FB_IMG_1487773521230Sport: Basketball

Hometown: Vernon Center, MN


What makes Aidan tick?

Describe yourself in three words:
Smart, athletic, and determined

Why are sports important to you?
Sports keep me motivated and I enjoy working with a team

What is your biggest accomplishment in your sport?
My team made it to 2017 NWBA National Tournament

Do you have any pre-competition rituals?
I bounce the ball to my dad. If I had a game the day before I will not let my mom wash my “stinky shirt”

What does a typical day in your training program look like?
I get up early and my family drives 2hrs to get to practice. I practice for hard for 4hrs. Running drills, learning skills and scrimmagging. I get a brief break for lunch in the middle. After my family then drives home 2hrs. Getting home just in time for supper.

What is your favorite off-season activity?
Camping with my family! Campfires and S’mores

Who do you admire most?
My mom and my dad because they give up there weekends to drive me all over to practice and tournaments. They also bring along my 3yr brother and he is a handful!

What is one of the things you would put on your “bucket” list?
I would love to call myself a Paralympian and represent TEAM USA

What is your favorite quote:
Work hard! Play hard!

What is your favorite food?

Spaghetti & meatballs with Parmesan and garlic bread!!!

What would you say to someone who is thinking about trying adaptive sports?
It’s awesome! Just do it!