CrossFit Instructor Scales 25ft Wall, Rescues Family Trapped Inside Burning Car
This is the only time I'll tolerate someone bragging about their CrossFit training so I suggest this guy seize the opportunity.
Greg Pena is a coach at a CrossFit gym in Los Gatos, California, the training area is right by a highway. He was about to start teaching a class a few weeks ago, when he heard a car crash and saw a bunch of smoke. It turns out a woman had flipped her SUV, and she and her three little kids were trapped inside.
He immediately scaled a 25-foot wall to get up to the highway. He used some support from a chain link fence, his upper body strength, and, yeah, his CrossFit training. Then he ran over to the SUV and managed to pull everyone out safely.
The story just came out, because one of the firefighters involved nominated him for a citizen's medal of valor.
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