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Athlete of the Week Greenon High School


Name: Calvin Wise

School: Greenon High School

Grade: 9

Age: 15

Sports: Cross Country, Swimming

Claim to fame/honors: First team CBC in cross country and swimming, 14th at state in swimming

Words you live by: “Hard work beats talent when talent doesn’t work hard.”

Toughest opponent: The clock

Biggest influence: My teammates

Game-day rituals: Spend a lot of time with my team

What’s on your bedroom walls: Swimming posters

When I’m bored I like to … Solve rubik’s cubes

Favorite movie: The Avengers

Person who would play you in a movie: Josh Hutcherson

Favorite TV show: The Simpsons

Favorite musical artist: Fall Out Boy

Favorite book: Jurassic Park

Favorite home-cooked meal: Tacos

Favorite restaurant: Mongolian Barbeque

Whose mind would you like to read: Michael Phelps’

Place where you’d love to travel: Alaska

Talent you’d like to have: Drawing

Favorite school subject: Math or Science

Favorite athlete: Cody Bybee

Favorite team: Michigan Wolverines

Something in the world I’d like to change: There would be no more poverty or starvation

Favorite sports moment: Bringing back the 400 freestyle relay to a top 3 finish at CBCs

Favorite junk food: Cool Ranch Doritos

Best thing about your favorite sport: Hanging out with my teammates after meets and being on relays



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