Athlete of the Week: Nathan Walk


Kaila Moon

Nathan Walk competing in hurdles against Bald Eagle

Name: Nathan Walk

Sport: Track & Field

Grade: 11


First Place, 110 Hurdles, Mountain League Championships

Second Place 300 Hurdles Mountain League Championships

Sixth Place, 110 Hurdles Mt Lion Classic and 5th place 300 hurdles. 

PRed with a time of 16.22 in the 110 Hurdles and 43.68 in the 300 hurdles.

Coach Brad Kanuch’s Quote:

“Nathan continues to work hard at practice everyday and it is really starting to show off.  He is always putting in extra work with Coach Johnson to help get his times now.  If he continues to work he has the potential to make a splash at the District 6 championships.”

Eagle Eye: How did you first get involved in this sport?

Nathan Walk: “I felt like joining back in 8th grade”

EE: What other sports do you play?

NW: “Soccer”

EE: Favorite sports team?

NW: “Pittsburgh Steelers”

EE: Favorite professional athlete?

NW: “JuJu Smith-Schuster”

EE: Favorite Food?

NW: “Egg”

EE: What is your favorite part of the sport you play?

NW: “Going to big invitationals where the competition is greater.”

EE: What is your greatest memory from this sport?

NW: “Winning districts my first year of doing the sport.”

EE: What is your greatest motivation to succeed?

NW: “The feeling of getting on the podium or getting a personal record.”

EE: What advice would you give younger athletes?

NW: “The only way to get better at something is to keep practicing.”

EE: What are your future goals?

NW: “Attend college for Biomedical Engineering.”