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Life on the Hill Q&A: Swim club member
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Aiden Snyder, 10-year-old swimmer, does the backstroke at a recent meet.

This week, Life on the Hill talks with Aiden Snyder, 10, a member of the Richmond Hill Swim Club:

Q: What is your name, age and grade for the upcoming school year?

A: Aidan Snyder, 10 years old, and will be in the fifth grade at McAllister Elementary.

Q: When did you first become involved with the Richmond Hill Swim Club?

A: I joined the RHSC in May of 2014.

Q: What made you want to be a part of a competitive swim team?

A: I love to swim! After watching Michael Phelps compete in the last Olympics, I decided it would be fun to challenge myself by swimming against other teams.

Q: What are the greatest challenges about being on the swim team?

A: Building strength and endurance, perfecting your stroke and improving your times.

Q: What lessons have you learned about competing and swimming in general?

A: Swimming is hard work. It takes hours of practice to swim one short race.

Q: Do you have any memorable moments that stick out to you?

A: My most memorable moment was the first time I won my heat.

Q: What do you hope to see for the future of RHSC?

A: To keep winning and to keep improving swimmers!

Q: The team is undefeated. Why do you think RHSC is having such a successful season?

A: We have great swimmers who practice many hours each week. Plus, we have awesome coaches who push us.

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