Sigma Featured Swimmer Of The Week
Updated: May 19
Joel swims at the Sigma Swim Fort Worth Central location under Coach JoJo.
Q: How and when did you decide to become a swimmer?
A: I have always liked being in the water. My parents suggested I do a swim team about a year ago. I get to do this as my PE credit.
Q: What does the sport of swimming mean to you and what would you say if you were told that you can’t swim anymore?
A: Swimming is an activity that makes me really happy. It has helped me get fit. If I couldn't swim anymore, I would be very upset.
Q: Who is your biggest supporter?
A: My parents
Q: Did you ever swim an event at meet that you did not like and how did you handle it?
A: No. I really enjoy all the strokes I competed with.
Q: How has swimming impacted your social life and how do you deal with it?
A: I don't do PE/athletics at school, but I have made new friends through swimming.
Q: What is your favorite and least event at a swim meet?
A: Favorite stroke Freestyle and least favorite stroke is Breaststroke.
Q: Are there any lessons you have learned, other than swimming, since you became a swimmer?
A: Perseverance. Sometimes I am really tired, but I have learned to push through it and keep swimming.
Q: What do you like to do outside of swimming?
A: Play video games
Q: What are you dreams or goals for the future in swimming?
A: Swim for Burleson High School