May 2013 Athlete of the Month
16-year-old Sophia Herzog is a disabled athlete. An exceptional athlete. And she is a dwarf. She started swimming about 5 years ago, and her small town of Fairplay has no swim team at her current high school. She trains with her coach and got involved with the paralympics after the Beijing olympics. Sophia is currently training for the upcoming World Championships in Montreal, and she hopes to make the paralympic team in the coming years. She maintains a 3.5 GPA at South Park High School and aims to attend Standford and study to become an orthopedic surgeon or study oncology.