Monday, July 7, 2014
The Moultrie News and the Mount Pleasant Recreation Department (MPRD) come together each week to feature a local track or cross-country athlete from East Cooper as part of MPRD spotlight.
London Kearney and Dylan Bouchelle are members of the Mount Pleasant Track Club. Kearney, 7, competes in the 400-meter dash, the 800 and the javelin throw. Bouchelle, 12, competes in the 1,500, 3,000 and the javelin.
If you could be anyone for a day, who would you be?
Kearney: Usain Bolt
Bouchelle: Jadeveon Clowney
What's your favorite Mount Pleasant restaurant?
LK: Bricco Bracco
DB: Water's Edge
What's the best moment of your athletic career?
LK: Qualifying at the state meet in all three of my events to advance to regionals.
DB: When I got 16th for mini-javelin at nationals last year.
What's the best advice you've received from a coach?
LK: A good practice week makes a good meet.
DB: To pace yourself.
What do you look forward to most about being an adult?
LK: Playing sports at the highest level possible.
DB: Having my own house.
What are the most difficult, and what are the most fun aspects of track?
LK: The most difficult is the speed work and the most fun is being part of an awesome team.
DB: Sprinting at the end of the 3,000-meter run.
What is your favorite movie and TV show?
LK: “The Lego Movie,” “Dog with a Blog”
DB: “Ride Along,” “Duck Dynasty”
If you could have dinner with any three people, who would you choose?
LK: It would be more than three. I would choose my family, grandparents and my godparents.
DB: Cam Newton, Chipper Jones and LeBron James.