Name: Ellie Nicolin
Sport(s) participating in: Poms
Why she won: She has worked so hard this year and has tremendously improved from when she first started. She never ever complains and always goes full out and follows directions. She is a hard worker.
Question: How long have you been dancing?
Answer: Five years
Question: What is your training like (How many days a week for how many hours)?
Answer: During our competition season we practice four-five days a week for two-thee hours, and sometimes on the weekend we would have four-six hour practices.
Question: Why do you dance?
Answer: I dance because I enjoy it and because it makes me feel good about myself.
Question: How does it feel when you walk out onto the field at a football game?
Answer: The nerves start kicking in when there is 2 minutes before halftime and then they announce us on the field and I get so excited.
Question: What is your biggest accomplishment in your sport?
Answer: We won five first place trophies this season.
Question: What is your biggest challenge?
Answer: The biggest challenge is probably working on my jazz skills because I came from a hip hop team and so I have been taking jazz classes to overcome this challenge.
Question: What is the best advice you have ever received?
Answer: The best advice I have ever received is to never give up and always keep trying.
Question: Who is your role model/hero?
Answer: My role model is my coach because she always believes in me and knows I can do whatever I put my mind too.
Question: Were you surprised that you won athlete of the week?
Question: Do you compete with a private studio as well as doing poms at the high school?
Question: What is your favorite style of dance?
Answer: Hip hop