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Sammy McCoy

Sport: Nordic Skiing

Nickname: Sam

Age: 16

Class of: 2006

What’s the best thing about Winter Break? Christmas, food and lots of skiing!

What’s your favorite class and why? Fifth hour, because we get to go skiing.

What’s the best thing about your sport? Adrenaline before the race; feeling of accomplishment afterwards.

What’s something that you’ve personally done recently to prepare for your season? Ran all summer and fall.

What’s the most embarrassing and/or funniest thing that’s happened to you in your sport? I lost control going down-hill and did a faceplant in the powder.

Your idea of the perfect meal is … Spaghetti, mashed potatoes with gravy and bread.

Who’s your team rival? Aspen.

Who’s your role model and why? My dad, because he always pushes to be the best he can and inspires me to do the same.

Sprints or push-ups? Push-ups.


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