Name: Nate Vargas
This week’s accomplishment: Vargas won the Mojave River League championship at 152 pounds with an 11-4 victory in the finals Friday. He reached the championship match with a technical fall in the semifinals.
What do you like most about your sport: Not relying on anyone else but yourself.
How long have you been playing your sport and how did you get started: I’ve been grappling since I was 6 years old, but I was introduced into wrestling at the age of 9 in coach Humphrey’s wrestling room.
Pregame ritual: Visualizing success in my matches.
Most memorable sports moment: Technical fall over my opponent in the finals at CIF.
If you could be someone else for a day, who would it be and why: My brother, he ain’t no joke.
Something most people don’t know about you: My middle name is my first name.
How would you spend $1 million: Invest into business and make more money like Mark Cuban.
Where would you go if you could travel anywhere in the world: Bahamas
If you had an extra hour every day, how would you spend it: I would spend it with my brother and my parents.
What superpower do you wish you had: Being immortal
Favorite sports team: Oklahoma State Cowboys, the Money Team
Favorite athlete: Nate Diaz
Favorite superhero: Deadpool
Favorite TV show: “Martin” or “Eastbound & Down”
Favorite movie: “Fifty Shades of Grey”
Favorite song: “KRS 1” by My Philosophy
Favorite meal: Tacos
Favorite local restaurant: Casa Jimenez
Favorite app: Twitter
Twitter handle: @RealThatDudeNV
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