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Gabi Sirmones: Hillsboro-Deering Female Athlete of the Season

  • Gabi Sirmones: Hillsboro-Deering


Wednesday, June 27, 2018

What was the biggest challenge you or your team faced this season and how did you overcome it? The biggest challenge we’ve faced as a team is waking up early enough to make it to Saturday meets. Individually I would have to say being motivated enough to push myself during our workouts. Luckily I had great teammates to help me with that.

Who was the unsung hero of your team?Kaylee Davison. She always pushed herself in everything she did and loved trying everything. She motivated me.

If you could improve high school track in New Hampshire, what would you do? Have every school have a track to practice at.

Do you have any sports superstitions? If so, what are they? To never wear socks with my spikes for a race.

What are some of the unwritten rules of your sport? Sportsmanship. Everyone is incredibly kind. To warm up before a race.

If life were a video game, what would some of the cheat codes be? To have a restart cheat code.

What is something that is really popular now, but in five years everyone will look back on and be embarrassed by? I think that whatever you choose now you shouldn’t be embarrassed about but see it as a learning experience.

Where do you get your news? My dad and social media.

What are the best and worst purchases you’ve ever made? Buying food when I knew I had food at home. (Worst). The best purchase is a portrait I got in Paris.

What’s the most ridiculous fact you know? All the facts I know seem pretty relevant to me.

If you could go to school in a foreign country, which country would you pick and why? I would pick Germany. For the language and the technology because I want to become a doctor.

If animals could talk, which would be the rudest? A raccoon.

What questions would you like to ask a time traveler from 200 years in the future? What was biggest misconception we had?

If you were hired to show tourists what life is really like where you live, what would you show them / have them do? I would show them the White Mountains, and the natural basins.

What is the craziest thing one of your teachers has done? Thrown a backpack out the window.

What’s the best thing about being a teen? What’s the worst? The best thing is that everyone understands that you are naïve so they try to help and guide. The worst is being ignorant.