Classmate Story

What is the definition of tough? Is it being able to endure more pain than anyone? Is it being able to keep calm in stressful situations? Well if you’re Jonah Egli tough is you’re middle name. Jonah grew up in Fort Dodge Iowa where he was home schooled by his mom until he was in high school. Growing up in Fort Dodge there is not a lot of things to do, so Jonah would make the fun happen along with his friends. One particular story that he told was when he was long boarding with his buddies. There was one hill in Fort Dodge that people were terrified to go down, and the vengeful hill held the name Crawford hill. One day Jonah being the toughest man on earth decided that he was going to go down it. Standing at the top of the hill Jonah looked down the steep hill. The only thought in his head was “this hill isn’t better than me”, as he slowly kicked off. A car had come up behind him right before he was about to go down, and went ahead of him. As he started to gain momentum he started going fast. Adrenaline pumping, Jonah flew by the car that had drove past him. Finally coming to a stop Jonah looked back at the monster that he had just conquered and tipped his hat in respect for the challenge. Jonah is a one of a kind dude and the toughest man this side of the equator.