Sarah Linthacum: Basketball


Sarah Linthacum shooting a free throw.

For this issue of featured athlete, we took the time to ask Sarah Linthacum some questions.

Q: Who is your favorite sports hero?

A: Larry Bird.

Q: What are three reasons you like being part of a team sport?

A: You make great friendships, you learn perseverance, and it is fun to compete and win together.

Q: What is the best part about competing?

A: I love that everyone is on the same page working together. It makes the wins so much better.

Q: How do your teammates make practice fun?

A: My teammates are so fun to be around. They are always joking, dancing, and laughing. Everything we do together is fun.

Q: What is your favorite sports quote?

A: “In the end, we will only regret the chances we didn’t take”- Fearless motivation.

Q: What emotions do you feel when you play well?

A: I feel joy. It is fun and my teammates always help make everything awesome.

Q: Who do you wish was watching you perform at every game?

A: I love seeing our students fill the stands and be loud.

Q: What is your favorite song to listen to prior to competing?

A: My team always warms up to “We Ready.”

Q: What is your favorite movie about sports?

A: My favorite sports movie is “Remember the Titans.”

Q: Where do you feel the most confident in your body?

A: I feel confident when I’m playing basketball.