Senior Sendoff: Eddie King - Pelham High School

Name: Eddie King

High School: Pelham High School

What was your most memorable meet and why?
My most memorable meet was Pelham Relays meet.It was my Senior night and I got 1st in my 4x200 and 2nd in the 4x100

Where did you face your biggest competition?
I faced my biggest competition at outdoor state during the 4x400 meter relay

Out of all of your high school accomplishments, which stands out the most and why?
I feel like my progressing and consistently improving in my 400-meter dash stands out the most.

If you could do it all over again, what would you change about your running career in high school?
I would use the techniques I learned toward the end of my high school outdoor track season

What were the most difficult obstacles you had to overcome during your HS Track career?
Burning out during races, Putting more into my starts out of the blocks, Using my arms more, and relaxing while running.

What will you miss the most?
I will for sure miss competing at this level and running with my team and the experience.

Do you have any advice for younger athletes?
My advice to younger athletes is to never give up and keep going,If you lose a race don't just quit,Keep pushing through it and everything will come together.

What are your post-high school or college plans? Who would you like to say thank you to?
My post high school plans are to graduate high school and Attend Alabama State University in the Fall 2021 where I will major in Biology to become an Orthodontist