Athlete Profile

Athlete: Jon Pera

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Southern California
CrossFit Foothill
CrossFit Foothill
200 lb


Filthy 5017:29
Fight Gone Bad471
Sprint 400m0:50
Run 5k20:25
Clean & Jerk350 lb
Snatch265 lb
Deadlift500 lb
Back Squat461 lb
Max Pull-ups45



How I Eat

I weigh and measure my food

I eat strict Paleo

How I Train

I workout mostly at a CrossFit Affiliate

I have a coach who determines my programming

I record my workouts

My Athletic Background

I played youth or high school level sports

I regularly play recreational sports

My Experience With CrossFit

I began CrossFit with a coach (e.g. at an affiliate)

I have completed the CrossFit Level 1 certificate course

My Work/Rest Schedule

I do multiple workouts in a day 3+ times a week

I typically rest 4 or more days per month

How long have you been doing CrossFit?

4+ years


Athlete Coverage

Brick Nation leads SoCal teams after Day 1.  Three former Games athletes (and one former Games champion) in SoCal chose to go team this year. Jeremy Kinnick, Jon Pera and...
Article, Posted Fri, 05.23.14
Two of the biggest declines came from Games vet Jon Pera (5th in SoCal), and Chelsey Hughes (2nd in SoCal).     When the first round of SoCal individual athletes responded to their...
Article, Posted Wed, 05.14.14
As individuals accept invitations to regionals, the team Leaderboard is shifting. Hosts Miranda Oldroyd, Pat Sherwood and Sean Woodland talk team in this edition of the CrossFit Games Update. 
Video, Posted Tue, 04.15.14
Hosts Pat Sherwood and Sean Woodland breakdown region changes among top Games and regional athletes in this episode of the CrossFit Games Update. Tune in at 5 p.m. PT, Thursday, Feb. 27 for the...
Video, Posted Wed, 02.26.14
“It sucks being out of the mix, but I knew I had to do it. I'm OK with that. It really wasn't that hard of a decision. I needed to take care of my family first before CrossFit. That'll pay off...
Article, Posted Fri, 04.05.13
“We realize that a lot of the teams ahead of us have people contributing scores that will be going individual. Our team is all about the team.”   In 2012, the team from CrossFit...
Article, Posted Wed, 03.13.13
CrossFit Games competitors find out that pushing this sled sucks.   The Individual men kicked off their third day of competition with a shuttle sprint for time and a rope-...
Article, Posted Sat, 07.14.12
Individuals wrestle with monster med balls to close out Friday at the Home Depot Center.  Individual men and women closed the first day of the 2012 Reebok CrossFit Games with...
Article, Posted Fri, 07.13.12
Hilary Achauer gets to know Regional champs Azadeh Boroumand and Jon Pera, who have more in common than talent, determination and heart.   Azadeh Boroumand was all Pat...
Article, Posted Wed, 06.27.12
"Last year was difficult. But after the Games were over I had the desire to get myself up to where I need to be to get on that podium again."   “I want to make it to that podium. I want...
Article, Posted Mon, 06.18.12