With a wicked serve and a scorching backhand, Spencer is king of the court. Last December, he won the USTA National Winter Championships in singles and doubles without dropping a set. With an overall record of 121–35, he is the top-ranked player in the USTA boys’ 12-year-old division. “There are so many characteristics to the game that make it fun to play,” he says about tennis. “I love how it’s just you and your opponent out there on the court.”
In January, Camryn won the all-around competition at the New Jersey Level 6 state championship after finishing first in the vault and balance beam. She had won the floor exercise and uneven bar events at the Level 4 state championship the year before. Camryn shines outside of the gym too, completing the fifth grade with straight As.
Jude shattered the 3,000-meter world record in the nine-year-old age group in May. He finished the race in 10:20.16, beating the old mark, which had stood for 30 years, by almost 16 seconds. Jude has raced competitively since the age of seven, and has won races at the AAU Junior Olympics and the National Club Championships.
Winter has been a triathlete since she was five years old. In June, she won the 12-year-old division at the IronKids triathlon in Round Rock, Arkansas. The event consisted of a 300-yard swim, an eight-mile bike ride, and a two-mile run. Through her charity, Team Winter, she has raised $250,000 for the Prostate Cancer Foundation in memory of her father.