Player profile: Grant Fischer

Player profile: Grant Fischer

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Player profile: Grant Fischer

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You’ve won your last five races. What’s been the driving force behind your success?

There is no stronger driving force than a passion for running. I was given the chance to really appreciate running after not being able to run for much of last year due to injuries. I came into this year with the same mentality as before, but my level of fitness is what has changed.

Since you took first place at the Front Range League and Region IV meets, do you think you can win state?

There are too many factors in any given race, especially the state meet, to predict places. The competition is always tough, but I would like to place with some of the top guys in the state and end my senior season on a high note.

Poudre, as a team, has had a great season. What’s been the key?

The key to Poudre’s success this season are the Poudre coaches. Coach Craig Moyer and coach Emily Richards-Moyer are the reason that our team has turned around in the last few years. They help us push ourselves, while keeping the focus of running on having a good time, while being competitive. I believe that Poudre cross country has a bright future because of them.

Favorite athlete: Steve Prefontaine or Billy Mills

Favorite food: Cereal

Favorite college: Colorado State University

Favorite TV show: Top Gear

Last good movie you watched: Limitless

Best pre-game music: Led Zeppelin

Do you want run cross country in college? Yes, I’d like to run cross country at Colorado State University, Montana State, or possibly Wyoming.

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