Name: Elani Nanos
School: Immanuel Lutheran School, Crystal Lake
Sports: Basketball, Volleyball, Cross Country
Why I train at Parabolic: I thought it would be a great way to get stronger in all my sports and to help me make the basketball team in high school.
Name: Mike Hackworthy
Why I train at Parabolic: I want to stay in peak shape so I can continue living the active lifestyle that I enjoy.
Name: Aaron Cufr
School: Rockford Christian Academy
Why I train at Parabolic: I needed to increase my vertical jump and gain more lean muscle mass.
Name: Paige Berkmeyer
School: Huntley High School
Illinois Chill Softball
Name: Alexa Pretkelis
School: Endicott College; Prairie Ridge High School
Sport: Ice Hockey
Future Plans: Attend Endicott College and major in mathematics
Why I train at Parabolic: The organized and professional environment at Parabolic pushed me to get better over time. I currently have the record for the highest box jump with a 10lb vest.
Name: Nick Jasinski
School: Crystal Lake Central High School
Mundelein Swim Club
Why I train at Parabolic: To improve my performance.
Name: Zach Turner
School: Marian Central Catholic High School
Future Plans: Will attend St. Ambrose University in Fall 2017 on a football scholarship
Why I train at Parabolic: “My goal is to start on the St. Ambrose team as soon as possible and to dominate every other player. Parabolic gives me the resources and dedicated staff to be able to achieve both of these goals.”
Names: Avery and Brynn Kleich
School: Crystal Lake Montessori School
Future Plans: Become regional, state, national and Olympic swimmers
Why they train at Parabolic: To get stronger and faster in swimming and create new swimming records.
Names: Mackenzie Nelson, Allie Klauser, Madison Dennis, Molly Wacaser
Ages: 12 and 13
School: Hannah Beardsley Middle School
Future Plans: Keep getting stronger in the different sports played
Why they train at Parabolic: To get stronger and faster in the sports they play and to earn a spot on these teams.
Name: Brad Kohler
School: Woodstock North High School
Sport: Track, Soccer, Football
Future Plans: Attend a 4-year university and major in biology
Why I train at Parabolic: To improve my times in the 100 and 200 meter dash and hope to return to the state meet this upcoming season.