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Old 11-28-2005, 07:21 PM   #261
Lincoln Brigham
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Well, I'm a day late and a dollar short.

I didn't make the "A" list (but I did get a pr of sorts for most chins in a row) so as punishment I did 103 chinups total. Many, many sets. Took about 25 minutes.
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Old 11-28-2005, 10:13 PM   #262
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Happy birthday Eugene..and many thanks for the gift of motivation. I was sick yesterday so I had no chance, I'm a day late
Jim Howe Salt Lake City, UT 53YO 166# 51 pu
It was my 3rd try today 33 @ 2pm (bar at gym painfully skinny)then a retry @46 and finally 51 good ones @10pm.
I'm happy with that!
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Old 11-28-2005, 11:47 PM   #263
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Happy Birthday Eugene!

After absolutely no specific training for this, I remembered it this morning after a client. Warmup was coffee and then watching someone else workout.

Broke it into 28-12-10, minimal rest.

CrossFit does funny things--when you think about doing 50 pullups for fun first thing in the morning and you know it's only going to take 2 or 3 sets and 2 or 3 minutes.

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Old 11-29-2005, 03:51 PM   #264
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Eugene, happy birthday!

I was hoping to do this one so much, but I got bronchitis about two weeks ago and am VERY slow to recover. I owe you this and the l-sits, sorry.

Hope you felt the energy though, I sent some hacking and flegm your way.
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Old 11-29-2005, 06:47 PM   #265
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Happy B-day Eugene!

I just returned from thanksgiving in Oklahoma and I had limited internet access. Sorry for the tardy reply. Anyway info as follows:

Adrian Bozman, San Francisco (but performed in Tulsa, Ok.), 155lbs, 50 kipping pullups
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Old 11-29-2005, 07:38 PM   #266
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Hey Eugene,

I will have you know that Jeff Martin took this so seriously, he thought he was rude to Jonathan when we called to go visit. (he wasn't rude - just focused - we didn't even notice!). Anyway, he did his 50 and I will follow up with my L-Sit tomorrow as a belated birthday. Somehow I didn't know modified versions of pullups were allowed or I would have done them too!


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Old 11-29-2005, 11:07 PM   #267
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Here's the latest version. For those of you with blanks for age or whatever, let me know so I can fill it it. Thanks everyone for the incredible work. I am just blown away at these performances. That is an outrageous amount of pullups. Thanks also for the kind birthday wishes...condolences actually. Along with your gifts of pullups I also got my AARP application in the mail. How's that for timing...on my birthday I do 51 pullups, the next day AARP wants me to sign up. Pretty soon the funeral homes, retirement centers and polyester and white belt salesmen will be sending me flyers.

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Old 11-30-2005, 04:51 PM   #268
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just don't answer the phone.

We all already know you have a problem saying "No" to buying stuff.
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