AO: Ironclad

When: 08/28/2021


Number of Pax: 12

Pax Names: Bachelor Pad, Bing, Funny Car, Half Court, Huggies, Joker, Marvel, Splat, Thriller, Wicked, Wilson,

Number of FNGS: 1

FNG Names: Half Court

QIC: Joker

The BackBlast:


75 and sunny. Not as bad as the rest of the week.

F3 & Covid Disclosures


Lady glitter sparkle (LGS) made an appearance for Thriller’s Hall of Fame post.


  • ABC (the early MJ years)
    • SSHs (20)
    • Through the tunnel (10) – Thriller Style
    • Imperial walkers (12)
    • Shoulder taps (10)

Mosey from flag to Ferguson garage – up stairs to 2 then up ramp to 3.

The Thang

Different Michael Jackson song for each level as we made our way up the garage, moseying to the next floor after each song.

  • Jam (3rd Floor)
    • Burpees every time the synth horn blasts (66 in the song)
      • Mosey to wall and back during first 2 breaks
      • Do hand-release merkins if can’t keep up with burpees
    • LGS – Rotates between PAX as needed.
  • Beat It (4th Floor)
    • Dan Taylor (Lieutenant Dans)
      • Squat followed by 4 lunges (in ascending order (maintaining 1:4 ratio))
      • LGS goes with anyone until they’re tired or someone begs for it
  • Thriller (5th Floor)
    • Partner up
      • One partner performs LBCs
      • Other partner runs down the ramp and “moonwalks” back up
  • Off the Wall (6th Floor)
    • LGS goes with a jumping/running partner
    • Partner up
      • 1 PAX Balls to the Wall
      • Partner broad jumps 5 parking spaces and moseys back
  • Smooth Criminal (7th Floor)
    • Squat every time he says “Annie” (42 Annies in the song)
    • Side straddle hops in between
  • Billie Jean (8th Floor)
    • Blanket balcony thrusters
      • LGS gets thrusted to next PAX, they run to end of line and we go across garage and back until song is done.
  • The Way You Make Me Feel & Man in the Mirror
    • With partners
      • One Pax runs to second light post and back while other does big bois. Switch roles upon return.
      • Return to flag down stairs at 10 minutes left.


  • Don’t Stop ‘Til You Get Enough
    • After Freddie Mercuries went to dealer’s choice
      • Outlaws (10 each direction)
      • Penguin crunches (10 – 4 count)
      • Freddie Mercuries (The Bicycle) (25? – 4 count)
      • Flutter Kicks (20 – 4 count)
      • Chillcut plank
      • Alabama Prom Dates (20)
      • WWIIs (5ish)


Pulled from

“Man in the Mirror” – January 1988 #1 on US Charts

“I’m starting with the man in the mirror
I’m asking him to change his ways
And no message could have been any clearer
If you want to make the world a better place
Take a look at yourself, and then make a change”

Motivation to lead begins with a problem to solve, a frustration to answer, or a drive to make something better. But eventually, you realize that leadership isn’t “out there.” Frustration with others isn’t leadership.

Owning YOUR frustrations is the beginning of leadership.

Leaders aren’t finger-pointers.

Blaming doesn’t change anything. The real question is about personal responsibility, not blame.


  • The music kept YHC from hearing a lot of good mumblechatter but I think it was out there.
  • During Jam, many PAX were interested in taking a turn with LGS to forego more burpees. Heady play.
  • MJ music gave Huggies new energy. He was picking up the six on journey back to flags.


  • Labor Day Convergence – Monday, September 6, 7-8am @ Bennet’s Creek Park (Hyzerbomb Location).
  • Gator has highlighted this organizationfor those who are distraught over the scenes coming out of Afghanistan, and who want to help those Afghans who are able to make it to the U.S.A.
  • There is a new F3 Hampton Roads Instagram page that you can find and follow at this link.
  • Bible Study Zoom Call – Every Friday, Noon. Studying Philippians. See e-mail/Facebook for link.
  • Quad P for August is a Back Blast Battle between the sub-regions (North, West, East). So harass the Qs to post BBs. See the Challengespage for the link and more info.
  • Priorities’ gave Marvel several “100 Posts in 2021” patches to pass out to PAX who have fulfilled that achievement. Talk to Marvel if interested in obtaining one.
  • F3 Hampton Roads 5 Year Anniversary – November 5th/6th; Friday night banquet & Saturday beatdown/festivities. Mark your calendars

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