Nathaniel Gilbert

Nathaniel  Gilbert


River Falls, WI

High School:
River Falls



At AFA: Has competed in several dual meets ... named to MWC All-Academic team in 2008, 2009 and 2010 ... scored a season-best 218.33 points vs. BYU in the 1-meter diving ... scored a season-best 223.13 points vs. Utah in the 3-meter diving.

High School: Lettered two years in diving ... coached by Roxanne VanDeWater ... recorded a pair of top 10 finishes at state championships ... also lettered a year in wrestling.

Personal: Member of cadet squadron 3 ... son of William and Deanna Gilbert ... majoring in electrical engineering ... named to superintendent's list his first semester at the Academy ... plans to become a pilot ... person in history he'd most like to meet is Vince Lombardi ... one noteworthy thing about his hometown is that the Kansas City Chiefs have training camp there ... favorite athlete is Brett Favre, because "he is incredibly passionate about doing what he loves" ... if he could be on any reality TV show, it would be Survivor ... if he could trade places with one of his teammates for a day, it would be Kyle Van Valkenburg, because "he is actually good at what he does" ... favorite quote: "Life is not a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in a pretty and well-preserved body, but rather to skid in broadside, thoroughly used up, totally worn out, and proclaiming--WOW--what a ride!"

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