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Sigma Featured Swimmer Of The Week

Lily is a 13-year-old swimmer that swims at our Fort Worth North (TCCNW) location under Coach Jill. She attends Creekview Middle School in Fort Worth.


Sometimes I have to give up after school activities, but it is worth it. It has impacted me in a positive way too because I meet lots of new people through my class.
Sometimes I have to give up after school activities, but it is worth it. It has impacted me in a positive way too because I meet lots of new people through my class.

Q: How and why did you decide to become a swimmer?

A: I started swimming at Sigma when I was 7 because I loved to swim in the summertime and wanted to continue during the colder months and learn more.


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 allows me to destress and after I am done with it I feel refreshed. If I couldn’t swim anymore, I would be devastated and it’s not a thing that you can just take away.


Q: Are there any athletes that inspire you the most and why?

A: Simone Manuel. I have a poster of her on my wall. She inspires me to become better and try my best even when I don’t want to because she overcame so many obstacles to win Olympic medals.


 I’m involved in theater, choir, volleyball, basketball and track at my school.
I’m involved in theater, choir, volleyball, basketball and track at my school.

Q: Who is your biggest supporter?

A: My mom (she takes me to practice & meets)


Q: How has swimming impacted your social life and how do you deal with it?

A: Sometimes I have to give up after school activities, but it is worth it. It has impacted me in a positive way too because I meet lots of new people through my class.


I started swimming at Sigma when I was 7 because I loved to swim in the summertime and wanted to continue during the colder months and learn more.
I started swimming at Sigma when I was 7 because I loved to swim in the summertime and wanted to continue during the colder months and learn more.

Q: Are there any life lessons you have learned, other than swimming, since you became a swimmer?

A: I have learned to persevere and not give up even when I may be struggling.


Q: What is your favorite and least event at a swim meet?

A: My favorite is the 100 backstroke and my least favorite is the 200 free.


Q: What do you think is your biggest accomplishment since you started swimming?

A: Reaching my BB times and almost reaching my B time in the 100 Backstroke.


Q: What do you like to do outside of swimming?

A: I’m involved in theater, choir, volleyball, basketball and track at my school.


Q: What are your goals for the future in swimming?

A: I want to get better and swim in high school and college.


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