Dylan's lightning-fast moves and unwavering ambition have earned him a reputation as a true warrior in the ring. Even when faced with exhaustion and setbacks, Dylan never loses sight of his goals, pushing himself to his limits and beyond. He embodies the true spirit of a dedicated athlete with his passion for the sport and unwavering commitment to excellence.
What are your personal achievements/personal bests?
I am proud to say that I am a national champion and have also competed in international tournaments.
When did you first realize you had talent in boxing, and what made you decide to pursue it?
My coach saw my talent when I was only 6 years old and encouraged me to pursue it further.
Who or what inspired you to become an athlete, and was it an active choice or did it just happen?
I inspired myself to become an athlete, and it just came naturally to me.
What sports performance are you most proud of, and why?
I am most proud of becoming a national champion, as it was a goal I had set for myself from a young age.
What major challenges have you faced while pursuing your ambition, and how did you overcome them?
I have faced serious injuries such as a broken leg or hand, which took a while to recover from. However, I persevered through rehabilitation and worked hard to regain my strength and skills.
Describe your worst sports performance, and what did you learn from the experience?
My worst performance was when I had to cut a lot of weight before a fight, and I was very weak during the fight. I learned from that experience that I needed to go to a different weight class.
Who do you believe embodies the true spirit of a warrior, and why?
In my opinion, Manny Pacquiao embodies the true spirit of a warrior because of his perseverance and determination throughout his career.
What strengths do you believe you have that make you a great athlete?
I believe my hard work and ambition are my greatest strengths as an athlete.
If you could give your younger self a piece of advice, what would it be?
I would tell my younger self to keep going and never give up on my dreams.
What sacrifices have you had to make during your sports career, and what motivates you to stay focused?
The hardest sacrifice I've had to make is saying no to my friends to focus on my training. My passion for the sport and my desire to succeed motivates me to stay focused.
Rank the top five priorities currently in your life.
My top five priorities are boxing, school, friends, family, and gaming.
If you could choose any other sport to excel at, what would it be, and why?
I would choose soccer because I still enjoy playing it with my friends, and I played it when I was younger.
Where does your passion for coaching come from, and what was your reason for becoming an athlete?
My passion for coaching comes from my desire to share my knowledge and experience with others who are passionate about boxing. My reason for becoming an athlete was that I knew I had the talent to become the best, and I wanted to pursue it.
What are your preferred pre-game, locker room, and post-game routines?
Before a game, I like to be alone and focus on my own routine while listening to music. In the locker room, I prepare mentally and physically for the fight ahead. After the game, I reflect on my performance and assess areas for improvement.
What can we expect from you in the (near) future, and what are your plans and ambitions?
I plan to train hard and prepare myself for anything that comes my way, with the ultimate goal of becoming an Olympic champion. I am focused on my training and committed to achieving my ambition.