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Getting To Know ... Angela Goodson

Sophomore Angela Goodson won all three of the events she swam against Colorado State Jan. 20. (Photo by Mark Philbrick/BYU Photo)

Q: What or who is your inspiration?

A: Mom and the team

Q: Something no one would guess about you is?


Q: What's your most extreme dream/goal?

A: Go to the Olympics

Q: What is your biggest accomplishment in life so far?

A: Went to Olympic trials when 14

Q: Where do you see yourself in five years?

A: Working in Hawaii with special needs children

Q: How'd you get started in swimming?

A: Mom secretary signed me up for swim team -- age 6

Q: Why swimming?

A: All my older brothers did.

Q: How did you spend your off-season?

A: Shopping and sleeping.

Q: Do you have any pre-meet rituals?

A: Watching motivational movie like Rudy, Miracle, Seabiscuit, Friday Night Lights

Q: Do you have a good luck charm? If so, what is it?

A: Yes, 20-year-old Humpty Dumpty named "Buddy"

Q: If you could invite any three people to dinner who would they be?

A: My great-grandma, Ryan Gosling and Sandra Bullock

Q: Who has had the greatest influence on your swimming career?

A: My mom

Q: What do you appreciate most about Coach Powers, Crump or Russell?

A: They help us be unified spiritually

Favorite cereal: Golden Grahams

Hero: BJ Bedford

One place you'd like to visit: Hawaii

Favorite movie: Million Dollar Baby

Favorite book: Perks of Being A Wallflower

Toughest part of swimming: Getting up early

Favorite Coach Crump quote: "Hey uh ... what's your name?" --Stan Crump

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