"PAUL (PENA)"

HERO WOD:

“PAUL (PENA)”

7 RFT:

100 METER SPRINT

19 AMERICAN KBS (70/53)

10 BURPEE BOX JUMPS (24/20)

3 MINS REST

– Time each round. Score is total time for all seven rounds, including rest.

Army Captain Paul Pena of San Marcos, Texas, died on January 19, 2010, from wounds sustained from an enemy force’s improvised explosive device. Pena was leading patrol in Arghandab River Valley win Afghanistan at the time of his death. He was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 508th Parachute Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division in Fort Bragg, North Carolina.

Pena participated in the Junior ROTC program at San Marcos Baptist Academy and later graduated from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point. He maintained his fitness with CrossFit workouts and particularly enjoyed running, burpees, push-ups and pull-ups.

He is survived by his mother, Cecilia.

This WOD, published January 19, 2017, was the second Hero WOD named “Paul” published on the CrossFit main site. CrossFit published a different “Paul” workout (named for Officer Paul Sciullo) in 2010.

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