Beaman continues title hunt

NAME: Garrett Beaman

SPORT: Wrestling

HOMETOWN: St. Paul Park

HIGH SCHOOL: Henry Sibley High School

MAJOR:Exercise Science

WRESTLING BACKGROUND:I began wrestling when I was two years old.

PRE-MEET RITUAL: Before every match, I remind myself of my potential and how far I’ve come in my career and that losing now would be unacceptable.

PUMP-UP SONG: “Shell Shocked” by Juicy-J

FAVORITE MOVIE: “Tombstone”

FAVORITE BOOK: “My Side of the Mountain” by Jean Craighead George

FAVORITE TV SHOW: “Justice League Unlimited”

FAVORITE PROFESSIONAL ATHLETE: Brian Urlacher

FAVORITE FOOD: Venison steaks

FAVORITE SPORT OTHER THAN WRESTLING: Football

RANDOM FACT: I really love to cook.

PLANS AFTER ST. OLAF: I plan to travel a little, then find a solid job as a personal trainer and start a family.

MOST MEMORABLE MOMENT AS AN OLE ATHLETE:When I won the NCAA West Regional Championship.

BEST ADVICE YOU HAVE RECIEVED: The best advice I’ve ever received was from my dad. He told me, “Beamans never quit. A loss is a loss, but when you quit, you become a failure. That is why we never quit.” And that has pushed me to win and never give up when competing.

GOALS FOR REST OF THE SEASON: I want to become the national champion.

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