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Boys swimming state qualifier

Thursday, November 8, 2012

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Joseph Bohr - Notre Dame Regional High School
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Joseph Dale Bohr IV

School: Notre Dame

Year in school: Senior

State events: 200 medley relay

Age you started swimming: 17

Nickname: Rain Man

Favorite food on day of a meet: Apples

Something about you that most people don't know: I like poetry

Favorite musical group: Ronald Jenkees

Michael Phelps is a spokesman for Subway. What food chain would you like to endorse: KFC

Any superstitions before a race or on race day: Listen to R. Kelly for two hours

Favorite movie: Schindler's List

Most inspirational person in your life: Dustin Parsons

If you were a lifeguard, who would you most like to save: Jesus

Biggest fear: Spiders

If you wrote a book about yourself, the title would be: "The Life and Adventures of Joe Bohr"

I wish I could: Travel

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Caleb Heisserer - Notre Dame Regional High School
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Caleb Heisserer

School: Notre Dame

Year in school: Junior

State events: 200 freestyle relay

Age you started swimming: 5

Nickname: Little Heisserer

How did you get your nickname: I'm short

Favorite food on day of a meet: Rice Krispies treat

Something about you that most people don't know: I can do backflips

Favorite musical group: Eminem

Michael Phelps is a spokesman for Subway. What food chain would you like to endorse: Jimmy Johns

Any superstitions before a race or on race day: No

Favorite movie: Four Brothers

Most inspirational person in your life: My parents

If you were a lifeguard, who would you most like to save: Lenny Kuper

Biggest fear: Tyler Hulshof

If you wrote a book about yourself, the title would be: "The Awesome Stories of Caleb Heisserer"

I wish I could: See the world

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Austin Hobbs - Jackson High School
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Austin Hobbs

School: Jackson

Year in school: Sophomore

State events: 500 freestyle, 200 medley relay

Age you started swimming: 5

Nickname: Captain America

How did you get your nickname: I really like Captain America

Favorite food on day of a meet: Subway sandwich

Something about you that most people don't know: I don't like Wendy's fast food

Favorite musical group: Eminem

Michael Phelps is a spokesman for Subway. What food chain would you like to endorse: Huddle House and Wings Etc.

Any superstitions before a race or on race day: No

Favorite movie: Project X

Most inspirational person in your life: Usain Bolt

If you were a lifeguard, who would you most like to save: Kristian Troxel

Biggest fear: Flying pigs

If you wrote a book about yourself, the title would be: "A Book About Austin Joseph Hobbs"

I wish I could: Fly to Mars

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Tyler Hulshof - Notre Dame Regional High School
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Tyler Hulshof

School: Notre Dame

Year in school: Senior

State events: 400 freestyle relay, 200 freestyle relay

Age you started swimming: 15

Nickname: Ferdinand

How did you get your nickname: My friends started calling me that

Favorite food on day of a meet: Spaghetti

Something about you that most people don't know: I played football in middle school

Favorite musical group: Ahmir

Michael Phelps is a spokesman for Subway. What food chain would you like to endorse: Dexter Bar-B-Que

Any superstitions before a race or on race day: No sweets or soda

Favorite movie: Tangled

Most inspirational person in your life: My grandfather

If you were a lifeguard, who would you most like to save: Everyone

Biggest fear: Mice

If you wrote a book about yourself, the title would be: "A New Hope"

I wish I could: Fly

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Joey Janisse - Jackson High School
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Joey Janisse

School: Jackson

Year in school: Sophomore

State events: 100 backstroke, 200 medley relay

Age you started swimming: 4

Nickname: Jacklessing Joey

Favorite food on day of a meet: Pizza

Something about you that most people don't know: My truck's name is Betsey

Favorite musical group: Corey Smith

Michael Phelps is a spokesman for Subway. What food chain would you like to endorse: Burger King

Any superstitions before a race or on race day: No

Favorite movie: Step Brothers

Most inspirational person in your life: My parents and Tommy

Biggest fear: Roller coasters

I wish I could: Win state title in 100 backstroke

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Christian Retter - Cape Central High School
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Christian Retter

School: Central

Year in school: Sophomore

State events: 200 freestyle relay

Age you started swimming: 3

Nickname: Lil' Red/Ging

How did you get your nickname: I got it from my sister because I have red hair

Favorite food on day of a meet: Chicken

Something about you that most people don't know: I am a Boy Scout

Favorite musical group: Waka Flocka Flame

Michael Phelps is a spokesman for Subway. What food chain would you like to endorse: Quiznos

Any superstitions before a race or on race day: I must dedicate my races to Josey Powell

Favorite movie: Taken

Most inspirational person in your life: Ramsey Scott

If you were a lifeguard, who would you most like to save: Scarlett Johansson

Biggest fear: Spiders

If you wrote a book about yourself, the title would be: "Tales of a Ginger"

I wish I could: Read people's minds

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Sam Rhodes - Cape Central High School
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Sam Rhodes

School: Central

Year in school: Senior

State events: 200 freestyle relay

Age you started swimming: 11

Nickname: Sam

How did you get your nickname: People call me Sam

Favorite food on day of a meet: Oats and honey Nature Valley granola bar

Something about you that most people don't know: I am 6-foot-4 and have size 15 feet

Favorite musical group: Garth Brooks

Michael Phelps is a spokesman for Subway. What food chain would you like to endorse: Buffalo Wild Wings

Any superstitions before a race or on race day: I have to have my dark red goggles

Favorite movie: The "Star Wars" saga

Most inspirational person in your life: Peewee Rhodes

If you were a lifeguard, who would you most like to save: Anyone and everyone

Biggest fear: Drowning

If you wrote a book about yourself, the title would be: "A Life is a Life is a Life"

I wish I could: Breathe under water

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Pablo Jaramillo - Cape Central High School
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Pablo Jaramillo

School: Central

Year in school: Senior

State events: 200 freestyle relay

Age you started swimming: 15

Nickname: Mr. Testosterone

Favorite food on day of a meet: Subway

Something about you that most people don't know: I play the piano

Favorite musical group: Daddy Yankee

Any superstitions before a race or on race day: Stretch muscles out

Favorite movie: Dumb and Dumber

Most inspirational person in your life: Colin Keely

If you were a lifeguard, who would you most like to save: A French mermaid

Biggest fear: My girlfriend

If you wrote a book about yourself, the title would be: "The Life of Pablo"

I wish I could: Teleport

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Dustin Parsons - Notre Dame Regional High School
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Dustin Parsons

School: Notre Dame

Year in school: Senior

State events: 100 butterfly, 200 medley relay, 400 freestyle relay

Age you started swimming: 13

Nickname: Crossroads

Favorite food on day of a meet: Chicken parmesan

Something about you that most people don't know: I swim

Favorite musical group: The Who

Michael Phelps is a spokesman for Subway. What food chain would you like to endorse: Chipotle

Favorite movie: Braveheart

Most inspirational person in your life: Joe Bohr IV

If you were a lifeguard, who would you most like to save: The guy that swept the knee in "Karate Kid"

Biggest fear: Drowning

If you wrote a book about yourself, the title would be: "Buy This Book"

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Ethan Pobst - Notre Dame Regional High School
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Ethan Pobst

School: Notre Dame

Year in school: Junior

State events: 400 freestyle relay, 200 freestyle relay

Age you started swimming: 9

Nickname: Werewolf

How did you get your nickname: From people at the Chaffee swimming pool

Favorite food on day of a meet: Pizza, preferably sausage

Something about you that most people don't know: I am the world's No. 1 fan of the TV show "Friends"

Favorite musical group: Mumford and Sons

Michael Phelps is a spokesman for Subway. What food chain would you like to endorse: Panera

Any superstitions before a race or on race day: I always pray a short prayer before mounting the block

Favorite movie: The Hunger Games

Most inspirational person in your life: My cousin, Kelsey Gaines

If you were a lifeguard, who would you most like to save: Taylor Swift

Biggest fear: Any Spanish III tests

If you wrote a book about yourself, the title would be: "Eat, Sleep, Swim, Homework"

I wish I could: Do a cartwheel

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Christian Russell - Jackson High School
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Christian Russell

School: Jackson

Year in school: Sophomore

State events: 200 medley relay

Age you started swimming: 15

Nickname: Nighthawk

How did you get your nickname: It's a long story

Favorite food on day of a meet: Lasagna

Something about you that most people don't know: I also like to surf

Favorite musical group: Skrillex

Michael Phelps is a spokesman for Subway. What food chain would you like to endorse: Buffalo Wild Wings

Any superstitions before a race or on race day: Austin Hobbs always has to put on my cap before a race

Favorite movie: Project X

Most inspirational person in your life: Michael Jordan

If you were a lifeguard, who would you most like to save: Joey Janisse

Biggest fear: Velociraptors

If you wrote a book about yourself, the title would be: "SPEED"

I wish I could: Teleport

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Ramsey Scott - Cape Central High School
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Ramsey Scott

School: Central

Year in school: Senior

State events: 50 freestyle, 100 freestyle, 200 freestyle relay

Age you started swimming: 7

Nickname: The Closer

How did you get your nickname: Because I finish the relays

Favorite food on day of a meet: Ham and turkey sub at Subway

Something about you that most people don't know: I'm 1/16 Native American

Favorite musical group: Demi Lovato

Michael Phelps is a spokesman for Subway. What food chain would you like to endorse: Fazoli's

Any superstitions before a race or on race day: I play mind games with my parents

Favorite movie: The Companion

Most inspirational person in your life: My older sister

If you were a lifeguard, who would you most like to save: Anyone in need, I'm a Good Samaritan

Biggest fear: My mom when I add time

If you wrote a book about yourself, the title would be: "The Ballad Of ..."

I wish I could: Fly

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Zach Smith - Notre Dame Regional High School
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Zach Smith

School: Notre Dame

Year in school: Junior

State events: 100 butterfly, 200 medley, 200 freestyle relay, 400 freestyle relay

Age you started swimming: 8

Nickname: Smith

How did you get your nickname: Everyone just does

Favorite food on day of a meet: Rice

Something about you that most people don't know: I can squat 300 lbs.

Favorite musical group: Akon, Mumford and Sons

Michael Phelps is a spokesman for Subway. What food chain would you like to endorse: Popeyes

Any superstitions before a race or on race day: Yelling at Bill to pay attention

Favorite movie: Avengers

Most inspirational person in your life: Barney from "How I Met Your Mother"

If you were a lifeguard, who would you most like to save: I am a lifeguard, that's my job

Biggest fear: Busting my head open on the bottom of a pool

If you wrote a book about yourself, the title would be: "Crazy 1"

I wish I could: Have hops like Kobe

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Ben Tlapek - Notre Dame Regional High School
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Ben Tlapek

School: Notre Dame

Year in school: Sophomore

State events: 200 medley relay

Age you started swimming: 15

Nickname: Tilapia

How did you get your nickname: My last name is close to that

Favorite food on day of a meet: Jimmy Johns: Italian Nightclub

Favorite musical group: Girl Talk

Michael Phelps is a spokesman for Subway. What food chain would you like to endorse: Buffalo Wild Wings

Any superstitions before a race or on race day: I listen to pump-up music before the race

Favorite movie: Tropic Thunder

Biggest fear: Falling in before they say "Go"

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Kristian Troxel - Jackson High School
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Kristian Troxel

School: Jackson

Year in school: Senior

State events: 200 relay, 200 individual medley, 500 freestyle

Age you started swimming: 4

Nickname: Aquaman

How did you get your nickname: From my teammates

Favorite food on day of a meet: Fruit snacks

Something about you that most people don't know: Third set of teeth

Favorite musical group: None

Michael Phelps is a spokesman for Subway. What food chain would you like to endorse: Wendy's

Any superstitions before a race or on race day: Stretch

Favorite movie: Remember the Titans

Most inspirational person in your life: My brother

If you were a lifeguard, who would you most like to save: Hannah Jemison

Biggest fear: Drowning

If you wrote a book about yourself, the title would be: "What Not To Do"

I wish I could: Spend more time with my girlfriend

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Jackson Voss - Notre Dame Regional High School
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Jackson Voss

School: Notre Dame

Year in school: Junior

State events: 200 freestyle, 500 freestyle, 200 medley relay, 400 freestyle relay

Age you started swimming: 5

Nickname: Casper

How did you get your nickname: Because I'm pale

Favorite food on day of a meet: Italian

Something about you that most people don't know: I have the youngest recorded tonsillectomy in Wisconsin

Favorite musical group: Skrillex

Michael Phelps is a spokesman for Subway. What food chain would you like to endorse: Hamburger Express

Any superstitions before a race or on race day: Always get to the race early

Favorite movie: Super Troopers

Most inspirational person in your life: Dustin Parsons

If you were a lifeguard, who would you most like to save: Dave Chappelle

Biggest fear: Dustin Parsons

If you wrote a book about yourself, the title would be: "The Marvelous Jackson Voss"

I wish I could: Read


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