LDS Athlete Michelle Pratt Survives 300-ft Fall

LDS Athlete Michelle Pratt Survives 300-ft Fall

Michelle Pratt had been ATV-ing with her family in southern Utah when she unexpectedly flew off a 300-foot cliff. Her 20-year-old cousin, Danielle Lewis, had been riding in the seat behind her. Both had been wearing helmets and miraculously survived, though not...
Jimmer Fredette Scored 92 of 100 Three-Pointer Shots for Charity

Jimmer Fredette Scored 92 of 100 Three-Pointer Shots for Charity

Remember Jimmer Fredette? In case you’ve forgotten, he was drafted 10th overall by the NBA in 2011 after his success on the BYU basketball team, and he was famous for his three-pointer shots. While he currently is not playing for the NBA, he is finding ways to...
Ken Niumatalolo

Ken Niumatalolo

Ken Niumatalolo is the head football coach at the United States Naval Academy. Niumatalolo is originally from Laie, Hawaii. He graduated from the University of Hawaii, where he was starting quarterback and a part of the program’s first bowl team. After...
Daniel (Rudy) Ruettiger

Daniel (Rudy) Ruettiger

Daniel E. “Rudy” Ruettiger’s life is a demonstration of his message: “YES I CAN.” Though he faced many struggles, he fought for his dreams and found his way to success. He was the inspiration for the popular film “Rudy”, which...
Larry Nelson III

Larry Nelson III

Collegiate Rifle Shooting Jacksonville State University Larry started shooting competitively at about 14 years old. He got his start as a junior counselor/range officer at Camp Geronimo, the Grand Canyon Council’s Boy Scout Summer Camp. He helped run the Muzzle...
Jessika Jenson

Jessika Jenson

Slopestyle She belongs to the Garfield 1st Ward, Rigby Idaho South Stake....
Jason Smyt

Jason Smyt

Ireland Belfast Northern Ireland Stake Jason is legally blind,   100-meter sprint Reigning T13 100m and 200m Paralympic champion and world record holder Jason Smyth competes in both Paralympic and able body athletics. He was the first Paralympian to compete at a...
Paul Schulte

Paul Schulte

USA Paul s from of Ann Arbor, Mich.,Wheelchair Basketball was also on the 2000 team in Sydney and has competed in the 2008 games Paul Schulte is no stranger to playing a major role for the U.S. Men’s Wheelchair Basketball National Team. A captain for the silver...
Todd Hodgetts

Todd Hodgetts

Australia Canberra Australia Stake At the age of eight Todd Hodgetts was diagnosed with Asperger syndrome.  16 years later the Canberra-based athlete is a world record holder in shot put with his sights set on the 2012 London Paralympics. Hodgetts threw 15.54 meters...
Brickelle Bro

Brickelle Bro

USA Castle Rock Colorado Stake Swimming: Fifteen-year-old Brickelle Bro, of the Castle Rock Colorado Stake, is scheduled to swim in the 400 freestyle. “Hard work pays off.” That seems to be Brickelle Bro’s motto. The 15-year-old swimmer is about to head across the...
Eric Neilson

Eric Neilson

Skeleton  Canada Eric is a member of the Victoria 1st Ward, Victoria British Columbia Stake, Eric works as a mail carrier for Canada...
Erik Fisher

Erik Fisher

Alpine Skier He is a member of the Black Canyon YSA Branch, Middleton Idaho...
Kate Hansen

Kate Hansen

Luger The BYU student is from La Canada, Calif. won her first World Cup event on Jan. 25 in Latvia. “This is something I’ve looked forward to my entire life,” she told BYU Magazine following her selection to the Olympic team. “It’s an honor to be part of Team USA.”...
Jillian Camarena-Williams

Jillian Camarena-Williams

Shot Put USA Jillian Mary “Jill” Camarena-Williams (born 2 March 1982) is an American track and field athlete who competes in the shot put. She competed at the 2008 Beijing Olympics and has represented the United States both indoor and outdoor at World...
Nathaniel Tu’amoheloa

Nathaniel Tu’amoheloa

Wrestling American Samoa Nathaniel Tu’amoheloa, of the Mesepa International Ward, Pago Pago Samoa West Stake, Men’s 96 kg freestyle...
Nooa Takooa

Nooa Takooa

100-meter sprint Kiribati Moroni Ward, Tarawa Kiribati East...
Andrew Rutherfurd

Andrew Rutherfurd

Swimming Bolivia Andrew Rutherfurd is going to the Olympics as a member of the Bolivian Olympic swimming team. He will compete in the 100-yard freestyle against the best in the world this month in London. “I recently got that rush and that feeling of wanting to be...
Sarah Robles

Sarah Robles

Weightlifting USA Sarah Robles: The strongest woman in America lives on $400 a month I’m going to start out with saying, we qualified for the Olympics!!!! I would say I, but my coach and I are a team. His successes are mine and mine his. “It’s you...
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