"I wore a weighted vest, sweatpants, and sweatshirt for all my training to get ready to wear all the gear. It’s hot—but so is fire. Mentally, you have to be able to stay tough. I learned that on the lacrosse field. You get beaten down and then you pick yourself up, because you have teammates around you who need your help. "
Sewanee is full of extraordinary people with fascinating stories. Here they share those stories–in their own words.