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Madison Paez

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    Twitter Name 
    Pembroke Pines, Florida 
    Current Hometown *
    Pembroke Pines, Florida 
    Height/ Weight 
    5'2"/113 pounds 
    Family (only child, brothers/sisters, ect) *
    Only child 
    What age did you start karate?
    What style of karate do you do? *
    Goju ryu 
    What's your favorite food? *
    What type of music do you listen to? *
    General pop music 
    What is your favorite music group or artist? *
    I do not have one, I basically listen to whatever is on the radio.
    Do you listen to music before you go it the ring? If so, what kind? *
    Do you have any pets? What kind?  *
    Yes, I have a German Shepherd
    What is your pets name?
    Do you have any hidden talents? *
    I'm pretty good at math; I'm on my school's math team
    How many hours a week do you workout in preparation for a major tournament?
    How many times have you made the Junior US Team and in what events? *
    This is my first time making the team, and it was in 14-15 female elite kata.
    Who is your favorite superhero?
    I don't have one
    Who is your hero in real life? Why? *
    My heroes in real life would definitely be my parents. Without them , I wouldn't be where I am today. 
    Besides karate, I enjoy CrossFit and doing math!
    Favorite Quote *
    "Hard work beats talent when talent doesn't work hard"
    Biggest Win. Why? *
    My biggest win would be the silver medal I earned this year in 14-15 kata. Although I have earned gold medals at nationals in the past, making the team is something that I'm extremely proud of. 
    What do you love about competition? *
    I'm a competitive person, and I really enjoy the vibe that competitions bring. 
    Favorite way to relax? *
    My favorite way to relax is to take a really hot shower and go to sleep. 
    Where do you get your inspiration from? *
    I look up to my Sensei, Joseph Martinez and everyone else that helps me improve. Where I get most of my inspiration from, however, is within myself. Everyday I strive to become better and better.


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