This Saturday the sporty spotlight shines bright on sixteen-year-old soccer player and skateboarder, Alex Espinoza. Check out the interview below where Alex shares her thoughts on fear and an amazing pic.
Name: Alex(us) Espinoza
Sport(s): Soccer and Skateboarding
Hometown: La Habra
High School/Middle School/College: La Habra High School
What’s your fave sport? Soccer and Skateboarding
How many years have you been playing your fave sport?
Soccer - 8 years
Skateboarding - 9 1/2 years
What is the biggest lesson you’ve learned from playing your sport?
What I've learned from skateboarding is that you can’t be afraid of anything.
What have you learned about work ethic from your playing your sport?
I've learned that when you fall just get back up even if you are hurt.
What have you learned about teamwork?
That teamwork is very important. You've got to listen to what people tell you.
Who’s your fave athlete, both male and female?
Soccer - David Beckham
Skateboarding - Adam Taylor, Lyn-z Adams Hawkins, Ryan Sheckler, Cody McIntire, and Tony Alva.
What’s the girliest thing you like to do? (Pretty Tough signature question)
Getting my nails and hair done.
Thanks, Alex! Great work ethic advice - when you fall, get right back up. Can’t wait to check out your fave skateboarders and best of luck with your sports career. :)
Do you want to be spotlighted? Send an email to Keri Mikulski at kerimikulski(at)gmail(dot)com.