Athlete Showcase: Niles’ Abby Stein

Abby Stein is a senior at Niles High School.

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

AS: Running a PR of 23:53

Abby Stein

What has been one of your biggest disappointments as an athlete?

AS: Not running faster than 23:53

Who is a “hero” in your life and why?

AS: My mom. Over the past few years, she has gone through so much and she has pushed through it.

Describe an embarrassing athletic moment.

AS: I fell off a treadmill while running during my sophomore year.

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

AS: It gives you a different experience and new friends.

How would you give away $50,000?

AS: I would give it away to those who really need it in my city.

If I did not play sports, I would…?

AS: Spend more time doing other extra-curriculars.

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

AS: Face the people who saw me fall of the treadmill. I am glad I did.

What is your favorite hobby? Why?

AS: I love reading. It distracts me from my current struggles and brings me to a new world.

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