Jed Ortmeyer, Xplosive Edge athlete, and member of the Minnesota Wild of the National Hockey League was awarded the “athlete of the year” award by the Xplosive Edge staff Friday Sept. 2, 2011. Jed has been an a part of the Pro Edge camp through the Xplosive Edge camp for 3 years now. Jed, overcoming many adversities, has been very dedicated over the years in the weight room. Jed possesses an intensity level second to none and always works his butt off. Jed started his career with the New York Rangers after a stellar career with the University of Michigan. After New York Jed has been with the San Jose Sharks and the Nashville Predators. Jed checked into the Xplosive Edge in late June and put 10 weeks of grueling conditioning together to increase his vertical jump by 2 inches, and decrease his body fat by 4%. We are very proud of Jed and wish him the best.