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Get to know: Austin senior Salma Masood

Salma Masood is a senior captain on the Austin Packer Dance Team.

Q: What sports do you compete in?

A: Soccer and dance.

Q: What’s your favorite sports memory?

A: Going to state in jazz last year and making memories at practices.

Q: What have you learned from sports?

A: Having a positive attitude and a good mindset will help you overcome obstacles.

Q: What is the hardest part about sports?

A: Conditioning, but it’s worth it!

Q: How do you keep your focus when competing?

A: Usually my jitters go away when the music turns on or when the ref blows the whistle. Beforehand, I like to keep to myself and focus on what I need to do to have my best performance.

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

A: Madi Klein! She has been like a big sister to me, and she is on her college’s dance team. She has always pushed me to be my best ever since I was a freshman. At practices I try my hardest to be my best, so I can make her proud!

Q: What is your favorite movie or TV show?

A: “That 70s Show”

Q: If you could have a conversation with anyone in history, who would it be?

A: Mark Meismer (dance choreographer).

Q: What is your dream job?

A: Registered nurse.

Q: What is your favorite food?

A: Pasta.

Q: What are your plans after high school?

A: Go to Mankato State University and major in nursing.

Q: If you could have one super power, what would it be?

A: Invisibility.