Track-DSUSA

Sport: Track & Field

Hometown: Tallahassee, FL

 

What makes Erica tick?

 

Describe yourself in three words:
Funny, competitive, kind

Why are sports important to you?
Because I like to stay healthy and have fun but also push myself to do the best I can on the track and while I play soccer

What is your biggest accomplishment in your sport?
National record holder for the 100m, 200m, long jump U16 T44

Do you have any pre-competition rituals?
I jump up and down, twist from side to side and wiggle my hands

What does a typical day in your training program look like?
I alternate between weights, cardio, speed and agility, running on track and soccer

What is your favorite off-season activity?
Doing things with my friends and watching Netflix

Who do you admire most?
My Mimi (grandmother)

What is one of the things you would put on your “bucket” list?
Bungee Jumping

What is your favorite quote:
“Make today so awesome that yesterday gets jealous”

What is your favorite food?

Ice Cream

What would you say to someone who is thinking about trying adaptive sports?
If you are first getting into it have and open mind because you will never know what can happen, and to also find someone who is really willing to help you. You also must work hard.