Q&A with Bullard swimmer Austin Peterson
March 17, 2017 • 208 views
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This week we interviewed one of Bullard’s top swimmers, Austin Peterson. Austin tells us what he loves about his sport and why he does it.
Q: How long have you been swimming?
A: I’ve been swimming for 5 years.
Q: What grade did you start?
A: I started in the 7th grade.
Q :When did you realize you loved swimming?
A: I realized I loved to swim after my first swim meet.
Q: What’s your favorite part of meets?
A: I’d have to say the relays.
Q: Who taught you how to swim?
A: My beautiful mother taught me how to swim.
Q: Would you encourage others to swim?
A: Yes, its a great team environment and it gets you in shape.
Q: What’s your favorite event?:
A: My favorite event is the 500 meter race.
A: It’s the event that involves stamina and it’s one of the hardest I’ve faced.
Q: Do you play any other sports?
A: Yes, I also play water polo.
Q: Do the two sports compliment each other?
A: Yes, they are both water sports.
Q: Do you hope to continue your career after high school?
A: Yes, my goal is eventually play D1 water polo or swim.