Friday Focus: Holland Davis
March 25, 2011
Each week, GoAirForceFalcons.com will spotlight a member of the Air Force women's gymnastics team with an online feature called "Friday Focus". This week, gymnastics fans can get to know Holland Davis, an Air Force senior from Dadeville, Ala. Click here to get to know Davis outside of the gym.
When you were a little kid, what did you want to be when you grow up? I wanted to work at the Piggly Wiggly
What is one thing that you just can't live without? My fiancée
If you had $1,000,000, what would you do? Travel the world, skiing and rock climbing at all of my dream spots
What is your favorite vacation spot? Mallorca, Spain
What is the most interesting place you have traveled to? Morocco
What is one song that you're tired of hearing? Any of Garrett's music
What is your favorite drink at Starbucks? Ewwh Starbucks! I prefer the Rockstar Light Vanilla coffee
What is your ringtone? Hey by Lil John & 3OH!3
Who should play you in your life story? Jessica Biel
What is your favorite flavor of ice cream? Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough
Who is your favorite TV character? Pam and Jim from the Office
What is your favorite song for karaoke? Ain't No Mountain High Enough
What is something that you are afraid? Super Hairy Backs
What was the first CD you ever bought? Backstreet Boys Millennium
What was your first job? Cleaning toilets for Mom and Dad
If you had a theme song, what would it be? Marching On by One Republic
If you could be on any TV show, what would it be? Jersey Shore
How many hours of sleep do you need (and now ... how many do you get?) 8 and no comment
What sports teams do you follow? Auburn, Alabama, and Air Force!
What do you want to do after graduation? Go Big
What is your proudest achievement? 3.9 GPA and 500 PFT last semester
What era would you most like to travel to? The 70s, so I could see my parents be crazy!
What is one thing about your hometown that you miss? The Lake and my family
What is your favorite movie of all-time? Sweet Home Alabama
What is a secret talent that few people know you have? If I told you, it wouldn't be a secret!
Where is your favorite place to relax? In my bed whenever I can especially between classes or right before gym
How did you get started in gymnastics? My parents enrolled me in a tumbling class at the Rec Center when I was 5
What challenge do you find in gymnastics that you don't find in any other sport? I don't think in any other sport do you go to bed scared about what you have to do at practice the next day.
What do you like best about gymnastics? Being scared every day
What is your favorite sport besides gymnastics? Rock Climbing
What was the best moment from a road trip last season? Britany's Worm and Buttkiss the Moose
What is your advice for young gymnasts? Leave your worries at the door and give 100% every day because someone is always looking up to you
Describe your personality in two words: awesome and kind
Who are the biggest influences in your life and why? My biggest influence is my Dad. He taught me to always have a good attitude, give 100%, and look for the best in every person and every situation.
How do you balance your athletics, academics and military duties? Lots of blood, sweat, and tears
Who is your favorite non-gymnast athlete(s) at the Academy? Jessica White the dancer!
What is your favorite class? Rock Climbing
Who is your favorite professor/AOC/etc.? Maj Martin
What is your favorite place on the Academy grounds? Our gymnastics gym
What were your first thoughts of the Academy? "This is going to be a crazy ride."
Who are your biggest fans? My family, my fiancée, Jessica White, the parents club from Alabama, and my team
What was your most memorable "welcome to college" moment? The bus ride to "the footprints" on Inprocessing Day