Emily Nelson

Power Fargo May Athlete of the Month

Age: 17 years old

School: Lisbon High School

Grade: 12th

Sport(s): Participated in Volleyball and Track (Middle Distance)

Program(s): Previously in the Return to Performance Program; currently in the Small Group POWER Training Sessions – 60 minute sessions


  • Began training at POWER in February of 2016
  • Very coachable – willing to listen, work hard, and give her best effort
  • Honor Student at Lisbon High School with a 4.0 GPA
  • Will attend NDSU next year and majoring in Geosciences
  • Involved in Jazz Band, Marching Band and Academic Olympics
  • Enjoys hiking, fishing, and playing the piano

Roxanne Newman, MD

Power Fargo April Athlete of the Month

Age: 55 years old

Department: Sanford Fargo Heart and Vascular Clinic

Specialties: Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery

Services: Robotic Surgery and Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)


  • Hard working, focused, and spirited.
  • Rarely misses a workout session despite her busy and stressful schedule.
  • Arrives at 5 AM with energy and ready to start her day with an intense workout.
  • Currently training for a half-marathon; even with a busy work and on-call schedule, she finds a way to get in her mileage.

Travis Beck

Power Fargo March Athlete of the Month


Age: 25 years old

Sport(s): Football (Linebacker)

Program(s): POWER Combine/Pro Day Preparation Training; formerly in the Return to Performance and POWER Physical Therapy programs.


  • Former NDSU Bison Linebacker
  • Member of 4 FCS National Championship Teams (2011-2014)
  • MVP Player of 2011 National Championship Game
  • Preparing for NDSU’s 2017 Pro Day this March
  • Has transitioned from physical therapy at POWER, through the Return to Performance Program, and onto POWER training.
  • Extremely hard-working, committed, and motivated