Madison Player of the Week: Natalie Byron
BY CHANDLER SHIELDS
Name: Natalie Byron
Swims for Madison Swim Association at Dublin
Q: What is your favorite stroke?
A: Butterfly, I guess because my coaches say I’m good at it. It used to be my least favorite but now I really like it.
Q: How often do you practice?
A: Three or four days a week at 1 hour and 15 minutes at a time. I could do it five cause I love it so much.
Q: How many years have you swam?
A: Three summers. This is my first year-round season
Q: Why do you swim?
A: I like being in the water and I really like sports. Since my sisters swim I don’t want to sit out and watch. I’d rather get in the water and do it.
Q: How many swim meets have you participated in?
A: About 30.
Q: Have you won any awards?
A: Yes, about a dozen medals and a lot of ribbons.
Q: What is the furthest you’ve gone for a meet?
A: Sewanee, Tenn. It is about two and a half hours away.
Q: What do you think about the swim caps?
A: I guess I like them since they make you go faster. But they look silly when you don’t them on the right way.