January Athlete of the Month: Sam Bruce

Jenna Francois, Staff Reporter

Senior Sam Bruce

Q: How long have you been swimming competitively?

A: Six and a half years.

Q: What is your favorite event?

A: The 100 fly or 50 free.

Q: Who introduced you to swimming?

A: Watching the Olympics, especially Michael Phelps.

Q: Why do you like swimming competitively?

A: I like the motivation from practice everyday and knowing it will payoff at the next meet.

Q: What is your favorite memory from swim?

A: Becoming the fifth fastest in school history in 100 fly.

Q: What is your favorite stroke and why?

A: Free because I’m the fastest at it.

Q: Do you want to swim in college?

A: I plan on attending a four year school and swimming.

Q: What do practices consist of?

A: Stretching, getting into the pool, and swimming 5,000-8,000 yards a day.

Q: Why should people join swimming?

A: It’s very competitive and underrated with how much work we do. It pushes your limits and exceeds expectations or yourself