One Officer’s Take: How CrossFit Can Help Overcome PTSD, Change Public Perception of Police

June 6, 2021 by
Photo Courtesy of Johnny Hunka

For Johnny Hunka, PTSD doesn’t stem from one single event in his career as a police officer in Truro, Nova Scotia. 

Sure, there was the time in 2014 when the 15-year cop ran into a burning building to save a woman’s life before holding his breath and running through flames and smoke to save his own life. And there was the time when he went to a call to discover a man whose legs had been severed by a train. 

However, it wasn’t really about that one incident, he explained. 

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