Christina Luciano, holds the senior weight throw record for Somers High School, at 32’ 11”.
How old were you when you started throwing and what got you started?
I was 14 years old and it was my older brother who was a thrower who got me into it.
What is your favorite thing about being on the Somers track and field team?
The other athletes.
What is your favorite throwing event?
Who has been your biggest role model over the years and what have you learned from them?
My older brother, who broke the high school record in weight throw when he was a senior. He always worked hard and always told me to do the same. He taught me my techniques.
Tell us one thing about yourself that not a lot of people know.
I am always cold.
Do you plan on throwing in college?
Do you know what you want to study in college? If yes, what are you planning on studying and why?
I am going to college for dietetics because I have found a passion for it.
What is your favorite music to listen to warming up for a meet?
My playlist is very broad but I like to listen to Post Malone before pre-meets.
If you could have one superpower, what would it be and why?
Invisibility, so you can avoid people.
If you could pick one place to visit on vacation that you’ve never been to, where would you go and why?
Aruba, because it looks beautiful.
Best place to eat in Somers and why?
Chili’s, because I love their chicken alfredo.
What is your favorite social media? Why?
Snapchat, because it is easy to connect with people.
What would you tell other young athletes growing up in the Somers district about the experience of being part of the track and field team?
It’s a very welcoming team and we all have a lot of fun together. Even if you are not a runner there are plenty of other events that you can try and might end up enjoying.