Addison native Alexa Scimeca has overcome amazing odds. After defeating an illness that doctors thought would leave her deaf and unable to skate again, she proved them wrong.
Short track speedskating is not for the faint of heart.
Northbrook native Lana Gehring has grown up since her appearance in the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics.
Sports run in the familly for Aja Evans. She grew up watching her uncle play baseball and her brother make the Minnesota Vikings.
Emery Lehman is a senior in high school, and spends hours each week traveling to Milwaukee to train at the Pettit National Ice Center.
It's not easy being a competitive figure skater. It's even harder to compete at a high level when your last name is what you hope to achieve.