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D6 Athlete of the Week - Simon Kelati



Simon Kelati Student Name: Simon Kelati

School: Greeley Central High School

Grade Level: Senior

Sport(s): Cross Country



What are some of your most memorable athletic accomplishments? 

Two of Simon's most memorable athletic accomplishments are getting 12th at State Cross Country last year as well as being able to run in Arizona at the Nike Cross Regionals last November. The Nike Cross Regionals allows runners the opportunity to race for their spot at the Nike Cross Finals in Portland, Oregon. 


What are your goals for this upcoming season? 

According to Simon, "My biggest goal is to win the 4A State Championship if not place top 3."


What is one lesson you have learned from playing high school sports? 

The most important lesson that Simon has learned from playing high school sports is, "In order to be successful in something, you've got to sacrifice for it."


What are your career or college plans after you graduate high school?

Simon would like to continue his running career at a four year college while pursuing a degree in Business Management.


What is on your Pre-Game Music Playlist? 

Simon does not have a Pre-Meet Music Playlist, but he does have a Pre-Meet ritual that includes stretching and warming up.