A disappointing finish at regionals as a sophomore spurred Ellison (Killeen, Texas) sprinter Prezel Hardy to reach heights he never dreamed possible, writes Jon Mahoney.
Not even broken bones have stopped Grant (Fox Lake, Ill.) senior Lee Munster from becoming one of the nation's top wrestlers, writes Jon Mahoney.
Flatt and Nagasu aren't the first to balance high school and Olympic dreams. Here are five other teenage winter athletes who thrived on the world stage
ESPN RISE feature on high school football standout Kenny Hilliard
After spending three years dominating in Arizona, Xavier Prep runner Jessica Tonn aims to break out on the national scene as a senior
Sherwood's Solomon Haile has traveled many miles to become the nation's top distance runner
Plenty of things can go wrong for a pole vaulter on each jump, but Shade Weygandt reached record-setting heights at Mansfield by disregarding fear
Morgon Henderson-Kunz has long dominated Oregon swimming, but a trip to the Olympic Trials made him realize he still had a long way to go before he could hang with the best in the world
Elizabeth Beisel's summer just keeps getting better.