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Blackwell’s Kevin Rios – Athlete Spotlight – Presented by Stillwater Medical Blackwell Primary Care

VYPE: What has your sport taught you that you use in your daily life?
Kevin: Basketball has taught me to how to have hard work and determination.
VYPE: What is your favorite part about being on a team? 
Kevin: Being able to connect with people and build bonds that will last forever.

VYPE: Why are you passionate about your sport?
Kevin: The fast-paced nature of basketball and the high level of skills that is required to play.

VYPE: Who inspires you and why?
Kevin: Kobe Bryant, his hard work and determination to be the best is what inspired me.
VYPE: What teammate has left the biggest impression on you and why?
Kevin: Kendyn Rogers made the biggest impression on me. He is always doing the right thing when no one is watching and has a good work ethic.
VYPE: When and how did you first get into playing your sport?
Kevin: growing up with an older brother playing basketball and I always strived to be as good as he was.
VYPE: What has been your favorite memory of playing?
Kevin: When we beat Luther by a buzzer beater in the first-round regionals.

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