Off the Trail with Ana Cabrera
Oct. 30, 2003
Ana Cabrera is a redshirt-junior on the cross country team. Cabrera from Vancouver, Wash., is majoring in communication. Cabrera will rejoin the track team after the season.
Movie - 'The Princess Bride' and 'Grease'
TV Show - Friends
Book - Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
Class at WSU - Broadcasting 350 with Neal Robison
Pro team - Denver Broncos
Pro athlete - It would be John Elway if he were still playing.
What is your favorite post-race food? - Ice cream. Either chocolate chip cookie dough or a chocolate shake.
Do you prefer reality TV or daytime TV? - I think both are pretty stupid but I'm a sucker for reality shows.
If you were going to be on a reality TV show, which would it be? - Real World. Road Rules looks fun too.
If you were going to be on Survivor, what would your luxury item be? - A pair of running shoes or a radio.
What is your fantasy job? - To be the host of the Today Show like Katie Couric.
Do you have a pre-race routine? - I wake up about four hours before the race so I can eat oatmeal with bananas and raisins. Then I start warming up about an hour before.
What conditioning drill do you most dislike? - I really hate strides.
What is your ideal vacation? - Relaxing in Hawaii
The best thing about Pullman is - The people are so friendly. It's such a warm environment with a great sports system.
The thing you miss most about home - My family. We're really close so definitely my family.
If you could meet anybody, dead or alive, it would be? - Martin Luther King, Jr. or Gandhi because they made such a positive impact on society and the world.
What Advice Would You Give a Young Runner? - Run for your own personal reasons. Find your own reason to run.
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