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.