Manuel Lopez: HERO Quest LEGEND

April 16, 2015 5 Comments

 





 

 

 

 

 

Full Name: Manuel Josiah Lopez Jr.

Birthday: June 16th, 2006

Wrestling Club: Skyview Youth Wrestling

School: York International

Hometown: Thornton, Colorado

Weight Class: 58 lbs.   

Most significant wins/accomplishments: Ranking 3rd and 4th 2 weight classes Who's Bad RMN. 4th place New Mexico Showdown RMN. Placing in 2 brackets at Rocky Mountain Nationals RMN.

 

Manuel Lopez says it all with the awesome picture above. He's a kid with a great sense of humor and a passion for the sport of wrestling. His favorite thing is winning. But he knows how to move on from a loss and to never give up on the future. Manuel has contributed a lot to the HERO Quest, bringing his great attitude and fun spirit, and it has been terrific to have him along for the Quest. We hope you will read on to learn a little more about Manuel, and congratulate him on becoming a LEGEND!  



 

Why do you enjoy wrestling?

It's fun, I love to win, and I really love the challenges of wrestling.   

What's the most important thing wrestling has taught you? 

Never give up.   

What's the best advice your coach has given you? 

Keep on fighting and never give up!   

How do you handle tough defeats? 

Learn from your mistakes and work that much harder. 

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What’s your proudest achievement as a wrestler?

Winning at National Tournaments.  

 

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What's your favorite wrestling move?

The Cradle without a doubt!     

 

  

 

Do you have a hero or role model?

Aaron Pico. 

 

What's your favorite subject in school?

Math is fun!          

 

Do you play any sports aside from wrestling?

I also play football, soccer, and baseball.   

 

 

Do you have any other hobbies outside of wrestling? 

 

I like collecting rocks!   

What are your goals for your wrestling career? 

Try to get a scholarship to go to college and then train to be in the Olympics.  

What are your goals for the next 1-5 years? 

Train and work hard to be the absolute best. I want everyone to know who I am and I want them to fear me.  

What area could you most improve in? 

When I am on the bottom I need to work on getting out faster and not getting stuck.  

 

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5 Responses

Heather Auchtung
Heather Auchtung

May 01, 2015

Vote for Manuel Lopez!

Linda Boyer
Linda Boyer

April 28, 2015

Vote for Manuel Lopez! He’s a champion already and has a winning spirit!!

Sarah Wullkotte
Sarah Wullkotte

April 28, 2015

My vote is for Manuel Lopez!

Christie Bowman
Christie Bowman

April 28, 2015

Vote for Manuel Lopez!

Angie Crichfield
Angie Crichfield

April 28, 2015

I would like to vote for Manual Lopez for the grant scholarship for $1,000.00 for Hero Wrestling!
He’s Amazing!

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