Nate Richartz grew up in McHenry Illinois and from a very young age participated in sports of all kinds. His favorites include hockey, skateboarding, and track and field. Nate competed in track and field at The University of Notre Dame and is currently an Olympic hopeful competing professionally. His event is pole vault and his personal best vault is 5.75 meters or 18ft 10.5 inches. Off the track, Nate enjoys skateboarding, reading, and playing music with his friends.