2018 Senior Sendoff: Darian Sanders (Altamont)


Athlete Name: Darian Sanders
School: Altamont

What was your most memorable meet and why? 
The 2018 2A State Meet at Cullman, because after 4 years of hard work, I was finally able to get first place in the triple jump and 4x400m relay.

Where did you face your biggest competition?
2018 Mountain Brook Meet. 

Out of all of your high school accomplishments, which stands out the most and why?
When I jumped 42ft 9 1/2 inches in the triple jump.

If you could do it all over again, what would you change about your running career in high school?
I wouldn't change anything about my high school career.

What were the most difficult obstacles you had to overcome during your HS Track career?
Transitioning from distance running to jumping events and middle and short distance events. 

What will you miss the most?

My coaches and my teammates. 


Do you have any advice for younger athletes?

Never stop working. 

What are your post-highschool or college plans?
I plan on joining the track team for Berea College next year.

Who would you like to say thank you to?
I would like to thank all my coaches and friends who supported me throughout my high school track career. 


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