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Nicholas Troutman Interview

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What’s your favorite spot/location to be active?
The River! Or any place where the water is wet.

How do you prepare for a project/contest?
Step 1. Put a Smile on your face.
Step 2. Go.

What are your biggest accomplishments?
2009/10 Freestyle Kayak World Champion.
1st Full Descent of Rio Alseseca, Mexico.
8th place- 2010 Adidas Sickline Race.
Living the Dream.

What are your next goals related to your sport?
Working towards the 2013 World Championships and training up for the 2012 Sickline Race.

Who do you look up to, who motivates you?
I look up to many different individuals including my parents, coaches, and friends.

Who is your favorite guy to hang out with/be active with?
I would have to list over a million people, though I like hanging with Joel, Rafa, EJ, Dane, Sam, Mike, Ben, Pat, Emily, Phil, Olaf, Tomass, Iker, Bruno, and many more.

What’s your ‘2nd‘ sport?
Um… that is also a hard one. Probably climbing, biking, SUP, hiking, hockey, rugby, Frisbee Golf, and anything else that gets me outside.

W hat’s your favorite thing to do on a day off?
Not sure, I’ll tell you once I have a day off.

What’s your favorite adidas product and why?
I love the BoatLace shoes because you can wear them on the river or you can wear as casual shoes. They are comfy, casual, and practical, I wear mine every day.

What’s your favorite food?
I will eat anything you put in front of me. Though I have always been a big fan of Lasagna.