Every week of camp, IMG Academy selects the Athlete of the Week sponsored by Gatorade. The honoree is bestowed the G-Award in rcognition of the athlete who displays Heart, Hustle and Soul, and exhibits a true desire to reach their true athletic potential.
The IMG Academy Athletic & Personal Development winner of the Gatorade G-Award/IMG Academy Athletes of the Week Award is Michael Perle from Saddle River, N.J.
How long have you been snowboarding for?
I have been snowboarding for 14 years.
Who is your coach?
My coach was Coach Kevin Heiberger.
What is your favorite thing about IMG Academy and why?
I love the facilities here at IMG Academy.
What professional athlete inspires you the most?
Darrelle Revis is my favorite professional athlete.
What motivates you to push through a tough practice?
I want to get to the Olympics and pushing through tough practices is what I have to do to achieve my goal.