Sunday, May 5, 2013

Hoover High athletes get a taste of Navy SEAL training

On the beach. They carried a 250-pound log, completed a three-mile run while carrying a 35-pound sand bag, and performed 300 sit-ups, 300 push-ups and 300 pull-ups. No, they’re not the Navy SEALs.

They are student athletes from six San Diego-area high schools participating in the annual Navy SEAL Invitational at the Naval Special Warfare Center on April 20.

According to Ret. Capt. Bob Rohrbach, operations officer for the Navy SEAL and SWCC Scout Team, the entire purpose of the Navy SEAL Invitational is to develop and promote teamwork. Read more from US Navy SEALs blog»