February 20th, 2014

20 Questions with Trinity's Ian Kahl

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Conor Revell

Managing Editor

20 Questions with Trinity's Ian Kahl
Ian Kahl is on the right / photo by Conor Revell

Since 1974 the Louisville Orthopaedic Clinic has served the local area for orthopaedic problems and musculosketal issues. The sports medicine program has team physicians for local high schools which provide sports physicals and urgent care for athletes.


On a weekly basis, Louisville Orthopaedic Clinic is proud to sponsor the "20 Questions" that will feature a high school student-athlete in the local Catholic high school community. If there is a specific student-athlete that you’d like to know or hear more about, email future suggestions to crevell@catholicsportsnet.com

Name: Ian Kahl

Age: 18

Current school: Trinity High School

Current Sports playing: Wrestling

Parish/grade school attended: John Paul II

High school GPA: 3.75

Colleges considering or attending: University of Louisville

1. What is your proudest athletic moment? Beating rival at regionals.

2. What is your ideal meal/snack before a game? Cuties.

3. If you were trying out for American Idol, what would be your "go to" song? Jason Aldean- Dirt Road Anthem

4. Which athlete do you look up to on a college/professional level? Why? Peyton Manning- he's a humble and smart team leader.

5. What is your favorite movie quote? "I'll be back"

6. How does your faith impact your approach to sports? I begin and end each tournament with an "Our Father"

7. What is your favorite cartoon character? SpongeBob Squarepants

8. All time favorite board game? Candyland

9. Droid, iPhone, or Blackberry? Favorite app? Droid.

10. What is your favorite local (non chain) restaurant? BJ's.

11. What is your favorite reality TV show? Big Bang Theory.

12. What is your greatest fear? Not living to my potential.

13. What is your best quality/characteristic? Determination.

14. Favorite junk/comfort food? Reese’s ice cream.

15. What is your favorite hour of the day? Why? Noon- that's when I'm the most productive.

16. What is your nickname and how did you get it? Birdman- old training partner would squeeze my waist and I would squeal like a bird, hence the name.

17. Where is your favorite place to volunteer/provide community service? Cathedral of the Assumption.

18. What is one hidden talent that you possess? I am a gamer. Good on box.

19. If time machines were real, and you could choose just one - to travel forward or backward - which would you select and why? I would go back to 1898 and help Teddy Roosevelt take San Juan Hill.

20. If you could pick one person, dead or alive, and ask them just one question that they had to answer honestly, who would you pick and what would you ask? George Rogers Clark- "Do your feet hurt from all the walking? "

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