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Haleigh Armstrong

Sport: Nordic Skiing

Nickname: Hailz

Age: 17

Class of: 2005

What’s the best thing about Winter Break? Not having any school work and being able to ski every day.

What’s your favorite class and why? Mr. Ioli’s homebase, because he’s set in his ways.

What’s the best thing about your sport? Sense of achievement after finishing a race, and crust skiing.

What’s something that you’ve personally done recently to prepare for your season? Skied in New Zealand in August.

What’s the most embarrassing and/or funniest thing that’s happened to you in your sport? When my team wrote my name in a hillside in Aspen two years in a row.

Your idea of the perfect meal is … Sushi at Sato’s followed by Marble Slab birthday cake ice cream.

Who’s your team rival? All other Colorado high schools.

Who’s your role model and why? Courtney, because she got over serious leg injuries and has heart.

Sprints or push-ups? Push-ups.

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