This is "Long Plank #4" being done on Saturday, October 1, 2016 from 8AM to 4PM (approx) and is the fourth in a series of long planks that George Hood is doing to prepare for his official World Record attempt aboard the USS Midway in San Diego, CA on November 11, 2016 to raise money for the Semper Fi Fund. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/george-hood-to-attempt-new-world-record-on-uss-midway-tickets-27553172280 Georges' goal on this particular long plank is to land anywhere between 7:20 and 7:45. George has done three previous long planks in recent weeks of 4:01 in Montreal,5:45 in Carlsbad just 4 weeks ago and a 7:05 on Sep 17th. Stay up to date with George and all his training at https://www.facebook.com/george.e.hood
George's previous best in May, 2016 at the World Cup Plank Challenge in Beijing was 7 hours, 40 minutes and 4 seconds. His Chinese rival Mao Weidong has the current GWR of 8 hours, 1 minute, 1 second. George is currently the #2 ranked plank holder in the world and is the current U.S. record holder for the plank. George is the only individual to have set the plank record 4x over the last 5 years and one additional record in September, 2015 when he set the 40lb Weighted Plank record in Indiana, PA at 2:35:35.
On April 10 2016, George executed a 5:35:35 plank at the Way of Life Boot Camp facility in Oceanside CA in preparation for his trip to China. This is a training venue that George is quite comfortable at and which has a member following that can generate alot of energy. Forrest Folen owns Way of Life Boot Camp and is the MC for the Nov event....you'll hear Forrest provide commentary throughout this broadcast. George will be assisted during this long plank by members of Team Hood who will supervise his form and tend to all his physiological and cognitive needs during his plank, which is expected to last over 7 hours. Operations manager Mary Shanley will be crewing for George during this particular long plank and will be assisted by the tremendous following and friends at the Way of Life Boot Camp facility.
George has distinguished himself in the fitness industry with regard to his ability to sustain such extreme events and raise money for charity. Pls take note of the work being done by the various crew personnel during his attempt. These folks are volunteers who have partnered with George to sustain him thru his journey. Without them, his effort would not be possible.
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