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Zaylin Pinto

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    Twitter Name 
    Greenville, SC
    Current Hometown *
    Greenville, SC
    Height/ Weight 
    5' 2"/87 lb.
    Family (only child, brothers/sisters, ect) *
    2 brothers, 1 sister
    What age did you start karate?
    What style of karate do you do? *
    Wado Ryu
    What's your favorite food? *
    What type of music do you listen to? *
    What is your favorite music group or artist? *
    Lil Wayne
    Do you listen to music before you go it the ring? If so, what kind? *
    Do you have any pets? What kind?  *
    What is your pets name?
    Do you have any hidden talents? *
    Drawing, football, basketball
    How many hours a week do you workout in preparation for a major tournament?
    10 1/2
    How many times have you made the Junior US Team and in what events? *
    This is my first time.
    Who is your favorite superhero?
    Who is your hero in real life? Why? *
    My Uncle Valy because he saved me from drowning when I was little.
    Sports, drawing
    Favorite Quote *
    "I'll be back."
    Biggest Win. Why? *
    This year's nationals because it was my first tournament competing in the elite division. Also, because I accomplished one of my main goals: making the Junior Team.
    What do you love about competition? *
    Being able to go home a winner.
    Favorite way to relax? *
    Sit on the couch with a bowl of ice cream and watch a movie.
    Where do you get your inspiration from? *
    From my cousin Mekko and my senseis.


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