Jen Sokol's athletic career can be traced back to her early years when she was actively involved in everything from soccer to dance. In high school, she was the first female wrestler at Rutherford High in Panama City Florida and placed first at the Florida Women's State Wrestling Championships in 2003. In addition to wrestling, she was a competitive weightlifter and was undefeated on the women's weightlifting team earning the county championship two years in a row. Jen found CrossFit in December of 2006, when she was trying to find a rigorous fitness program to help her pursue her firefighting career. She became actively involved with CrossFit and her current certifications include: CrossFit Level 1, CrossFit Kids, CrossFit Concept 2 Rowing, ACE Certified Personal Trainer, and Fire Service Fitness Specialist. Jen is also a CrossFit competitor; in 2011 she qualified for CrossFit Regionals and placed 21st in the Southwest Region. Jen is a co-owner of CrossFit Durango, is still firefighting for Durango Fire & Rescue and is on the fire department's fitness committee. In her spare time, she teaches Iyengar inspired yoga for athletes.