Meet the athlete: Garrett Everett

Published 9:36 pm Monday, December 3, 2018

Albert Lea junior competes in the pool and on the track



Q: What grade are you in?

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A: 11th.

Q: What town do you live in, and which school do you attend?

A: Albert Lea, Albert Lea High School.

Q: Who is your immediate family?

A: mom, Nikki; stepdad, Randy; brothers Josh and Lucas; sisters Paige and Addison.

Q: Which sports do you play?

A: Cross country, swim and track.

Q: What is your favorite part of playing your sport?

A: Being in shape and the bonds between the people.

Q: What has playing that sport taught you?

A: How to be a good teammate.

Q: What’s your favorite sports memory?

A: During track when we got a coach bus and Gentz took his shirt off.

Q: Which game are you looking forward to most this year?

A: The first home meet.

Q: How did you get started in your sport?

A: A friend asked me to join.

Q: What sports did your family members play?

A: My mom didn’t play sports, but my stepdad played basketball.

Q: What are your sports-related achievements?

A: I have lettered in cross country five times, one time in swim and three times in track.

Q: What are your sports-related goals?

A: My goals every year are always to be better.

Q: Who is your favorite professional athlete? Why?

A: I really like Usain Bolt because of what he does for his community.

Q: What are your college plans? Major?

A: I want to stay in Minnesota and major in law enforcement.

Q: What is your favorite school subject?

A: History.

Q: Who is your favorite teacher?

A: Mr. Haney.

Q: What are your hobbies?

A: Watching movies, running and hanging out with friends.

Q: What is your dream job?

A: Police officer.

Q: What is your favorite TV show?

A: “The 100.”

Q: What is an interesting fact about you?

A: I have never broken a bone.

About Tyler Julson

Tyler Julson covers sports for the Albert Lea Tribune.

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