Your greatest athletic accomplishment?

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  1. EddieISU

    EddieISU Well-Known Member

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    Alright fanatics, what's your greatest athletic achievement? Maybe you were all-state water boy or better yet you finally made the varsity cheerleading team your senior year. What ya got?
     
  2. cyfan964

    cyfan964 Well-Known Member

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    I led the state of Iowa (all divisions) in INT's thrown my junior year.

    In my defense we had just switched to a 5 wide out spread offense and I wasn't completely used to the system yet.

    That being said... I was still the best!
     
  3. bos

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    I scored a sweet jumpshot in garbage time in a game we were blown out it.
     
  4. 2020cy

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    Won a team state championship in football. Individually, not too much.
     
  5. mred

    mred Well-Known Member

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    I led my coed intramural volleyball team to a first-round playoff victory despite being outnumbered 3-on-6.

    Yeah, that's about it.
     
  6. chadm

    chadm Giving it a go

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    Not greatest, but definetily oddest.

    Football game in fourth quarter, out of timeouts. Playing defense. Cornerback got hurt and Coach sent in another D-Lineman. I saw this went out to play cornerback. Opposing coach saw this and called for a pass my way. One play at corner and one interception.
     
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  7. colbycheese

    colbycheese Well-Known Member

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    I completed a triathlon.

    I also rode every mile of RAGBRAI while consuming a ridiculously large amount of beer in 7 days. Ride-drink-pass out-Gatorade-repeat.
     
  8. IcSyU

    IcSyU Well-Known Member

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    4 years of running the 3200 at state track, then sitting the rest of the meet and drooling over the chicks. Of course until I was an idiot senior and decided I needed to qualify in the mile so I actually had to care about track until Saturday. :skeptical: Only thing the IAHSAA has ever gotten right was going co-ed with state track.

    Hopefully getting through the DSM Marathon in October becomes my new best.
     
  9. clonefreek

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    At Ottumwa high school we had intramerals and My team and I were the intrameral dodgeball champions...not a big deal
     
  10. dmclone

    dmclone Well-Known Member

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    Keep in mind that my school had roughly 100 kids:

    Only person in school who could dunk but didn't play basketball. I sucked at every other aspect of the game. My 8th grade year I went out and scored 3 points the whole year and there were only 7 kids on the team :) I was short and fat in junior high.

    First person in school to bench 300lbs. They are probably doing 400lbs now.

    Could barely run a 1/2 mile in high school football practice. 10 years later ran a full marathon.
     
  11. isuno1fan

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    Home Run Derby champ of my backyard....wiffleball style!
     
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  12. Tre4ISU

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    Led the state in three point shooting percentage my senior year.
     
  13. mj4cy

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    State champ in triple jump in 2002. (I was the only Iowan who did it at a meet in minnesota...but hey I placed 4th there!)
     
  14. istater7

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    #14 istater7, Aug 2, 2010
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    jr high team went undefeated in both years..not much competition, blew everyone away. (im going into my freshman year) our basketball team went to an 8 team state championship, beat 2 4A schools and got 2nd place there, then we went to minnesota to play in the "great state" championship at the target center. beat a south dakota school, lost our next two against minnesota teams, got 4th place. not bad for a 2A school. individually, had a 12 point game including a game winning shot in the championship game of a tournament
     
  15. ianoconnor

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    I had a pick 6 in 5th grade. Won 2 paintball tournaments w/ ISU, and many more top 5 finishes. Won quite a few IM championships, but I was fortunate to play with a bunch of great dudes.

    Completed Dam to Dam this year, so that was probably my best personal accomplishment.
     
  16. Psiclone

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    Midwest Champion, Orange Belt, ISU Tae Kwon Do club.
    First Place Fencing (Foil), Univ. of Kansas invitational.
     
  17. tigershoops31

    tigershoops31 Well-Known Member

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    5th place in the mile and 2 mile, 7th place anchoring the 4x800, school record in all 3 my senior year...

    Combined with another kid to throw a no-hitter my sophomore year (we still gave up a run :biglaugh:)...
     
  18. CtownCyclone

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    After years of getting pummeled, ended up helping take the ISU water polo team to Nationals. Where we got pummeled by teams that are actually good. Did manage to score a goal there, however...
     
  19. clones_jer

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    2002? ish ... Ragbrai, only 8 miles to go into Emmetsburg so we stopped for beer. A huge headwind formed and to my suprise beer doesn't fuel the muscles.

    at one point I looked down and my speedometer read 3 mph. the elderly can walk at that speed. damn near died that day. shoulda known Emmetsburg would be evil.
     
  20. clones_jer

    clones_jer Well-Known Member

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    how do you keep the horses from drowning?

    badumdum ching!
     
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