Katie Wilson: Elite Playroom Attendant and Pro Snowboarder

Some of you may know Katie Wilson, she and her family are members of Elite and she also works in the playroom at our Mequon location. She is also a pro athlete snowboarder who recently competed on the international stage at the Snowboard World Cup and NorAm Cup.  Continue reading Katie Wilson: Elite Playroom Attendant and Pro Snowboarder

Member Stories: Julie Anderson Competes in World Masters Swimming

Stronger Together: With Support from “Team,” Member Works Toward World Masters Swimming Competition

Just because the weather is getting cooler outside, doesn’t mean that swimming season is over! Check out this article featuring Elite Sports Clubs member, Julie Anderson for a little indoor season swimming inspiration. Her story about her quick rise to competing at worlds in masters swimming is all the motivation we need to get into the pool this winter!

Over thirty years ago Julie Anderson was a high school state swimmer and an All American collegiate swimmer on a national championship team. Once she graduated, she thought that chapter in her life was over. She became a nurse, got married, had kids, and tried to get back into swimming, but never felt quite the same passion for it. That is, until about two years ago when the timing, the circumstances, and maybe even the stars seemed to align just right and Julie found herself on a whirlwind journey that took her all the way to the FINA World Masters competition in Montréal. Continue reading Member Stories: Julie Anderson Competes in World Masters Swimming

A Family Affair: New Dynamic on the Tennis Court for Mom, Dad, and Daughter

On Tuesday, August 4th, Mike Sperling & Jackie Sperling Houseini won the National Father/Daughter Grass Courts in Boston in the Open Division. Peggy Kirkeeng & Jackie also won a gold ball for the second year in a row in the National Mother/Daughter Indoor in Vancouver, Washington in June.

Mike has been a member since 1982, and Peggy since 1981. Peggy and Mike actually met at the club. They were set up on a blind date by a state league teammate, and they had their first date at the club on the court. Continue reading A Family Affair: New Dynamic on the Tennis Court for Mom, Dad, and Daughter

Member Stories: Tina Horner

We’re extremely proud of our members. Over the years their work out agendas and sporting endeavors serve as healthy examples of how it feels to be “Elite,” and how exercise not only adds years to your life, but life to your years! Today we’d like to highlight another member’s experience:  Continue reading Member Stories: Tina Horner

Member Stories: Brenda Cullin and Pam Tullberg

We’re extremely proud of our members. Over the years their work out agendas and sporting endeavors serve as healthy examples of how it feels to be Elite, and how exercise not only adds years to your life, but life to your years! Today we’d like to highlight another member’s accomplishments:

Brenda Cullin and Pam Tullberg, both Elite members, recently won the gold medal at the 2013 National Senior Games Championships. The games were held in Cleveland, OH a few weeks ago. They competed in the age 50-54 tennis doubles competition.

Their semi-final match against a team from Florida was a marathon match with Cullin/Tullberg finally winning 15-13 in a third set super tiebreak. The final against the home team from Ohio also went three sets. With the pair from Wisconsin winning the Gold 10-6 in the final set to be crowned the National Senior Games Champions.

Pam Tullberg and Brenda Cullin

Congratulations to our National Champs!

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