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Versey’s handstand ability second to none

North’s Nadia Versey recently committed to UW-Eau Claire to compete in the pole vault on the track and field team.

But first, the senior is wrapping up her fourth varsity season on the Sheboygan co-op gymnastics team after she tied for ninth on the bars at the conference meet last year.

She also has other talents, as described in 20 Questions …

Q: What is a hidden talent you have?

A: I can do a handstand on a Hoverboard.

Q: What was the most embarrassing moment for you in any sport?

A: I was at a gymnastics meet and I was doing my new skill on bars. It was a straddle back and I missed my hands. I smacked my chin on the bar and I bit my tongue. My tongue was bleeding and it was pretty embarrassing.

Q: What’s the longest you’ve been without a cell phone and how did you survive?

A: Maybe a full 24 hours. It wasn’t too bad. I kept myself occupied.

Q: What is the most trouble you’ve ever gotten into as a child?

A: I went into my mom’s makeup when I was little and ruined all of her expensive stuff.

Q: What is your least favorite school subject?

A: History. I just think it’s kind of boring. I like hands-on learning.

Q: If you were principal for a day, what would you do?

A: I think I would throw like a giant party in the commons, like food party. Maybe a dance party?

Q: If you could be anything or do anything for a living, what would it be?

A:  A pediatric dentist.

Q: What scares you the most?

A: Failing in order to succeed.

Q: What is the best restaurant in the area?

A: I like Qdoba, but I also like Lino’s. That’s my favorite fancy place.

Q: Favorite movie?

A: Pitch Perfect.

Q: What is the one TV show you always have to watch?

A: The Fosters.

Q: What’s the best band or musician of all time?

A: Harry Styles and One Direction.

Q: What is the song you enjoy the most but are afraid to admit?

A: I like Halo or Girl on Fire.

Q: How would you describe your bedroom?

A: Kind of messy with clothes on the floor. It’s all grey, white and block. Not very colorful. Pretty ascetic I guess. There’s lots of pictures, mirrors, pineapple. My favorite thing pineapple, so I have a lot of pineapple stuff in my room.

Q: Favorite and least favorite athlete?

A: Gymnast Nastia Luikin and least favorite is Antonio Brown.

Q: What celebrity do you have a crush on?

A: Zac Efron.

Q: What is the biggest pet peeve or superstition you have?

A: My biggest pet peeve is when people chew with their mouth open, or talk when they have food in their mouth.

Q: What’s the funniest thing that’s happened at one of your jobs?

A: I was babysitting and a little kid peed on me one time.

Q: Let’s say you just won the lottery. What do you do?

A: Shopping spree.

Q: What’s the one video game no one can beat you at?

A: Mario Kart.

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