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Brooke Edmunds: Winnisquam Female Athlete of the Season

  • Concord Monitor 2018 Winter Sports Awards Brooke Edmunds Winnisquam


Friday, April 20, 2018

What was the biggest challenge you or your team faced this season and how did you overcome it?

The biggest challenge that my team faced this season would be not believing in ourselves even though we had every tool to win.

Who was the unsung hero of your team?

The unsung hero of the team would most likely be our coach, Ryann Riberdy. She shows up to practice every day, and not only choreographs an amazing routine, but she gives each one of her “girls” life lessons and advice.

If you could improve high school cheerleading in New Hampshire, what would you do?

If I could improve high school cheerleading in New Hampshire I would want to be at the same competitive level as other states.

Do you have any sports superstitions? If so, what are they?

A superstition I have for cheerleading would be after every competition before they announce who will win, my team and I hold hands right hand over left and that seems to do the trick almost every time.

What are some of the unwritten rules of your sport?

Some of the unwritten rules of cheerleading would be never second guess your coach and never come to a competition looking like an unmade bed.

Who on your team, coaches included, reminds you of a character in a TV show or movie?

My friend Mckenzie who is on the cheer team reminds me of a movie called Matilda. Kenz reminds me of Matilda because she looks sweet and innocent but will show you who’s boss if she has to.

If life were a video game, what would some of the cheat codes be?

If life was a video game, being able to drive a Range Rover would definitely be a cheat code I would want.

What is something that is really popular now, but in five years everyone will look back on and be embarrassed by?

Something that’s popular right now but will be embarrassing in five years will probably be wearing mom jeans.

Where do you get your news?

I usually get my news from friends or family or by watching Channel 9 news.

What are the best and worst purchases you’ve ever made?

One of the best purchases I've made would be buying a fishing license and the worst purchase I've made would be buying shoes or clothes that I think I like in the store but never end up wearing.

What’s the most ridiculous fact you know?

The most ridiculous fact I know would be in Japan, letting a sumo wrestler make your baby cry is good luck.

What’s invisible but you wish people could see?

Something invisible I wish people could see is intentions.

If you could go to school in a foreign country, which country would you pick and why?

If I could go to school in a foreign country it would be in Italy. This is because I love pasta and they will have plenty of it.

If animals could talk, which would be the rudest?

If animals could talk a seagull would definitely be rudest because they like to poop on people's heads.

What questions would you like to ask a time traveler from 200 years in the future?

A question that I would like to ask a time traveler 200 years into the future would be, “What is the iPhone camera quality like?”

If you were hired to show tourists what life is really like where you live, what would you show them / have them do?

If I was hired to show tourists what life was really like where I live, I would show them the beautiful lakes surrounded by mountains and trees and I would have them go leaf peeping in the fall.

What is the craziest thing one of your teachers has done?

The craziest things one of my teachers has done would be making all her students believe that she was a witch in 8th grade. I would like to say I didn’t believe her but she really did look like a witch and acted like one, too.

What’s the best thing about being a teen? What’s the worst?

The best thing about being a teen is being able to decide what you want to do with your life after high school, the worst thing about being a teen is not everyone takes you seriously.