # of PAX: 12   PAX: Glen Ross, Big Bird, Le Pew, Gilligan, Meter Maid, Abacus, Aerobie, Mama’s Boy, Storm Trooper, Fridge, Windshield, and Miyagi   WINKE YHC got to his home parish, Holy Trinity right around 4:30, where heContinue reading “01.05.2019. Back Blast. 4 Saturday’s — 4 Churches. Week 1 @ Holy Trinity.”

01.05.2019. Pre Blast. 4 Saturday’s — 4 Churches.Week 1 @ Holy Trinity Parish.

Who: All Pax, Friends, M’s, and 2.0’s   When: 1700   Where: Holy Trinity Parish (AKA: The Mutt)   Q: The Holy Spirit   Calling all HIMs! Gather with Aerobie, and myself for the 5:00pm mass at Holy Trinity Catholic Church. This is week one location for the month long event. We will meet atContinue reading “01.05.2019. Pre Blast. 4 Saturday’s — 4 Churches.Week 1 @ Holy Trinity Parish.”

Carpenter Back Blast 9/22 “Vae Victis” or “Woe to the Vanquished”

Weather 72 degrees 95% humidity.  The rain held off just long enough for the workout Mosquitos in full effect PAX (6); Tanks (3) – Chestnut, Flo Jo (tank), Grinder (tank), Captain Insane-o (tank), Worm, Huggies (Q) This was my second workout at the Carpenter (Joe Creason Park).  It was my VQ for this AO.  IContinue reading “Carpenter Back Blast 9/22 “Vae Victis” or “Woe to the Vanquished””

8/7/18 @F3Carpenter Backblast – Leaders Gonna Lead

Q:  Captain Insane-o Pax (8, 2 tanked):  Red Roof, Zartan, Tron, Chestnut, Kilo, Snowman, Flounder, CI Conditions:  Dark.  77*.  80% humidity.  Concrete was hard.  Grass was wet. Gearlander:  Suns Out Guns Out Tank Top (screw the Conditions), Merrell trail shoes, Features socks, Hurley shorts (used to be swim trucks), folded Buff to contain my growingContinue reading “8/7/18 @F3Carpenter Backblast – Leaders Gonna Lead”

8/7 Carpenter Preblast – Lead School

This F3 thing has been pretty good, right? Solid foundation, strong Pax, big impact. But how? Leaders. Leaders have done this. Whether it’s the Site Qs, the Nant’an, the 2nd F Q, or just the guy that’s a magnet or the dynamite, these leaders have been a big part of keeping this thing on theContinue reading “8/7 Carpenter Preblast – Lead School”

7/24 Carpenter Backblast – Alive For One More Day cc @valhkillmer

Q: CI Pax (21; 8 Tanked*): Abacus, Methane, Cutlass, Shiplap, Hot Wheels, Airplane, OJ, Zima, Snowman, Big Bird, Trump, Tin Cup, Fergie, Pork Chop, Retainer, Flo Jo, Face, Huggies, Tricycle, Scuba Steve, CI (YHC) Can the eight of you that read this keep a secret? The Carpenter could be in trouble. And it’s my fault.Continue reading “7/24 Carpenter Backblast – Alive For One More Day cc @valhkillmer”

TheCarpenter Back Blast for 7/10/18 – “FLIP” flops and tank tops….

Q – Methane Pax – Retainer Fergie Shiplap Flo Jo Porkchop Geppetto Old Bay Nickelback Hot Wheels Scuba Steve Backdraft COP 12 Pax moseyed to an open area in which they obviously knew I had no clue where I was going, and circled up. 20 SSH 15 Abe Vigotas 20 Cherry Pickers Arm Circles Let’sContinue reading “TheCarpenter Back Blast for 7/10/18 – “FLIP” flops and tank tops….”

Carpenter Pre-Blast 7/10/18 It is going to be fun!!

Methane here. It’s just after lunch on Monday and your probably thinking about where to post tomorrow. There is a Bayside BlackOps with BananaBread, Nino Q at the LOCO, PED working TheRooster, Trump swinging a Bag of Wrenches and me Methane, Qing at probably the coolest AO to ever have a shovel flag stuck inContinue reading “Carpenter Pre-Blast 7/10/18 It is going to be fun!!”

The Carpenter Backblast – 7.3.2018

I had only been to the Carpenter once before, so I had to ask Trump and CI for some local knowledge this past weekend, and their insight was perfect. The idea for this Weinke came to me as I suffered through a Nino beatdown at the Hurt several weeks back.  Suicides….I hate suicides, but they sureContinue reading “The Carpenter Backblast – 7.3.2018”

Carpenter Pre-Blast – Not just Field Goals and PATs

For those of you who remember football practices in the hot summer sun, or even two-a-days during camp; this workout is sure to be not like anything you have experienced before. PATS and field goals will be scored, but that’s just the beginning… SYITG, and come ready to work!

BOYS TOWN — @F3Carpenter Backblast May 29, 2018 @ChadBrough @F3Omaha

Tuesday, May 29, 2018 0530-0615 Temp: 70°F, Humidity: 88% Pax: Flo Jo, Tool Time, Nino, Trump, Star Child, Nickleback, Retainer, McAfee, Captain Insane-o, Wait Time QiC: Wait Time A salty Omaha veteran stepped onto Carpenter AO to meet the Pax of Louisville’s finest. After getting lost around the Louisville Zoo, the guest Q came inContinue reading “BOYS TOWN — @F3Carpenter Backblast May 29, 2018 @ChadBrough @F3Omaha”

5/29 Carpenter PreBlast – Guest Q from @F3Omaha

Who: All Pax who want to get better and meet one of the HIM responsible for launching F3 Omaha What: a F3 beatdown. Tank tops preferred. When: Tuesday, May 29 Where: the Carpenter at Joe Creason. Meet in the small lot off Sheridan HERE How: Through pure, indomitable tank topped will Why: Because you trashedContinue reading “5/29 Carpenter PreBlast – Guest Q from @F3Omaha”

5/1/18 Carpenter Backblast – If you can’t measure it…

QIT (Q in Tank):  Captain Insaneo Pax (6 Tanked):  Shiplap, Face, OJ, Flo Jo, PK, Plethora, Nugget, Red Roof, Scuba Steve, Nickleback, CI (YHC) I won’t go on and on about the GrowRuck here, but I will say two things:  1.  Q’ing two days after finishing a GORUCK Tough is silly; 2. I was reallyContinue reading “5/1/18 Carpenter Backblast – If you can’t measure it…”

5/1 Carpenter PreBlast – CI Back in Action for Some Reason

While it may appear that what I did this weekend (a custom GORUCK Tough) was the dumbest thing I’ve done to date, it was actually signing up to Q tomorrow some weeks ago that is, in fact, the dumbest thing I’ve done. Come help me get celebrate idiocy at the Carpenter at Joe Creason ParkContinue reading “5/1 Carpenter PreBlast – CI Back in Action for Some Reason”

4/24 @F3Carpenter Backblast – Thank You Hill

Q: Captain Insaneo Pax: Trump, Red Roof, Flo Jo, Scuba Steve, Crab (FNG), Gillespie, Nickleback, Pope, CI (and Val, the sandbag Q) Zoolander was supposed to Q today, but had to fly to Milan for an emergency fashion show. So, as site Q, I stepped in to Q. I had a simple, but diabolical planContinue reading “4/24 @F3Carpenter Backblast – Thank You Hill”

We’re talkin’ ‘bout Q swappin’ – @F3Carpenter Sub-Blast cc @fpk4

In a cruel twist for all involved, YHC – CI – will be the Q at the Carpenter tomorrow. Zoolander got called to an emergency fashion show. So despite all warnings not to go hard before this GROWRUCK event this weekend, we’re going to…go hard. How high can you count? How high can you countContinue reading “We’re talkin’ ‘bout Q swappin’ – @F3Carpenter Sub-Blast cc @fpk4”

4/14 Night Ruck Backblast – Hard Rain 2

Q-dre: Captain Insane-o (YHC), Zartan Pax (9): OJ, PK, Star Child, Mouth, Tool Time, Diablo, Mad Cow, Zartan, CI Objective: Ruck over 10 miles, starting at 2100 and ending at 0100 through a challenging, hilly environment with PT and fellowship. Method: I’ll be real honest, I forgot I signed up to plan this one. ZartanContinue reading “4/14 Night Ruck Backblast – Hard Rain 2”

The Carpenter Pre Blast

Spring Break is over. Time to get back to reality. Hope everyone has been studying….there will be a test Tuesday April 10th at 5:30am @thecarpenter.  What…you’ve been relaxing, over eating and started happy hour at noon every day?  No problem…..this test will determine what you’ve learned errr….forgotten  over the break.  Check out the APFT calculatorContinue reading “The Carpenter Pre Blast”

Carpenter Back Blast – 3/27/18 – Red Roof Q Template

Red Roof Back Blast Summary Notes: Insert creative, funny and ironic banter here. (many many laughs – try to goad Star Pickle into posting a meme) Apologize for being a day late on the back blast. Insert comment about tank tops. (4 total) – (goad Zoolander into commenting about how good we probably look inContinue reading “Carpenter Back Blast – 3/27/18 – Red Roof Q Template”

3.6.18 Carpenter Backblast – 25 HIM Launched into @F3Louisville History as Part of the 64 that Posted. #getbetter

QIC (YHC):  Captain Insane-o Pax (25, 4 FNGS):  Kilo, Bailout (FNG), Jordy, Zartan, Face, Nickelback, Chelsea (FNG), Gillespie, Zoolander, Holiday Inn (FNG), Miata, FloJo, Vincent (R), Trump, Scuba Steve, Mittens, Plethora, Shiplap (FNG), Little Jerry (R), Steerage, Red Roof, Dodododododo, Double Down (R), McAfee, CI Raise your hand if you’re tired of hearing about theContinue reading “3.6.18 Carpenter Backblast – 25 HIM Launched into @F3Louisville History as Part of the 64 that Posted. #getbetter”

3/6/18 Carpenter Launch Preblast – History Remembers the Bold, or something #getbetter

On March 6, 2018, we step into the abyss of the unknown by taking a step no one has ever even considered. This is history men. And this is your chance to be part of history. The newest F3Louisville AO goes live. If you’re not there, you’ll be forgotten in history. JK. We’re just launchingContinue reading “3/6/18 Carpenter Launch Preblast – History Remembers the Bold, or something #getbetter”

F3Louisville’s Newest AO Goes Live March 6, 2018 — The Carpenter at Joe Creason Park — Details Below #starfish

What: F3Louisville is adding its fourth official site and newest AO, The Carpenter at Joe Creason Park. When:  First workout (bootcamp) will be on Tuesday, March 6, 2018 at 0530-0615, and will follow every Tuesday, 0530-0615. Where:  Joe Creason Park, 1297 Trevilian Way. Meet at the Playground Parking Lot off Sheridan Avenue; 38.210188, -85.707733 (<—hyperlink toContinue reading “F3Louisville’s Newest AO Goes Live March 6, 2018 — The Carpenter at Joe Creason Park — Details Below #starfish”

Carpenter Black Ops Backblast 2/9/17 — Just a Bunch of Batmans Doing a Batmurph #getbetter

Q: Captain Insaneo (and @ValHKillmer) Pax (Batmans): Digiorno, Vincent (Respect), Trump, Tron, Zartan, Gillespie, DoDoDoDoDo, Red Roof, Captain Insaneo This is an actual conversation with my 5 year old 2.0, Ensign Insane-o from a few weeks ago as I drove him to school.  The content of the convo was heavily influenced by the Lego BatmanContinue reading “Carpenter Black Ops Backblast 2/9/17 — Just a Bunch of Batmans Doing a Batmurph #getbetter”