Bre Tessier, a senior on the Dickinson Trinity track and field team, has dominated in javelin all season. She's finished no lower than third, winning the event six times out of nine meets, including at the Southwest Regional Meet on Friday, May 17 at Bowman County High School.
In the downpour and cold temperatures, Tessier threw 102 feet, eight inches, far from her personal-best throw of 125-03.
She also finished 18th in the shot put at the regional meet with a heave of 26 feet, nine inches.
DP: You've done well this season, particularly in javelin. What has been your key to success?
BT: "Just going through the steps and everything that I need to focus to get it to fly good."
DP: How long have you been competing in track and what do you most enjoy about it?
BT: "I've been competing in track since seventh grade and I enjoy my teammates and the social aspect and it's just a great family."
DP: Do you participate in anything else?
BT: "I'm also in basketball and volleyball."
DP: What is your earliest (track related) sports memory?
BT: "My earliest memory for track would be Hershey's track and field meets."
DP: Do you have a favorite athlete?
BT: "When I was younger, I was in gymnastics, so it's always been Simone Biles."
DP: If you had to eat one food for the rest of your life, what would it be?
DP: Snapchat or Instagram?
DP: Coke or Pepsi?
DP: Country or hip-hop?
BT: "It depends on the day."
DP: Are you a good dancer or a bad dancer?
BT: "Probably, bad."
DP: Track or any other sport?
DP: Who, or what, is your greatest inspiration to succeed?
BT: "My parents, for sure. They always come to my sporting events and support me in everything I do."