Prep Spotlight: Durango’s Aedan Hall, Kai Skowlund look to impress at state tennis

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Prep Spotlight: Durango’s Aedan Hall, Kai Skowlund look to impress at state tennis

No. 1 doubles team gears up for stiff competition
Durango High School boys tennis No. 1 doubles team Aedan Hall, left, and Kai Skowlund, were the only state qualifiers for the Demons.

Prep Spotlight: Durango’s Aedan Hall, Kai Skowlund look to impress at state tennis

Durango High School boys tennis No. 1 doubles team Aedan Hall, left, and Kai Skowlund, were the only state qualifiers for the Demons.
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Behind the scenes: Kai Skowlund

What is your favorite movie?: “The Edge of Tomorrow”

Who is your favorite artist?: The Red Hot Chili Peppers

What is your favorite local restaurant?: Zia Taqueria

Do you have a favorite childhood book?: “Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire” by J.K. Rowling

Who is your favorite professional athlete?: Nick Kyrgios

What is your favorite local outdoor activity?: Biking Horse Gulch

Do you have a dream vacation?: Japan to go skiing

If you could have any superpower, what would you pick?: The ability to fly because it’d be fun, and you wouldn’t have to pay for plane tickets.

What teacher has had the biggest impact on you?: Ms. Sasha Creeden for environmental sciences. That class got me interested in the subject.

Who is your role model?: My parents because they help me with everything, and are really supportive of me both in school and in sports.

Behind the scenes: Aedan Hall

What is your favorite movie?: “Happy Gilmore”

Who is your favorite artist?: Ed Sheeran

What is your favorite local restaurant?: Macho’s Fast Mexican Food

Do you have a favorite childhood book?: The “Percy Jackson” series by Rick Riordan

Do you have a dream car?: An Audi R8

Who is your favorite professional athlete?: Pavel Datsyuk from the Detroit Red Wings.

What is your favorite local outdoor activity?: Skiing Upper Hades at Purgatory.

Do you have a dream vacation?: Spain because I know quite a bit of Spanish, and it’d be fun to work with that.

If you could have any superpower, what would you pick?: Invisibility because you could go places you normally couldn’t go, and do things you probably wouldn’t be able to normally do.

What teacher has had the biggest impact on you?: Mr. Todd Jolley and Ms. Creeden because I can look up to them because of their views on life, and you can look up to them for not just academic needs. They’re just people that you can talk to.

Who is your role model?: My guitar instructor, Fred Kosak at iAM Music. As a musician, he helps me out a lot and is a huge role model in that field.

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