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The student news site of Kingwood Park High School

KP TIMES

The student news site of Kingwood Park High School

KP TIMES

Helena Rudny (10)

How long have you been swimming?

“I’ve been swimming since I was 6. So like eight years.”

Is this your first time going to State?

“Yes.”

How did you do at Region?

“I did OK. I just got over being sick, so it’s kind of a tough time swimming.”

What did you compete in?

“100 breast and 50 free.”

Can you describe your experience at Region?

“It was really fun. I had a good time bonding with everyone and just cheering everyone on.” 

What were your expectations for Region prelims?

“Not to get last, just have fun.”

What was your goal in the Region finals?

“Do better than I did Day One and drop time. “

What was your initial reaction when you find out you’re going to State?

“I was low key surprised. I didn’t think I made it. I remember getting up and telling my mom and she didn’t believe me.”

What is your favorite memory from this past season?

“The second day of Region. We were just all cheering when we won and stuff.”

What has been the hardest part leading up to State?

“Waking up to practice.” 

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