Athlete of the Week: Riley Buchholz, Beavercreek

Name: Riley Buchholz

School: Beavercreek

Sport: Cross country

Class: 2019

Age: 17

Claim to fame: Track and Field

Bet you didn’t know: Running can be fun

Toughest opponent/why: Lucas Houk because he is always a great competitor

Favorite book: The Hobbit

Favorite movie: Pulp Fiction

Favorite TV show: The Office

Favorite musical artist: Red Hot Chili Peppers

Favorite pro athlete/why: Matthew Centrowitz, because he is an amazing athlete and distance runner

Favorite smell: Fresh cookies

Favorite home cooked meal: Lasagna

Game day rituals: Just getting mentally ready

Person who would play me in a movie: Ryan Reynolds

Words you live by: To give anything less than your best is to sacrifice the gift

Biggest influence/why: My mom because she always supports me and helps me even though we do not live together

I am most annoyed by: Waking up with your bedroom door open

You can’t live without: Ice cream

Most embarrassing moment: Falling in the middle of the school cafe

In 10-years, I’ll be: Successful in life

Best thing about cross country: The feeling of accomplishment

Worst thing about cross country: Pain

Vegetable I just won’t eat: None

Favorite junk food: Milkshake

Favorite school subject: History

Last DVD or video game I bought: The Boy

Person whose brain you’d like to pick: Albert Einstein

Love to trade places for a day with: Morgan Freeman

When I’m bored, I like to: Watch a movie

On your bedroom walls: My medals

Talent I’d most like to have: Good handwriting

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