Donor Stories

When people think of Brooklyn, a few things come to mind. There are the long-lost Dodgers, the legendary Bridge, and that down-home spirit. Then there is Junior’s world-famous cheesecake.

Here’s the challenge: For 60 seconds each, throw a 20lb ball at a 10ft target, sumo dead-lift 75lbs, jump on and off a 20in box, push-press 75lbs, and row.

Repeat three times.

Some might say you’d have to be crazy, but we like to think you just need to be crazy about Brooklyn.

On the occasion of their father’s 100th birthday, the Springer children — natives of California now scattered across the globe — wanted to find a way to come together with their own children and grandchildren to celebrate the late patriarch’s life and to create a legacy in his honor.