Meet Oliver Strassle


Athletes in Steamboat Springs are taking the skills they learn on the playing field, like hard work, dedication, discipline, and accountability, and applying them to solving real -world problems.


When a community doesn’t have access to clean water, children are among the most impacted. They are more likely to get sick, miss school, and lose time they could be spending with their friends and families. Athletes water well saves 38 Lives, gives safe water to 10,000 children, and changes over 25,000 Real Lives. Be the LINK, join their movement!

Question: What grade are you in high school?
Answer: 9th

Question: What is your favorite school subject?
Answer: Math & Art

Question: What sport(s) do you play that got you involved with Generation U?
Answer: Football got me involved but I play basketball and snowboard

Question: What interests you most about being a GenU Athlete?
Answer: Helping people in need and saving real lives.

Question: What are you hoping to learn/gain from this experience?
Answer: I want to learn more about all aspects of water, how wells are drilled and African culture.

Question: Why should your community invest in you?
Answer: Because I believe the people of Steamboat Springs are incredible and I’m willing to do whatever it takes to do the impossible and change their lives for the better.

Question: What are your plans for after high school?
Answer: I want to join the AirForce and contribute to our society. If that doesn’t workout I want to pursue a career in Art.