State Champion Spotlight: Max Spaulding (Winslow)


State Champion Spotlight: Max Spaulding (Winslow)


What were your preparations leading up to the state meet?

My preparations leading up to the state meet was hard my coach and I in the beginning of the season had to figure out what events I was going to be doing to be able to place high in the standing.


What was one thing that you focused on this winter that made a difference in your performance?

One thing I really focused on this year was my hurdle form towards the last couple meet watch videos of my self I was able to how much improvement I was gaining.


You dominated the 400m at the state meet winning by over 1.5 seconds, what was your race plan?

After winning the 400 at states was very exciting as this was the event I was mostly looking forward to. I really made sure to rest and stretch going into that race as I knew it was going to be a really tough race. My coach and I had been working on how I should be running the 400 all season and doing so I was able to break my personal records over and over. During my race at states coming around the second turn I really felt good and that it was going to be a great second lap. 

Coming into the season what were your goals and did you achieve them?

After finishing I was shocked to see I had run sub 52 which was one of my goals coming into the season.
Another goal of mine was to break the school record in triple jump which I was able to accomplish by over a foot and Half.

What have your coaches meant to your success?

My coaches have been a huge part in my success not only do they know what they are doing but everyone on our team is close with them and you can just be your self which went a long way to having fun practices a great, fun successful year.

How do you think winning an individual state title will effect you heading into outdoors?

Winning a state title in indoor was a very good achievement of mine but I know going into the outdoor season I am going to be having a lot more competition which is also a good thing knowing I am going to be able to have people to push me to a better time.


Spaulding's 400m Progression

400M
INDOOR Graph
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2017-18 Indoor Performances

2018SEASONEVENTMEETDATEPLACEROUND
8.31Indoor55HNew England Indoor Championships21stPrelims>
1:25.45Indoor600mNew England Indoor Championships19thFinals>
8.11Indoor55HClass B Indoor State Championship3rdFinals>
8.18Indoor55HClass B Indoor State Championship3rdPrelims>
23.58Indoor200mClass B Indoor State Championship4thFinals>
51.91Indoor400mClass B Indoor State Championship1stFinals>
8.36Indoor55HKVAC Championship1stFinals>
24.07Indoor200mKVAC Championship1stFinals>
53.16Indoor400mKVAC Championship1stFinals>
8.51Indoor55HKVAC: Bwick, Mt. A, Win, WTVL Lew, Nok, MCI, Lincoln Academy1stFinals>
24.16Indoor200mKVAC: Bwick, Mt. A, Win, WTVL Lew, Nok, MCI, Lincoln Academy1stFinals>
52.16Indoor400mKVAC: Bwick, Mt. A, Win, WTVL Lew, Nok, MCI, Lincoln Academy1stFinals>
8.52Indoor55HKVAC: Bel, Ersk Acad, EL, Ocean, Mt. A, Mess, Skow, Winslow2ndFinals>
23.85Indoor200mKVAC: Bel, Ersk Acad, EL, Ocean, Mt. A, Mess, Skow, Winslow1stFinals>
52.73Indoor400mKVAC: Bel, Ersk Acad, EL, Ocean, Mt. A, Mess, Skow, Winslow1stFinals>
24.84Indoor200mKVAC: WTVL, Win, Cony, ErsK Acad, MCI, Nok Skow, Law1stFinals>
53.25Indoor400mKVAC: WTVL, Win, Cony, ErsK Acad, MCI, Nok Skow, Law1stFinals>
2017SEASONEVENTMEETDATEPLACEROUND
41-7.5IndoorTJKVAC:Mess, Lew, Ocean, Law, Win, EL,MCI, Nok1stFinals>
8.42Indoor55HKVAC:Mess, Lew, Ocean, Law, Win, EL,MCI, Nok1stFinals>
23.76Indoor200mKVAC:Mess, Lew, Ocean, Law, Win, EL,MCI, Nok1stFinals>
39-7IndoorTJKVAC: EL,Mess,Lew, Law, MCI, Nok, Win1stFinals>
8.54Indoor55HKVAC: EL,Mess,Lew, Law, MCI, Nok, Win1stFinals>
53.21Indoor400mKVAC: EL,Mess,Lew, Law, MCI, Nok, Win1stFinals>
40-0IndoorTJKVAC: Bel, Erskine, EL, Oceanside, Mt. Ar, Mess, Skow, Win2ndFinals>
8.48Indoor55HKVAC: Bel, Erskine, EL, Oceanside, Mt. Ar, Mess, Skow, Win1stFinals>
52.76Indoor400mKVAC: Bel, Erskine, EL, Oceanside, Mt. Ar, Mess, Skow, Win1stFinals>


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