December 2nd, 2016

20 Questions with Austin Black

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Conor Revell

Managing Editor

20 Questions with Austin Black
photo by Ed Peak

 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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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

Name: Austin Black

Age: 18

Current school: DeSales

Current Sports playing: Basketball

Parish/grade school attended: Noe Middle School

GPA: 3.2

Colleges considering or attending: University of Louisville

1. What is your proudest athletic moment? Winning three straight state championships with my Germantown Little League Baseball team.

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

3. If you were trying out for American Idol, what would be your "go to" song? Lean on Me – Bill Withers

4. Which athlete do you look up to on a college/professional level? Why? Russell Westbrook because he plays so hard and gives it his all every time he plays. So entertaining to watch.

5. What is your favorite movie quote? “If you ain’t first, you’re last” – Talladega Nights

6. How does your faith impact your approach to sports? By playing for my teammates. I want to see them succeed and play great just as much as I want to, myself.

7. What is your favorite cartoon character? Scooby Doo.

8. All-time favorite board game? Candy Land.

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

10. What is your favorite local restaurant? Bunz Burgers.

11. What is your favorite reality TV show? Jersey Shore

12. What is your greatest fear? Losing one of my parents.

13. What is your best quality/characteristic? Competitiveness and ability to lead.

14. Favorite junk/comfort food? Zebra Cakes.

15. What is your favorite hour of the day? Why? Whenever I’m about to go to sleep. I love sleeping.

16. What is your nickname and how did you get it? Austo, my friend called me it one day and it just stuck.

17. Where is your favorite place to volunteer/provide community service? St. Andrews Academy. (My sisters school that she attends.)

18. What is one hidden talent that you possess? I’m really good NBA2K.

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 backwards and spend more time with my great uncle who passed away.

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 God or Jesus the reasoning for all the murders and shootings that have been happening lately in Louisville.

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