Athlete of the Week Northeastern High School

Name: Kaitlyn McClintick

School: Northeastern High School

Grade: 12

Age: 17

Sports: Powerlifting and Track & Field

Claim to fame/honors: Coach's award, four-year varsity letter and top squat at the state powerlifting meet

Words you live by: "Be kind."

Toughest opponent: Kenton Ridge because we have had close totals at many meets

Biggest influence: My parents

Game-day rituals: Before I lift or throw, I take a second to breathe and relax. It helps me focus on my form and do what I need to do.

What's on your bedroom walls: Pictures of my family

When I'm bored I like to … Watch Netflix

Favorite movie: Any comedy

Person who would play you in a movie: Melissa McCarthy

Favorite TV show: Criminal Minds

Favorite musical artist: Florida Georgia Line

Favorite book: A Man Called Ove

Favorite home-cooked meal: Chicken Divan

Favorite restaurant: Yamato

Whose mind would you like to read: My powerlifting and track coach's

Place where you'd love to travel: Scotland

Talent you'd like to have: Singing

Favorite school subject: Math

Favorite athlete: Serena Williams

Favorite team: Cincinnati Bengals

Something in the world I'd like to change: I would love to see a world where everyone is nicer to one another. A world where kindness comes from everyone.

Favorite sports moment: Making my track coach cry when I threw 94' at a track meet

Favorite junk food: Doritos Dinamita chips or M&Ms

Best thing about your favorite sport: Powerlifting practice is always a blast. I have fun with friends all while getting better at lifting.

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