October 17, 2021

Preblast for the Week of October 18th

Check out what we did last week: 
M:62, T:40, W:57, Th:33, F:20, Weekend:45 = 257 Total Posts!
FNGs (Welcome!):  Spray Tan, Shake Weight, Belly Flop
WLs: AOL (F3 Nashville)
Lots of PAX headed out of town for Fall Break
Lightning sparked the closing of some AOs on Friday
We cheered on #32 at GoRuck Selection
Grimace and Cantore decided to run Marathon lengths for fun
Slater and Bombay completed the Walking Tall 50K
Bootheel continues to advance in Legendary Dad Bod competition for Charity
William Shatner went to Space
Dewey released a new Halloween single
Gus helped F3 celebrate their 10 year anniversary
We found out an F3 10×10 canopy tent costs $700

Highlights for this week (TL/DR):
8 Blades have signed up for Whetstone. Do you need to be sharpened? Contact Boudreaux
Go sign up for The Crucible

Do you want to hear more about F3 from a National Level? Click HERE to subscribe to the weekly F3 Nation Newsletter. 

1ST F – Fitness

The Crucible returns! Mark your calendars for Saturday 10/30. Run, Ruck, Bike or Vehicle Support, Outdoor Chefs, multiple beatdowns at various AOs. Inner Loopers vs Outer Loopers. Convergence at the end. Your October Challenge is to HC right now for this event. 

AO and Q Passport Challenge is underway. Make your way to all 24 F3 Memphis AOs to receive the AO Passport Patch. Step Up and Q all 24 F3 Memphis AOs to receive the Q Passport Patch! You have until the end of 2021 to complete this challenge. 

Find the workout location nearest to you right HERE

2ND F – Fellowship

Get to Know Your AOQs:

Birth Name:Carlos Avila
F3 Name:Billboard
What’s the story behind your F3 name?I used to work at a sign company. We didn’t make billboards.
What’s the best piece of advice someone has given you?“Don’t be an idiot. When I am about to do something, I ask myself, “would an idiot do that?” If the answer is “no”, I do not do that thing” – Dwight Schrute 
If you were an action figure, what accessories would you be sold with?N/A
What is something that you’re really good at, that is embarrasing? Cross stitching 
What is one thing you’ve done that you will never do again?Sleep outdoors on a hammock in tropical climate without a mosquito net 
How many languages do you speak?2.5
What was your first job?Translator
What is the strongest animal you could win against?My dog – she would let me
What would be the worst thing to put into a piñata?CMUs
What are you most thankful for?My wife & daughter

High Impact Happy Hour is after hours fellowship happening in different parts of the city on a monthly basis. 
Bartlett/Arlington/Cordova meets 1st Friday 7 PM at Buffalo Wild Wings: 8385 US Hwy 64, Ste 101, Memphis, TN 38133
Germantown meets 2nd Tuesday 8 PM at Mellow Mushroom: 9155 Poplar Ave Suite 26, Germantown, TN 38138
Collierville meets the 3rd Wednesday 7:30 PM at Highlander Pub: 78 N Main St, Collierville, TN 38017 
East/Midtown/Downtown Memphis meets the Last Friday 4 PM at Memphis Made Brewing Co. 768 Cooper Street, Memphis, TN

Checkout #2F-lunches if you want to grab lunch with your bros! 

Checkout out Events Calendar for more 2nd F.

3RD F – Faith

Q Source Topic of the Week:
SCHOOLING (Q4.2)The principles of Leadership are both universal and timeless Checkout the link and use it as talking points for shield locks, COTs, and on the slack channel #Q-Source-Q

WHETSTONE (Q1.8)- The Vertical Relationship Between Men
We have 21 Memphis PAX who have stepped up to be a “Stone” in the F3 Memphis Whetstone initiative.  So far, 8 “Blades” have emerged for sharpening, accountability, & growth. If you are a looking to take the next step in F3, click & read the link above and then reach out to Boudreaux to get a list of available Stones. 

Join team F3 Memphis and register HERE for the 2021 St Jude Marathon on Saturday, December 4. Contact Yoga Matt with any questions.

If you want to post something in next week’s preblast, let me know by Saturday. Hit that TMYN emoji