Full Name: Elijah Bayne
Birthday: November 24th, 2006
School: Jewett Elementary
Wrestling Club: Southern Oregon Outlaws
Hometown: Central Point
Weight Class: 55 lbs.
Most significant wins/accomplishments: 2 x trinity award winner
Elijah Bayne brings with him great spirit and a never quit mentality! Best thing about this kid is that he treats a loss the same as a win, knowing that he can learn from it regardless. That is the HERO mentality! Go get 'em Elijah.
Why do you enjoy wrestling?
Because I have loved it since I was 4 years old, its lots of fun and I like the tournaments, and I love being with my dad and my sister and my best friend coach jerry ulrey. It teaches us to be respectful and good in a lot of other ways.
What's the most important thing wrestling has taught you?
It has taught me to be thankful to God that he had brought wrestling into my life, and it's taught me that its a tough sport but it will help me with other tough things in life.
What's the best advice your coach has given you?
Go out there and try your hardest but most of all have fun.
How do you handle tough defeats?
I treat a loss the same as a win, with kindness and good sportsmanship. And if I lose its gonna be practice even harder to fix my mistakes.
What’s your proudest achievement as a wrestler?
Getting to be blessed enough to win 2 trinity awards.
What's your favorite wrestling move?
Any kind of take-down!
Do you have a hero/role model?
What's your favorite subject in school?
Math, for some reason I feel like I'm the best at that out of all the subjects.
Do you play any sports aside from wrestling?
No others, I wrestle all year.
Do you have any other hobbies outside of wrestling?
I love church and xbox.
What are your goals for your wrestling career?
First 4 state titles, then some college titles, then the olympics.
What are your goals for the next 1-5 years?
To get better each year, learn more each day and try to win as many nats as God lets me.
.What is your biggest area where you could improve?
I need to get better at all area's.
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