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Student-Athlete of the Week - Adam Hadwin


March 25, 2009

Name: Adam Hadwin

Sport: Men's Golf

Post-college ambition: Turn professional and become the #1 golfer in the world.

Person with greatest influence in athletic career: My parents

Biggest thrill in sports: Traveling to Japan to represent my country.

Athlete you most admire: Tiger Woods

What impresses you most about your coach(es): The effort they put in to improving each member of the team.

What has been your biggest obstacle to overcome: My mind

Hobbies and outside interests: Finance, cars, cooking and any other sport.

Favorite movie(s): American Gangster, I am Legend, The Pursuit of Happyness

Favorite TV show(s): Family Guy, Mad Money, The Real World

Favorite musical group/artist: Lil Wayne, Akon

Favorite foods: Anything meat

Favorite class: Finance 401 (Investments)

Favorite book: The DaVinci Code, Fearless Golf

Favorite funny movie quote: "Rule #76, Play like a champion."

Favorite professional team: Vancouver Canucks

Favorite sports writer or announcer: David Faherty

Person you'd most like to meet: Tiger Woods

Words that describes you best are: Competitive, hard-working

Best advice you've gotten about sports: "Hard work will beat talent in the long run."

What people should know about you but probably don't: I love to cook.

If you could have dinner with three people (current, historical or fictional), who would it be: Tiger Woods, Jim Cramer, Will Smith

Why you chose U of L: Great facilities, great academics.

Best part of being an athlete: The amount of support we receive.

The moment you realized you were really good at your sport: Selected to play for Team Canada in the World Junior Golf Team Championship in Japan.

If you won the lottery, you would use the money for: Pay off my parents' debt, start my career in golf



The strangest thing that has ever happened to you while you were competing in your sport: Having a golf ball get stuck up a tree

What is your favorite place you have ever visited: Grandma's House!

What is your favorite season or seasons of the year (spring, summer, etc.): Spring and Summer

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