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Michael Perle of Saddle River, N.J., wins the IMG Academy Athletic & Personal Development Gatorade G-Award Week of July 22

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.