Kelly McDonald Q&A
Jan. 29, 2004
Why did you come to Washington?
KM: Because Washington is a great school and it is close to home. I also loved the gymnastics team.
What is something about the gymnastics team that no one would know?
KM: That we have a life-sized poster of Garth Brooks in our locker room.
If you could change one thing about your sport, what would it be?
KM: I would get rid of biased judges, unless they are biased towards us.
Do you have any pre-meet rituals or superstitions?
KM: I always wear my lucky underwear from Carmen, my roommate.
Who is your favorite UW athlete in another sports?
KM: Brian Bauer, my boyfriend from the baseball team, and Erica Schelley from the women's basketball team.
Where is your favorite place to compete besides home?
Who is the first person you call after a meet?
KM: My parents.
What is your favorite skill that you do?
KM: A double layout on floor.
What would you be doing right now if you weren't doing gymnastics?
KM: I would be a sen-sai in karate.
If you could go on any reality television show, which one would it be?
KM: The Amazing Race.
What piece of clothing would you never be caught dead wearing?
KM: Muscle tee shirts.
What is the most overused word or phrase in your vocabulary?
When you were a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up?
KM: A teacher.
Now what do you want to be?