Saturday, September 12, 2009

Sporty Saturday Spotlight

This week, the sporty spotlight is shining bright on fourteen-year-old superstar skateboarder,Emily Noble. Check out her interview below where she shares her thoughts on skateboarding, lessons she's learned, and her favorite athlete. Plus, don't miss Emily's very impressive sponsor list and exciting pics!

Name: Emily Noble

Age: 14

Sport: skateboarding

Hometown: Maryland

What’s your fave sport? Skateboarding

How many years have you been involved in skateboarding? 2

What was your fave sporty moment or memory?

Every time I learn a new trick.

What was the biggest lesson you’ve learned from playing your sport?

I learned that your gonna get hurt but the best thing to do is get back up and try it again.

What have you learned about


I learned that teamwork gets a job done faster.

How do you balance school and sports?

I keep up my grades and do all my work so once I'm done it all I can go skate.

List some awards or accolades you’ve received.

Ipath, Smx Optics, F1 bearings, and Tool have all sponsored me for my skating.

Who’s your fave athlete?

Nyjah Huston

What’s the girliest thing you like to do? (Pretty Tough signature question)

I like to shop for clothes and have the newest style in skate clothes.

Thanks, Emily! I love your getting hurt advice - pick yourself up and try again. Great stuff. Good luck with your career!

Do you want to be spotlighted? Send me an email at kerimikulski(at)gmail(dot)com.

Happy Saturday! :)


Angela said...

Keri, it was so great to meet Emily! I love that you are doing this!

Keri Mikulski said...

Thanks, Angela!! I so enjoy spotlighting these amazing girls. :)

PJ Hoover said...

What a great spotlight! Skateboarding is awesome. How fun, Keri!

Carrie Harris said...

Wow. I second PJ; skateboarding is awesome.

Alyssa Goodnight said...

I'm impressed with anyone who can skateboard! Skateboards scare the coordination right out of me!

Keri Mikulski said...

I love the spotlighting, PJ!! If you can't tell. :)

Hey, Carrie! Don't know how skateboarders do it - especially the tricks. :)

Me too, Alyssa! ;)

Kelly H-Y said...

Love these spotlights/interviews! Such a fantastic idea!