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Athlete Q&A: Skyler Pike

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Click here to read the latest Athlete Q&A, this week with Camp Verde High School senior wrestler Skyler Pike.


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Skyler Pike
Senior Wrestler

Where are you from?
Camp Verde.

What sports do you do?
Just wrestling.

What’s your favorite part about it?
Being with the team.

What’s the worst part about it?
Having to practice every day.

What’s your favorite food?
Pizza.

What’s your favorite sports team or athlete?
I don’t have one.

Favorite animal?
Cows, I like cows.

What’s your favorite thing to do during a match?
I just like to get it over with.

If you could have any superpower, what would it be?
Make money I guess.

What do you do in your free time?
I work on my truck or work with my animals.

Do you have any prematch routines or superstitions?
No, I just warm up the same every time.

Describe your coach in one word.
Perfectionist.

Describe yourself in one word.
Hard-working.

What makes a good teammate?
Open mindedness.

What makes wrestling unique from other sports?
The environment, the hard work environment.

What are the benefits of playing high school sports?
I think it just gives you an open eye, it helps you with teamwork skills, it helps you with leadership positions, it helps you work as a team.

What are your future goals?
I just want to be successful in anything I do.

What are you looking forward to most after graduation?
Being graduated and not having to come back here.

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