Sophia Miranda is a senior this year at Lakewood High School. She’s a member of the school’s swimming team. She started to swim when she was only eight years old. This year is her fourth year on the Lakewood High School swimming team.
Q: Do you want to continue swimming after you graduated High School?
“I will continue to swim after high school, at least my first year in college I want to swim in a club or the school’s team.”
Q: What was the best moment of your swimming career so far?
“I won an honorable mention for the conference last year which has motivated me to get even better”
Q: Is swimming the only sport you’ve been doing in high school?
“No, I played volleyball my freshman year, but I swam all four years.”
Q: Are there any athletes you look up to?
“Yes, I named my dog missy after Missy Franklin, a famous swimmer. I also look up to Michael Phelps.”
Q: How do you prepare for a big swimming event?
“I try to calm my nerves because I think it makes me do better. I also think of the people watching me in the stands, my family, friends and teachers and how I want them to see me do well”