Jacob Rivera | VailDaily.com

Jacob Rivera

Sport: Basketball

Nickname: Verd, Aoo-Ooo

Age: 16

Class of: 2006

What’s the best thing about Winter Break? No school, sleeping in.

What’s your favorite class and why? Weight lifting to get stronger.

What’s the best thing about your sport? The challenge of using good technique under pressure.

What’s something that you’ve personally done recently to prepare for your season? I’ve been lifting hard.

What’s the most embarrassing and/or funniest thing that’s happened to you in your sport? Air-balling a free throw.

Your idea of the perfect meal is … A steak at Poor Boys Steak House.

Who’s your team rival? Battle Mountain, Glenwood.

Sprints or push-ups? Sprints.

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