Name: Karina Boyle

Awards/Honors: Senior Coaches Award for Walnut Creek Aquanuts, Middle School Honor Roll Student

Goal: Go to the Olympics in 2016

Athletic Achievements: 2013 UANA Pan American Championships Team 1st; 2013 U.S. Junior Nationals Combo 1st, Team 2nd, Duet 2nd, Solo 4th, Figures 4th; 2012 Fina World Trophy Cup Combo 7th, Team 6th, Highlight 9th;  2012 Jr Worlds Combo 9th, Team 9th;  2012 US Jr Nationals Team 1st, Solo 15th, Figures 16th;  2011 US Jr Nationals Team 3rd, 2011 Comen Cup Combo 5th, Team 6th, Duet 8th;  2010 Jr Worlds Duet preswimmer;  2010 eSynchro National Championships Team 1st, Trio 3rd;  2009 eSynchro Age Group Championships Team 8th;  2008 UANA Pan American Championships Team 4th, Duet 4th, Solo 10th;  2007 eSynchro Age Group Championships Team 1st, Trio 3rd

Getting to know Karina Boyle

Favorite food: Chicken curry with bananas and peaches

Least favorite food: Avocados

Favorite book: “The Lucky One”

Favorite movie: “The Titanic”

Favorite TV show: “The Vampire Diaries”

Favorite actor/actress: Jennifer Lawrence

Top songs on your iPod: “Drunk on You,” “See You Again,” Tim McGraw 

Most “embarrassing” song on your iPod: “What Makes You Beautiful”

Person who had the most influence on me becoming a synchronized swimmer: My best friend and teammate Rina Horii

Favorite sport to watch: Football

Your pre-competition ritual: Team cheer

Sport you would be competing in if not for synchro: Swimming

Person I would most like to meet: Luke Bryan

Favorite animal: Dolphin

What do you like to do in your spare time? Hang out with my friends, read, go to the movies

If you could live anywhere in the world, where would it be? Italy

What is your favorite room in your house and why? My bedroom, because it is peaceful and relaxing

What is the one luxury item that you could not do without? My iPhone

Are you a morning person, afternoon person or night person? Afternoon

What is your favorite subject in school? History

If you could see any musical act or performer (dead or alive) in concert, who would it be? Luke Bryan

If you won the lottery, what is the first thing that you would buy or pay for? A trip through Europe and the Country Music Mega Ticket      

If you could have one super power, what would it be? Breathing underwater –  it would make this sport so much easier.

If a movie was made about your life, which actress would you want to play you? Jennifer Lawrence

If you were stranded on a desert island, what three things would you take with you? My phone, my boat so I could get away and my cats

What is your pet peeve? When teachers call me Katrina instead of Karina