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Tribe 20 Questions with Will Bass
Updated: Saturday 09/08/2011 (ET)
by Jacob Skipper
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Q: Why did you choose the Tribe?
Strong academic commitment and the chance to run for a team that was focused on improvement

Q: Describe a moment when you felt the most Tribe pride…
Signing my national letter of intent

Q: Take us through your pre-game mental preparation routine:
In high school I would know who would be in the race with me and develop a primitive race plan.  As far as superstitions, I don’t believe I keep any.

Q: Do you belong to any other clubs, groups, or organizations?
I want to sign up for the Outdoors Club and maybe one dealing with conservation.

Q: What are some community activities you or your team have done?
I led a children’s fitness program.
 
Q: What is your intended or declared major and why?
I want a degree in the math or sciences.  Beyond that I don’t really know.
 
Q: Describe your dream job:
I want a job that I will find challenging and engaging.  Monotony is not something I do well with.
 
Q: If you could play another sport at W&M what would it be and why?
I would like to be on the crew team.  I know it is just a club team, but I have always found that sport interesting.

Q: What animal would best describe you and why?
Shark.  If they stop moving around they die.  I like the idea of moving towards progress.
 
Q: What is your favorite quote or phrase?
“You shall not pass!” Gandalf
 
Q: What is your favorite type of food (i.e. Chinese, Mexican, etc.)?
Mediterranean 
 
Q: Favorite place you have visited or traveled to and why?
Costa Rica.  Living in such close proximity to the rain forest was fantastic.
 
Q: If you could sit down for lunch with anyone in the world who would it be and why?
Natalie Portman cause she’s totes adorbs.
 
Q: Most addicting television show?
The Daily Show
 
Q: How will you change the world (or even just one person’s world)?
I will promote the use of soap and sunscreen.
 
Q: Tell us something about yourself that most people don’t know...
I read all four Twilight Books. 
 
Q: What was your most-commented Facebook post?
I don’t really post that often.
 
Q: What’s number one on your bucket list and why?
I want to travel a lot more.  Go back to Costa Rica and explore the backcountry more.
 
Q: What is your best non-athletic skill?
I like to cook, but I’m not really sure that makes me good at it.
 
Q: What is your biggest pet peeve and why?
Receiving driving instructions or receiving bad directions while driving

Q: What is something you are afraid of?
Missing out on experiences.

Q: What is an obstacle you had to overcome in your life?
I had to deal with a stress fracture while in high school.  Coming back to the sport after 6 months off was  quite mentally distressing.









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