Name: Justyn France
School: Olathe South High School
Q: What does your training look like right now given the current situation?
Q: What are you doing to stay busy other than run right now?
Q: What was your most memorable race/moment?
A: My most memorable race would have been this last fall at our regional meet. I ran my best time winning the individual title and leading my team to the team title.
Q: What was the funniest thing that happened during your running career?
A: One of the meets we were at this last season, everyone said there was no way I could jump a large puddle with lots of mud around it. I did, slipped and fell backwards into the mud.
Q: Who would you consider your biggest competition over your four years?
A: Everyone on my team, because it didn't matter if it was a race or a workout, everyone was there to compete and get better.
Q: What was your greatest accomplishment?
A: In cross it was winning the regional meet. In track it was running 4:23 in the 1600 and coming within four seconds of the school record.
Q: If you could do it all over again what would you change about your running career in high school?
A: I would have run more of the winter offseason during my junior year.
Q: What were the most difficult obstacles you had to overcome?
A: I had to deal with a pulled ligament in my knee my freshman year and platter fasciitis my sophomore year.
Q: What will you miss the most?
A: Getting to do workouts and hang out with the guys on the team.
Q: What advice would you give to younger athletes?
A: Stick with it no matter what.
Q: What kind of an impact has your coach had on you and your team?
A: No of us would be where we are with out our coach. While we drive him crazy, we trust what he's doing and that we'll get better.
Q: What are your college plans?
A: I will be attending Emporia State University and running cross country and track starting this fall.
Q: Who would you like to say 'thank you' to?
A: I would like to say thank you to my coach for pushing me even when I didn't think I could keep going.
Q: Favorite Meal?
Q: If you could be any animal what would you choose? and why?
A: I would be an Eagle, because then I could soar above everyone else.
Q: Your favorite superhero?