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Athlete of the Month: Nixia Bravo leaps from cross country to track and field

Jade Ajileye

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Pole vaulter Nixia Bravo gets help perfecting her form from a teammate.

Q: How did you garner an interest in running?
A: I got my interest in running ever since I was younger. My dad would take my sister and I to run and hike on the weekends.

Q: How did cross country prepare you for track?
A: Cross Country prepared me for track because it conditioned my legs and helped me get the endurance I need.

Q: What is your motivation to run?
A: My motivation is just to try my best and improve from the time before.

Q: What do you prefer sprints or distance running?
A: Well, I can appreciate both but right now I prefer sprinting.

Q: What is your favorite event?
A: My favorite event right now is pole vault.

Q: Do you see yourself running in the future.
A: Yeah, I do. Definitely, it’s fun to me.

Q: What is the most challenging part of track?
A: When you actually go to the meets and you’re about to start. You get nervous, so that’s hard.

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Jadesola Ajileye is a first year staff writer on the Daniel Pearl high school’s newspaper, the Pearl Post. Although this is her first year in Newspaper,...

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