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James Thorne

Sport: Nordic Skiing

Nickname: Hamo

Age: 16

Class of: 2006

What’s the best thing about Winter Break? A time to relax from school.

What’s your favorite class and why? History, because Mr. Schindel knows everything.

What’s the best thing about your sport? When I sit down after a hard practice, it’s very rewarding.

What’s something that you’ve personally done recently to prepare for your season? I played soccer in the fall.

What’s the most embarrassing and/or funniest thing that’s happened to you in your sport? Learning how to stop on Nordic skis and failing.

Your idea of the perfect meal is … Spaghetti and an Italian roll.

Who’s your role model and why? Bobby, because he always tries hard.

Sprints or push-ups? Push-ups.

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