Name: Trevor Hamilton
Where do you live? Grand Rapids, MI
What type of athlete are you? Hockey Player
Do you have a day job or are you a professional athlete? Professional Athlete
How long have you been participating in this sport? Ever since I could walk
What athletes do you look up to? My father was a huge influence on my hockey career and I always looked up to him. He helped coach me ever since I was little.
What got you excited about athletics? When my father used to play, I wanted to be just like him. Going out on the ice is a place where you can just let go of all distractions and go have fun.
What is your training regiment? We typically play anywhere from two to four games per week. Our schedule is a lot of travel but it is fun.We usually get to the rink around 8:30 AM for a work out and then practice is at 10:30 AM and usually runs till 11:30 or 12 PM.
Describe your perfect day. What does it consist of? My perfect day would be to get up around 8:30, make breakfast (consisting of eggs, turkey bacon, toast or oatmeal), go to the rink, practice, go to lunch with the guys. Then come home to play a little Xbox, make dinner with my roommates and then either sit down to watch a hockey or football game.
What is your diet like? I try to eat pretty healthy. I eat a lot of chicken, vegetables and pasta. My favorite junk food is most definitely pizza or brownies/cookies.
How do you take care of yourself? I take a lot of naps in order to let my body recover. After practice, I typically sit in the hot tub and the cold tub to let the legs recover.
What was your impression of the Silipos Oval Lace Bite product we sent you? How did it add value to you? What did you like about it? I loved the Silipos product. In the past, I have had trouble with lace bite and this will definitely help prevent it later on down the road. They are very comfortable in the skate and fit tight to your foot so it feels like there is not extra padding there.
Would you recommend Silipos products to other athletes? If you are a hockey player and have had lace bite or never want to get it, I would most definitely recommend this product, as it gives a way to prevent such a nagging injury.
What is one piece of advice you would give to an aspiring athlete? One piece of advice I would give to other athletes is to take your time. Every athlete has their own path and if that's playing in the minors or juniors for a couple extra years to develop your game, then so be it. Everyone is in such a rush now to get to college or the pros and play. There are so many gifted athletes out there, but like my favorite quote says "hard work beats talent, when talent doesn't work hard."
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