Justin Abdelkader is known for his grit and toughness as a hockey left wing and alternate captain for the Detroit Red Wings, but there is so much more to him, including his passion for childhood nutrition and education. Justin is a graduate of Mona Shores High School in Muskegon and played hockey for Michigan State University. Playing for the Detroit Red Wings since 2010, Justin was the first rookie to score goals in back to back Stanley Cup finals games. And on October 9th, 2015, He was the second player to score a hat trick in a season opener. READ MORE
Our new Fuel Up to Play 60 Ambassador is Frank Ragnow, a center for the Detroit Lions! The Minnesota native was a first round draft pick in 2018 and played for the University of Arkansas prior to the NFL. Frank is passionate about supporting feeding programs for his community and youth. READ MORE
Rich Froning Jr.
Rich Froning Jr. earned the title “Fittest Man on Earth” by winning the CrossFit games four times from 2011 to 2014, when he chose to switch from being an individual competitor to found and lead team CrossFit Mayhem Freedom. CrossFit Mayhem Freedom took first place the CrossFit Games’ team competition in 2015 and 2016. READ MORE
Lindsay Tarpley was raised in Kalamazoo Michigan and is a two-time Olympic Gold Medalist. Lindsay has had success at every level of her soccer career from USA Youth National Teams to the full Women’s National Team. In 2002, she captained and led the U-19 USA women to a World Cup championship scoring the “golden goal” in double overtime in the final game. READ MORE
Jake Vedder is a professional snow boarder and is the youngest member competing on Team USA at just 21 years old. Vedder is a MI native (Pinckney) who has achieved multiple podiums and World Cup appearances. His big break was winning a gold medal for the U.S. at the 2016 Winter Youth Olympic Winter Games. In 2018, Jake finished 5th in the World Championships. He loves chocolate milk and inspiring teens to follow all of their dreams by staying active and eating healthy.