Name: Bruce Nation
Hobbies: Running, soccer, cars
Academic interest: Pre-med
Personal bests: 16:27, 16:31, 16:33
What does it mean to be named to the Shrine Bowl Run team and helping the hospital?
It is an honor to be able to be a part of the Shrine Bowl run and to get to meet the kids at the Shriners Hospital.
What did you hear about the Shrine Bowl Run before this year?
I hadn't heard much about the Shrine Bowl run before I was selected.
What do you hope to experience during the event?
I hope to get to meet many great kids and to meet other runners from around the state.
How are you preparing to run with a football?
I'm not preparing at all. I used to actually play football.
How would you rate your senior season?
Out of 10, I would rate my performance at an eight. I did set a couple PR's, but i could've ran much faster and more consistently.
What future goals do you have?
I hope to excel in college and get into graduate school.
Have you made the decision to compete at the next level? Please explain.
Yes, I will most likely be running track and cross country at Wofford.
How did you get involved with the sport and when?
I got involved by a couple of my friends pressuring me into running my 11th grade year. I have only been running for two years now.
Do you have any relation or know someone that has attended the Shriners Hospital?
No, I do not.
How have you seen the sport change in the state? Please explain.
I have only been running for two years now, but I have seen that competition has gotten steeper and steeper each year.
What was your motivation for your final XC season?
At the start of the year, I was hoping to try to win state.
If there is one thing in the world you could do, what would it be and why?
I would love to be the owner of a car company. I have been in love with anything car related since I was little.
Name: Bruce Nation