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Athlete of the Week: Aidan Holbrook

Q: How did you get started in swimming?

A: I got started when I saw my brother swimming for the Fairway Fins when I was about six.

Q: Have you ever swam for any clubs or teams? Where and did they go year round?

A: I swam for Fairway until 6th grade then I joined the Kansas City Blazers which is a competitive team that goes year round and I also joined a country club team, Woodside, two years back.

Q: What is your biggest accomplishment?

A: Last year I won the 500 Free at State as a freshman so that was a big deal.

Q: What is your inspiration to keep swimming?

A:  I’d have to say the people that I meet, the people that I see, people I swim with every day. It’s just kind of cool seeing them progress along with me and I love seeing others move forward.

Q: Do you have any goals?

A: I’d have to say that I am aiming for a Junior National Cut but I don’t know how well that will turn out. It’s definitely a goal though.

Q: Who do you look up to?

A: As a swimming inspiration I look up to mainly my brother because he is the reason I even started swimming but he is just somebody I always look up to.

Q: How do you prepare for a meet?

A: For a meet I usually listen to music and make sure i have food in my stomach and definitely pych myself out a little bit.

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