Cardinal Capsule: Tobias Oriwol

Oct. 21, 2002

Name:
Tobias Oriwol

My sport:
Men's Swimming

My Year:
2006

Best Book You Have Read:
The Catcher in the Rye

Favorite Class:
Cantonese

Favorite Hobby:
Mountain Biking

Favorite Video Game:
None

Favorite Athlete:
Allen Iverson

Favorite Non-Sports Activity:
Reading

Favorite CD:
None

Best Vacation Or Trip You Have Ever Taken:
Sydney, Australia

Opponent You Would Most Like To Beat:
Aaron Peirsol

How Do You Prepare Before A Competition:
Train well

If You Could Play Another Sport At Stanford, What Would It Be:
Basketball

Somewhere You Have Never Been That You Would Most Like To Visit:
China

If You Could Have Dinner With A Famous Person, Who Would It Be:
Michael Jordan

Most Influential Person In Your Life:
Parents

What Made You Choose To Attend Stanford:
Combination of Academics and Athletics

What Is Something About Yourself That Few People Know:
German is my first language

What Advice Would You Give To Young Athletes Who Want To Compete In College:
Don't get distracted by stuff that shouldn't distract you.

Favorite Breakfast Cereal:
Muslix

Nobody Knows How Much I Like:
Being here

Earliest Sport Memory:
First morning practice

Our team will be fun to watch this year because:
We're going to win NCAA's

For me to improve as a player I need to:
Train hard, get stronger

The thing I like about sports is:
The competition

If I could add one team to the schedule it would be:
I don't know

The most difficult opposing arena to play in is:
University of Texas

A friend from another college team:
Joanna Chetcuti-McLean, University of Kentucky

Favorite professor:
Professor Dennig

If I had to cook all of my meals, I'd probably survive on:
Rice

Favorite T.V. show:
Seinfeld

My parents were right when they told me:
Go to Stanford

Favorite website:
None

I'd like to switch places for a day with:
Allen Iverson

My most prized possession is:
My bike

Since coming to Stanford I have learned:
To do my homework on time, or you're screwed.

Nickname:
Tobi

Favorite Food:
Steak

Favorite Music Artist:
Sublime

Favorite Sports Team:
Toronto Raptors

Favorite Place To Hang Out:
Wherever my friends are

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