PF: How old are you?
CS: I’m 10 years old.
PF: What school do you go to?
CS: I go to Black Rock Middle School. Go Royals!!
PF: What sports do you play?
CS: Karate, baseball, golf and tennis.
PF: Which sport is your favorite?
PF: How long have you been involved in karate?
CS: I started when I was 3.
PF: How often do you practice your sports?
CS: I have about 5 karate class a week.
PF: What’s your jersey number? Did you get to pick it?
CS: No Jerseys in karate, but for baseball I’m number 7
PF: Lucky #7; Do you mostly compete individually or on a team?
CS: Karate is mostly individual, but I’m also on the demo karate team.
PF: Do most of your closest friends play sports?
CS: Almost all my friends play sports.
PF: I bet it’s especially fun when you and your friends are on the same team.
CS: That’s why baseball is extra special to me because so many of my friends are on my team.
PF: Is anyone in your family athletic?
CS: My Dad.
PF: What sports or athletic activities do they do?
CS: He played football in college.
PF: Do you have any pets?
CS: Yes, my dog Bisou.
PF: Does your dog play sports with you?
CS: No, he’s lazy and fat, but really cute!
PF: Ha! Adorable. So, do you love school?
CS: No, it takes up too much of my day.
PF: Ok then, if you had to choose, what is your favorite subject?
PF: Who is your favorite teacher and why?
CS: My favorite karate teacher is Mr. Fred. My favorite teacher at school is my Latin teacher Mrs. Vogel.
PF: What’s the key to balancing your school and athletic activities and doing well in both?
CS: Practice, practice, practice, study, study, study!
PF: Awesome plan for success! What are your other extracurricular activities?
CS: Piano, trumpet, golf, baseball, tennis, and the Rubik’s cube.
PF: Well, it sounds like all your activities keep you healthy, happy and active for sure!
CS: Yeah, I love it!
PF: Do you plan on playing a sport in college? Which one?
CS: I plan to do karate for the rest of my life!
PF: Who is your biggest role model?
CS: Bruce Lee.
PF: Who is the best athlete of all time in your opinion and why?
CS: Bruce Lee because he’s the best at what he does.
PF: What do you like most about living in Philadelphia?
CS: I like that I live near Philadelphia because it’s cool to go into the city, but I also like having a house with a yard that I can play in.
PF: Is there anything else you’d like for Philadelphia to know about Chris Skoff?
PF: Well, then I guess that’s a wrap, thank you; let us know about your next big competition so we can post an update.
CS: I (or probably my Mom) will. Thank you so much!