Blake Lehmann, Central High School

When did you start swimming? How did you get started? What teams or clubs have you
swum with?

I started swimming when I was 6 years old. My mom signed me and my siblings up to swim in the summer at Indian Acres. I swam at Central High School. And… I have swum “sporadically” with HEAT the past few years.

What are your college plans? Will you swim? What will you major in?
I am currently attending and swimming at DePauw University. My major is currently undecided, but I am leaning towards a major in Kinesiology.

What have you learned from swimming?
I have learned that your effort determines your success. My mom tells me all the time “what you put in is what you get out”… and not just swimming, in everything you do!

What is your favorite swimming memory?
Swimming at the IHSA State Meet my senior year and tying Dan Trupin’s school record in the 50-yd. free.

What is your favorite event? Least favorite?
My favorite event is the 50-yd. freestyle. My least favorite event is the 500-yd. freestyle --- way too long!

What is your favorite movie? Favorite food? Favorite place?
My favorite movie is “Lord of the Rings – Two Towers”.
My favorite food is anything from Taco Bell!
My favorite place is Costa Rica.

What 3 people would you invite to dinner?
I would like to have dinner with: the “Dos Equis” Man, Michael Jordan, and Peyton Manning.

Tell us something about yourself that people might find surprising or interesting.
Maybe not surprising --- but I love to dance!
Interesting --- I used to be a band geek! I can play three musical instruments --- piano, trumpet, and baritone!