Get to know: Austin senior gymnast Sela Fadness

Published 7:16 pm Monday, December 23, 2013

Austin senior gymnast Sela Fadness. -- Rocky Hulne/

Austin senior gymnast Sela Fadness. — Rocky Hulne/

Q: How did you originally get into your sport?

A: I took a class at the YMCA and decided to commit to a team when I was 8.

Q: What’s your favorite sports memory?

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Winning ‘True Team’ state, finishing the beam at the state tournament, and winning All-Around at state last year.

Q: What have you learned from playing sports?

A: The hard work pays off when you accomplish your dreams.

Q: What is the hardest part about your sport?

A:The fact that your body can’t change too much or the skills you perform become significantly harder. You also have to practice year round to stay at the level you’re at.

Q: Who is your biggest sports role model and why?

A: Clay Matthews. I love his hair and the Green Bay Packers! Also he walked on in college and worked hard to get where he is.

Q: What is your favorite movie or TV show?

A: Friday Night Lights

Q: What is your favorite subject in school?

A: Anatomy and Chemistry.

Q: What is your dream job?

A: To become an OB/GYN and deliver babies!

Q: What is your favorite food?

A: Salmon and steak.