Full Name: Thomas Babcock
Birthday: February 21st, 2002
School: Mill Creek Middle School
Wrestling Club: Mill Valley Kids Wrestling Club
Hometown: Shawnee, Kansas
Weight Class: 115 lbs.
Most significant wins/accomplishments: In his first year wrestling, he qualified for Districts.
Thomas Babcock knows what he wants and strives to go out and get it! He's a fierce competitor and a ruthless fighter, embodying all that it takes to go out and get all that he wants in the world of wrestling. Thomas has been a great addition to the Quest, and we are happy to have had him. So whether it's learning about his favorite things to do outside of wrestling, or what his best move is, be sure to read on to learn a little more about this bright young talent!
Why do you enjoy wrestling?
I enjoy the competitiveness.
What's the most important thing wrestling has taught you?
I’ve learned to not give up and to keep working hard regardless of the losses.
What's the best advice your coach has given you?
“You can always make a bad position into a good position.”
How do you handle tough defeats?
I put it behind me and move on to the next challenge.
What’s your proudest achievement as a wrestler?
Getting to districts in my first year of wrestling.
What's your favorite wrestling move?
Head & Arm Throw.
Do you have a hero/role model?
I don’t really look up to anyone, but I look to my twin brother for guidance, help and support. We’re each other’s biggest supporter and competitor.
What's your favorite subject in school?
Do you play any sports aside from wrestling?
Football, basketball, and track and field.
Do you have any other hobbies outside of wrestling?
Magic: The Gathering, Video Games, Computer coding, camping, fishing, playing chess
What are your goals for your wrestling career?
My goal is to become a state champion in high school.
What are your goals for the next 1-5 years?
By the time I graduate high school, I want to be accepted into my school of choice (preferably an Ivy League).
.What is your biggest area where you could improve?
Staying healthy – I need to eat better, drink more water and be more physical.
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