Athlete Showcase: Dowagiac’s Wyatt Bailey

Wyatt Bailey is a freshman on the Dowagiac wrestling team.

What has been one of your greatest accomplishments as an athlete?

WB: Winning state for wrestling.

Wyatt Bailey

Who is a “hero” in your life and why?

WB: My grandpa, because he has always been there for me.

When are you the most nervous while you are competing?

WB: When I feel like all eyes are on me.

Describe an embarrassing athletic moment.

WB: Losing to someone, or a team you should have beat.

How do you tend to workout/train when by yourself?

WB: Lift weights.

What other sport would you like to compete in if you were not playing yours?

WB: Basketball.

Why are sports an important part of a high school experience?

WB: Because you can experience things you have never done before.

How would you give away $50,000?

WB: Give it to charity.

If you could be the head coach of a team for a year, what team would you choose?

WB: Pittsburgh Steelers.

If I did not play sports, I would…?

WB: Play video games all day.

What is the most challenging thing for you to do in your sport?

WB: Keep good stamina.

If you could change one rule about your sport, what would it be?

WB: You do not have to keep an arm in a headlock.

What is the best compliment you have ever received?

WB: That I was smart and athletic and I can go somewhere.

What was the scariest thing you have had to do? Are you glad you did it?

WB: Wrestle Tyler Hill (of Lakeshore). I am glad I did it because it gave my more experience.

What was the last thing you saw someone do that really impressed you?

WB: When my teammate beat someone ranked.

What is your favorite hobby? Why?

WB: Playing sports, because I can chill with my friends and have fun.

Choose one word to describe yourself:

WB: Funny.

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