Get to know: Charlie Bunn
A phenomenal athlete and student, Charlie Bunn brings his positivity to the classroom and the pool. Through his first two years, he has set multiple school records and was named the most valuable swimmer on the Bettendorf team last year.
As swimming season prepares to start, Bunn looks to continue his success. With Bunn at the helm, the team hopes to make another strong push at state.
What are you most excited for this year?
"I am excited to get in another season of swimming with my bros."
What is your favorite memory as a Bulldog?
"My favorite memory as a Bulldog happened in the pool. One day, Noah Zapolski got dragged across the diving board by Nick Lank. I enjoyed that."
What is your best advice for the freshmen?
"You need to put in that work in order to be successful."
If not swimming, what sport would you play?
"Competitive LARPing (live action role-playing game)."
Do you have any pre-meet rituals?
"Whole lot of pre race. PreRace is a pre-exercise supplement developed to provide endurance athletes with a potent mental and cardiac jump-start prior to races."
When you're not practicing, what is your favorite thing to do?
I love to play Xbox. I play a lot of Fortnite, Rainbow Six Siege, and Battlefield 1. I play with DoritosLocosTac (Tyger Callahan), Amanbrother4 (Caleb Aman), and ottav12 (Andrew Ottavianelli)."
What’s the craziest fashion trend you ever rocked?
"In the eighth grade, I used tuck my pants in socks a lot. That was not a great look."
What’s your best idea for a reality TV show?
"I want to create a TV show that follows my journey of becoming the most famous LARPer of all time. My co-stars would be Griffen Deere and JR Baker."
If you could choose anywhere to live, where would you choose?
"I would love to live in Colorado. I like mountains a lot."
Bunn with the 2018 Bettendorf Swimming team.