MULTI SPORT SERIES
How long have you been playing Squash? I have been playing Squash, Soccer, Tumbling, Skiing and Swimming since I was 3.
What is your favourite thing about it? Favourite thing about squash is that its an individual sport; my success is based on my effort, my control- but so are my losses. It’s a fast paced game and a lot of fun on a court too! I love squash tournaments as there are constant games, and the friends I have made from all over Ontario are amazing. I have met girls that I know I will play squash with when I go to university. Squash clubs also have a great family feeling, you are always welcome somewhere if you can play!
How often do you travel for this sport? I am competing in 2 different squash circuits. The Gary Waite Tour is one Sunday a month in a location from Burlington to Windsor, and the Squash Ontario GrandPrix’s are every 3 weeks (Saturdays) and in the GTA. In Squash you play in a 2 year age category (I am currently playing U13) so its harder playing against older players for a whole season – but you can learn a lot.
How many days do you attend practice? I practice every Monday and Wednesday (immediately after my soccer practices) for 40 minute sessions. I also play doubles squash on Sunday for fun with my dad, uncles and sister.
What are the months of the season ? Squash season is September to April – its an Ontario Winter Games Sport and I hope to try out for a regional spot for the 2019 Ontario Winter Games.
Favourite other sport? Hands Down Tumbling! I used to cheer – but stuck with tumbling just for “my happy time”. Once a week on Sundays. It’s the best. I would be on a tumble track every day if I could! Oh! And I love Skiing. I ski race all winter on Saturdays at Boler and any night I’m not at soccer or squash you can find me there!