Athlete of the Week: Javier Ubinas, Beavercreek High School

Name: Javier Ubinas

School: Beavercreek

Sport: Wrestling

Class: Senior

Age: 18

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Claim to fame: Achieving unexpected goals

Bet you didn’t know: I enjoy mental mind games

Toughest opponent/why: My teammates because I wrestle them every day

Favorite book: World War Z

Favorite movie: Avengers Age of Ultron

Favorite TV show: Sleepy Hollow

Favorite musical artist/song: Metallica/Enter Sandman

Favorite pro athlete/why: Eli Manning because he puts forth a maximum effort no matter what the situation without cheating

Favorite smell: Tropical ocean breezes and bamboo trees

Favorite home-cooked meal: Any meat

Game-day rituals: Putting on my wrestling hoodie and imagining myself winning

Person who would play me in a movie/why: Daniel Craig because the characters he portrays show perseverance in all situations

Words you live by: Win

Biggest influence/why: Confident people; when faced with challenges they rise to the occasion no matter what and do their best

I am most annoyed by: Surrendering without trying

I can’t live without: A weight room

In 10 years, I’ll be: A detective in law enforcement

Best thing about wrestling: Winning a match after much effort

Worst thing about wrestling: Injuries

Vegetable I just won’t eat: Cabbage

Favorite junk food: Pizza (any kind with lots of meat)

Favorite school subject: History

Last DVD or video game I bought: Lost Season 6 (the final season)

Person whose brain you’d like to pick: Kurt Angle

Love to trade places for a day with: Clark Gregg

When I’m bored, I like to: Run

Worst habit: Letting certain people’s decisions affect how I react to what they do to me

On your bedroom walls: My curtains (red and orange flames)

Talent I’d most like to have: Most improved runner and wrestler

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