Saige Knight

Saige Knight

School: Ottumwa.

Class: Senior.

Sport: Swimming.

Other activities: I used to play tennis. I might play soccer this year, but I’m not sure if I’ll be able to since I’m graduating early.

Parents: Tina and Jim Knight.

Favorite movies: The Croods or Us.

Favorite actor: Leonardo DiCaprio.

Favorite actress: Jennifer Aniston.

Favorite professional team: Green Bay Packers.

Favorite college team: Iowa Hawkeyes.

Favorite athletes: Ryan Lochte, Michael Phelps and Kelsi Worrell.

Favorite foods: Steak, pickles and pickle juice.

Favorite restaurant: Olive Garden.

Favorite vacation spots: I want to go the Bahamas or Mexico. I’ve been to California.

Biggest academic accomplishment: Getting an A+ in almost all of my classes.

Biggest influence: My parents.

When did you first get interested in swimming: When I was 8-years-old.

What do you enjoy most about swimming: I’ve enjoyed the commitment I’ve had towards it and having all my bonds with all my teammates seeing them accomplish all their goals.

What do you do to get ready to swim: Before every start, I hit my skin a little bit. It warms up my muscles and gets me ready. When I’m doing warm-ups, I like to do a 100 in each stroke.

Personal goals: I want to go to state and I want to get my name up on the school record board either in the 50 or 100 freestyle.

Future plans: I’m wanting to attend Indian Hills and move on to a four-year university. I want to study to become a veterinarian assistant.


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