March 20th, 2015

20 Questions with Clayton Forde

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Conor Revell

Managing Editor

20 Questions with Clayton Forde
Forde is a swimmer / photo provided by the Forde family

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.

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Name: Clayton Forde

Age: 17

Current school: St. Xavier

Current Sports playing: Swimming

Parish/grade school attended: Barrett TMS

High school GPA (optional): 3.7

Colleges considering or attending: NC State, Indiana, Northwestern, and more.

1. What is your proudest athletic moment? Being a part of four state-record setting relays in just one meet earlier this year.

2. What is your ideal meal/snack before a game? Granola and M&Ms

3. If you were trying out for American Idol, what would be your "go to" song? "Since U Been Gone" - Kelly Clarkson

4. Which athlete do you look up to on a college/professional level? Why? Joakim Noah, because he only cares about winning.

5. What is your favorite movie quote? "Ray, when someone asks if you're a god, you say 'YES'!" - Winston Zeddemore, Ghostbusters

6. How does your faith impact your approach to sports? It just helps me know that all the hard work will eventually pay off.

7. What is your favorite cartoon character? Kronk from Emperor's New Groove 

8. All-time favorite board game? Monopoly

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

10. What is your favorite local restaurant? Barbara Lee's Kitchen

11. What is your favorite reality TV show? I have never watched one

12. What is your greatest fear? Heights

13. What is your best quality/characteristic? Sense of humor

14. Favorite junk/comfort food? Ice cream

15. What is your favorite hour of the day? Why? 3 p.m., because I am getting out of school and going to swim practice.

16. What is your nickname and how did you get it? Twigs, because I am so skinny.

17. Where is your favorite place to volunteer/provide community service? Habitat for Humanity.

18. What is one hidden talent that you possess? A good memory.

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 travel backward to the time when I could have been an American frontiersman, just because that seems kind of cool.  

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? I would ask Jens Voigt what it feels like to be riding solo through the mountains miles ahead of the Peloton. 

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