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Trailing the Noles
Meet Amanda Skillen and Christopher Rego of FSU cross country.

Meet Amanda Skillen and Christopher Rego of FSU cross country.

Sept. 17, 2009

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Take time to read some fun facts about the Florida State cross country student-athletes.

Name: Amanda Skillen

If you could have lunch with three people, past present or future, who would they be? My Grandma, Prefontaine, and Maura Tierney

What is your dream car? Shelby Mustang

Who is a sport figure you look up to? Coach Harvey

What is your favorite restaurant in Tallahassee? Food Glorious Food

What is your biggest fear? Snakes

What is your motto or favorite quote? Running is a mental sport, and we're all insane.

If you could be anyone for a day, who would you pick and why? Barbara because she's so fast.

What do you look forward to the most the season? Breaking 20:00

If you didn't compete a sport, what would you be doing? Working

What is your favorite TV show? Gilmore Girls

If you could have one superpower, what would it be and why? To resist ever being sick

Three words that describe me are? Fun, Laid-Back, and Caring

Animal you'd fear most if set loose on a plane? Snake

First thing you do when you wake up? Turn the alarm to snooze

Why did you choose Florida State? To run

Favorite childhood memory: Playing Soccer and Summer Camp

What as your worst haircut as a kid? When my mom cut my bangs


Name: Christopher Rego

Nickname: Chris

If you could have lunch with three people, past present or future, who would they be? Tiger Woods

Who is a sport figure you look up to? Tiger Woods

What is your favorite restaurant in Tallahassee? Gordos

Who is your childhood hero? My dad and mom

What is your biggest fear? Heights

What is your motto or favorite quote? Second place is first loser

If you could be anyone for a day, who would you pick and why? Tiger Woods, I look up to him and want to see what he goes through in his day.

What do you look forward to the most the season? added competition to help me improve

If you didn't compete a sport, what would you be doing? Still be running

What is your favorite TV show? George Lopez

If you could have one superpower, what would it be and why? Invisible so I can blend in

Favorite post-game meal? Rice

What is your favorite movie? My Cousin Vinny

Three words that describe me are? Determined, Quiet, Helpful

Animal you'd fear most if set loose on a plane? Lion

First thing you do when you wake up? go to the bathroom

Road trip must haves: just the basics, maybe iPod or DVD

Why did you choose Florida State? Originally came for meteorology but have since switched to exercise science

Favorite childhood memory: My dad coaching my hockey team to state finals

What you didn't know about college life until you got to FSU? How much fun it was actually going to be

Who should play you in a movie of your life? George Lopez

What was your favorite toy as a child? Star wars action figures

What was your worst haircut as a kid? When I grew my hair out

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