Meet the Athlete: Logan CallahanPublished 10:13am Thursday, September 12, 2013
Albert Lea senior runner used to compete in motocross
Q: What year are you in school?
Q: What school do you attend?
A: Albert Lea High School.
Q: Who is your immediate family?
A: Cindy and David are my parents, and I have a little brother, Dakota, 14.
Q: What sports are you involved in?
A: I run distance in track.
Q: What is your favorite part of competing in cross country?
A: Practice. I have a lot of fun with my teammates when we go out, and I’ve made a lot of friends. It’s an adventure.
Q: What has being on the cross country team taught you?
A: I feel like I have more patience because of running so many miles.
Q: How did you get started in cross country?
A: I played golf, hockey and soccer when I was younger, so I didn’t have room in my schedule for running. But, I had a lot of injuries and they drew me away from those sports. So I just tried running, and I really like it now.
Q: What sports did your family members play?
A: My brother played hockey, and he’s going to try out for wrestling this year. My parents didn’t play sports in high school.
Q: What are your sports-related achievements?
A: I was the only letter-winner last year who was a boy in cross country, and I was All-Conference.
Q: What are your college plans?
A: I haven’t decided where I want to go, but I want to major in pre-med to be a physician that specializes in bones.
Q: Who is your favorite professional athlete?
A: Ryan Hall. He’s a marathon runner.
Q: What is your favorite school subject?
Q: Who is your favorite teacher?
A: James Haney, our cross country coach. He teaches social studies.
Q: What are your hobbies?
A: Disc golf, frisbee and paintball. The closest paintball course is at Prairie River Camp by Bricelyn.
Q: What is your dream job?
A: I would like to be a physician.
Q: What is your favorite TV show?
A: “America’s Got Talent.”
Q: What is your favorite food?
A: Mashed potatoes and gravy.
Q: What is an interesting fact about you?
A: I used to race motocross from age 3 to 15, and when I was doing that I broke four bones in my leg.