Allyson Felix plays word association at espnW: Women + Sports Summit
Fun fact of the day: Nine-time Olympic medalist Allyson Felix's favorite ice cream is Oatmeal Cookie Chunk.
In a conversation with ESPN's Sage Steele at the espnW: Women + Sports Summit, the Team USA track star discussed her Olympic journey and experience at this summer's Rio Games. Steele ended the session with a game of word association, asking Felix questions ranging from her favorite ice cream to her favorite hobby.
Here are some of Felix's answers:
Sage Steele: Favorite Ice Cream?
Allyson Felix: Ben & Jerry's Oatmeal Cookie Chunk. I have a problem with snacking, I need to do better. Will (brother and agent) likes to call me a fat kid. He outed me in an article saying I have powdered donuts next to my bed.
SS: Favorite color?
AF: Blue, specifically Tiffany blue.
SS: Favorite TV show?
AF: Fresh Prince [of Bel Air]
SS: Favorite movie?
AF: Coming to America
SS: Favorite book?
AF: The Bible. My faith is so important, so I'm always going back to the Bible.
SS: Favorite hobby?
SS: What are you most proud of?
AF: Always having character and integrity intact. In sports, you have to win. You do all these things to be successful. I may not have the fastest times, but I did it the right way. That's important for me and for the future of the sport.Sean Hurd is a Digital Media Associate for ESPN. Follow him @seanahurd