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...
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...
Larry Scott

Larry Scott

Larry Scott The world’s first Mr. Olympia (1965) A skinny kid from Pocatello, Idaho, Scott became interested in body building when he accidently found a magazine and started exercising.  He worked hard, but he knew that to really compete, he would have to move...
Melanie Kosoff

Melanie Kosoff

Melanie Kosoff Weightlifting The USA’s best female weightlifter. She failed to make the 2000 Olympic team due to an injury to her...
Edmund Kealoha Parker

Edmund Kealoha Parker

 Edmund Kealoha Parker Karate (1931-1990) Ed Parker invented a martial art known as American Kenpo (Law of the Fist) that now spans the globe. He studied at BYU Provo and received a degree in sociology. Upon graduation he relocated his family to Pasadena California...
Rocky R. Twitchell

Rocky R. Twitchell

Rocky R. Twitchell Rocky is the 1991 Utah Golden Gloves Champ in the 147lbs weight Division and also fought in the” Utah Summer Games” from 1989 to 1991 obtaining a Silver Medal, 2 gold Medals and  a Featured  Boxer on Dave Fox’s Sports Den for 2...
Jake Gibb

Jake Gibb

Jake Gibb pro beach volleyball “I wanted to be a basketball player,” he says of his high school ambitions, back when he was only 6-foot-2 and got cut by the Braves. “That was kind of tough to take,” he recalls, adding, “There’s not...
Creed Haymond

Creed Haymond

Creed Haymond 100- & 220-yard dash Penn State An inspiring story of his victories at the annual meet of the Intercollegiate Association of Amateur Athletes of America in 1919 was retold by Elder L. Tom Perry during the priesthood session of General Conference, 05...

Katie Herman

Katie Herman (University of Cincinnati) Follow...

Jack Kowal

Jack Kowal assistant coach (Anchorage-Alaska) Hockey Follow...
Maggie Germaine

Maggie Germaine

Maggie Germaine (Arizona State) She has posted seven of the top 18 all-time all-around scores in Sun Devil history … one of the finest all-around gymnasts in the nation … a Maroon and Gold...

Andrea Wine

Andrea Wine Fencing (Penn State) Follow...
Aaron Shamy

Aaron Shamy

Aaron Shamy climbing Aaron set a new wall record of 12.61 seconds on the wall in 1999 for the gold medal, but then he left the country for two years on a Mormon Mission to Italy during which time he didn’t...

Paul Ruth

Paul Ruth surfing (retired) He was a member of NSSA (national scholastic surfing association).  He surfed in many competitions in both California and Hawaii.  He’s married in the temple and has 4 children.  He has just moved to Pleasant Grove, Utah after...
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