Hey guys, my name is Daniel Nimac; from a small town Pula in Croatia, Europe. I am going to be 20 in three months. I am a professional track&field athlete running middle and long distances and training for 3km steeplechase. I started practicing sports at the age of 7 with track&field. I won my first trophy at the age of 8 and decided it was something I wanted to do for the rest of my life. No matter what was the weather like outside, I was there on the track doing what I love the most, running. I won several competitions and medals but since I was from a small county, there was no funding from the athletic alliance. Consequently, there wasn't any possibility of progress. When I started high school, I was diagnosed with strong migraines and was banned of any sport activities. I decided to swim againts the current and pushed my limits. I finally rose and proved I could beat the odds. This allowed me to grow as a person, to learn not to give up and also realised there is nothing I can't do. In the 2015. I became a regional champion on 1500m cross country. In the 2017. the state champion on halfmarathon for U20 and in 2018. a regional champion on 1500 track. In July I am applying for college. Unfortunately for my dream to come true, I have to move to another city to study what I always dreamed of; Kinesiology. This should allow me to bound together the two most important things in my life. I come from a very large family of 7 and we are struggling to finance a future for me and my sieblings. In March I have to operate both knees and won't be able to work as much as I usually do during the summer which means I won't be able to pay for college. The college doesn't offer any sports scholarships so that's one more issue I have to deal with. This money I am trying to collect will be monitored by me and my mentor Kristina who's helping me all the way back untill nowadays. The money will go for: college fees and expenses, gym membership for strenght trainings, monthly rent and living cost . The student's campus doesn't offer a lot of accomodations. It will also cover the cost of any possible trips, both in state and international, to competitions and training camps both with injury prevention tretmans. I am dedicated, hardworking young person and will do my best to get on my feet as soon as possible. I will ofcourse post photos from my rehab, recovery and in the end from college. I also want you to know that I will be aiming for the 2024 Olympics and I am hoping not to come home without a medal. Thank you so much!!