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Junior Sophia Gould competitively sails

15min

April 24, 2014


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Why did you start sailing? Well, my dad was a sailor before, and since I grew up in Connecticut, our backyard was pretty much the ocean. There’s a yacht club right next to it, so we got into lessons because my dad wanted me to sail and become a championship sailor. When do you sail? Every su...

Junior Alanna Rader is a singer/songwriter

Junior Alanna Rader is a singer/songwriter

15min

March 27, 2014


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When did you fall in love with singing? For me, it was really in middle school, I mean, I had always been passionate about music since I was really little, but when I was in middle school I struggled with a lot of like, I don’t know, I think everyone struggle emotionally and socially in midd...

Adaline “Adi” Bebo is the topped ranked baton twirler in the nation

Adaline “Adi” Bebo is the topped ranked baton twirler in the nation

15min

February 27, 2014


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Why did you start twirling? I always knew that I wanted to twirl but I'm not sure how I found out about it. It took my mom two years to find a coach so I developed my tumbling and dance until then. My grandmother twirled in high school, but I didn't find that out until later. Why do you tw...

Freshman Alisha Wang is a nationally ranked competitive figure skater

15min

December 13, 2013


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When did you first step on the ice? The first time I stepped on the ice rink was when I was about 6 years old. When I first stepped on the ice, all I remember is that it was really scary at first, but I got the hang of it fast and didn’t need to use the wall anymore. How do you feel before a jump? Before a ...

Sophomore Allison Kim is a nationally ranked fencer

Sophomore Allison Kim is a nationally ranked fencer

15min

November 15, 2013


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When did you first start fencing? I first started fencing about four years ago. My little sister heard that my cousins were fencing and she was like, “Oh, I want to try that.” So we looked online and there were only a couple fencing places that we knew of and we just asked for beginner classes...

Senior Sam Milstone eats glass

Senior Sam Milstone eats glass

15min

October 11, 2013


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How did you get your mohawk? Well, of course, it grew out of my head —that’s the pretty easy answer — but I was in seventh grade, and I kind of decided that I was kind of boring. I was kind of a very bland individual, so I wanted to change. I wanted to become someone different, so I guess I grew t...

Sophomore Taylor Johnson competitively horseback rides

Sophomore Taylor Johnson competitively horseback rides

15min

September 12, 2013


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What is it like jumping over a jump? It’s really nerve-wracking because my horse is really small, smaller than the rest of them, but I know he can do it. Describe your first horse show. My first horseshow ever I had a little white pony named Lacy. All I remember is I might have fallen off once or twice. All I ...

Junior Hunter Hodge plays rugby as a club sport

Junior Hunter Hodge plays rugby as a club sport

15min

April 25, 2013


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How did you first hear about rugby? Freshman year some of my friends invited me to come play with them, and since then it’s been my favorite sport. Was it difficult to learn how to play rugby? No, at first it seemed confusing but once you get out there and play, you get the hang of it really fas...

Freshman Dylan Benedetto rides his unicycle in his freetime

Freshman Dylan Benedetto rides his unicycle in his freetime

15min

March 22, 2013


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When did you learn how to ride a unicycle? When I was 10 years old, I got (a unicycle) for Christmas from my grandparents. How long did it take you to learn how to ride? My neighbor was really good; she used to ride the six-foot-tall (unicycles). She taught me how to ride them and it took me a few...

Sophomore John Lawless aspires to use his experience as a student pilot to achieve his goals in aviation

Sophomore John Lawless aspires to use his experience as a student pilot to achieve his goals in aviation

15min

January 24, 2013


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What made you want to learn how to fly a plane? I always thought planes were cool since I was a kid, and, well, I never outgrew it. I was the kid on the baseball diamond who would always look up at first sound of a plane and scan the sky for it; I’m still like that today.   How long has becoming a pilot taken? Well, so far I have 46 hours of ...

Junior Austin Thompson is an avid participant in bicycle motocross

Junior Austin Thompson is an avid participant in bicycle motocross

15min

December 14, 2012


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  Junior Austin Thompson is an avid participant in bicycle motocross When did you first started doing BMX? I’d say I’ve been riding for about five years, so probably about 10 or 11 (years old). Who first got you interested in BMX? When I first got my bike for Christmas, I was really excited an...

Senior Axel Masquelin is an indoor and outdoor rock climber

Senior Axel Masquelin is an indoor and outdoor rock climber

15min

November 16, 2012


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Why did you start rock climbing originally? How long have you been climbing? I got into rock climbing because of my father. I started when I was only three. I basically learned how to climb as soon as I was able to walk. How often do you go climbing? I try to keep a schedule of once per week. Righ...