Behind the Blocks With Captain Abbie Imes

Sept. 14, 2016

DENTON - Get to know senior captain Abbie Imes in the third installment of Behind the Blocks. 

Name: Abbie Imes
Class: Senior
Event: Sprint Free, Fly
Hometown: Edmond, Okla.

Q: How does Denton differ from your hometown?

A: I like the Denton community. Edmond wasn't as close knit as Denton is.

Q: Who or what got you into the sport?

A: My mom thought that putting me in neighborhood swimming would be a good way for me to make some friends. Plus I was chubby.

Q: What is your favorite event to compete in?

A: 50 free. It's all about the power!

Q: What event do you hope to never compete in?

A: 200 breast...no one has time to watch that

Q: What are you looking forward to most about the upcoming season?

A: I just want to have a fun, successful season and watch how much the team grows.

Q: What is your favorite sport to watch during the Olympics?

A: Swimming...we're the best

Q: Who is your team family?

A: I literally can't remember what family I am a part of…

Q: Do you have a hidden (or not so hidden) talent?

A: I can body roll.

Q: If you could trade places with one person, who would it be and why?

A: 2002 Avril Lavigne… it's complicated.

Q: As a senior, what will you miss most about the team?

A: I'll miss the priceless memories when things go wrong, they make the best stories. And most of all, my girls.

 

 

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