HALF MOON BAY, CA - Dick Costolo of Twitter and President of HGST Michael Cordano served as sponsor hosts of the 2014 Navy SEAL Memorial Challenge Fundraiser benefitting the Navy SEAL Foundation. CrossFit champion Jason Khalipa and CrossFit coaches Miranda Oldroyd and Garret Fisher oversaw the athletes who participated in the event, sponsored by HGST Inc., Rogue Fitness, NorCal CrossFit and Reebok. The Navy SEAL Memorial Challenge was an athletic fundraiser to benefit the Navy SEAL Foundation, and remember and honor the 89 Naval Special Warfare heroes lost since 9/11. West Coast personnel included Navy SEAL Foundation Board Treasurer, Michael Baumer.
In addition to the CrossFit Challenge, the event included an honor guard Patriot ceremony featuring the Foundation’s West Coast personnel, and Tim Leathers (father of fallen SEAL Matt Leathers.) The ceremony was followed by a round of golf, the CrossFit competition coached by Khalipa, and kids’ activities including pinwheels for pride.