• Getting to Know Stacy Sykora

    What are the top songs in your iPod?
    Everything you can imagine, I guess you can say that I “collect music”, from all over the world and I have over 100GB of it….

    What kind of car do you drive?
    Land Rover and a Harley Davison

    What do you like to do in your spare time?
    Art, Music, Video editing and basically anything to do with a computer…

    What do you envision doing as a career after competing for the national team?
    Becoming a famous moving star….Just Kidding, I really don’t know, I am still a kid and never really want to grow up

    Other than family, who would you like to invite to complete a dinner foursome (individuals can be dead or alive)?
    Angelina Jolie, Gia Marie Carangi, Jim Carey and Steven King

    Where would you like to spend a week’s vacation?
    Driving my motorcycle in Texas

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

    What is your favorite room in your house and why?
    Right now, in Italy, the living room because it is the biggest

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

    Rank the following types of television programs in order you like best: Reality TV, crime dramas, game shows, sit-coms, music television, cable news, sports.
    sports, crime dramas, music television, game shows, sit-coms, reality TV, cable news,

    What is your favorite television program?
    I don’t watch much TV but here in Italy, I like Walker, Texas Ranger, you should see them speak Italian it is great!

    What is your favorite movie?
    The Dark Crystal, Beast Master and Gia

    What is your favorite book?
    Ummmmmm, I don’t read

    Who is the funniest player on the women’s national team?
    I laugh at them all :)

    Who is the most under-rated player on the women’s national team?
    Robyn Ah-Mow Santos and Lindsey Berg

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

    What is your pre-match ritual?
    Visualize, elevate the legs, write down my goals, listen to music and dance

    On an airplane, would you rather, sleep, read, work on a computer or talk with the person sitting next to you?
    Work on the computer and talk

    What is the best thing about competing on the USA Women’s National Team?
    Doing the thing I love and loving doing it with the people I love

    What is your favorite volleyball drill?
    Any defensive drill

    What sport would you be competing in if not for volleyball?
    HMMMMMMM….Basketball, Heptathlon, Triathlon or a Soccer Goalie….

    Who is your favorite athlete?
    Flo Jo

    What is your favorite food?
    Sushi or Mexican

    What is your favorite restaurant to eat at?
    Casa Rodriguez in Bryan, Texas or Sushi Town in Las Palmas, Spain

    How many different languages can you converse in?
    Italian and Spanish but I understand a lot of similar languages

    What was your favorite subject in school?

    What is your fondest child-hood memory?
    I have so many, story telling is my life so to have to choose one right now, I would say, making commercials and a workout video with my friends in Burleson and honestly thinking I was gonna make it big one day on the big screen, I just recently watched them, yep, embarrassing

    What fad were you involved in during junior high school that many would be surprised to learn?
    Good Ole High Bangs, mine could stop the wind in its tracks

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

    If you won the lottery, what is the first thing that you would buy or pay for?
    Everything my family members ever wanted

    If you could live as one other person (celebrity or not) for one day, who would it be?
    Bin Laden, so when the day was over I would tell George where he is hiding :)

    If you could have one super power, what would it be?
    To stop, start, reverse and fast forward time

    If a movie was made about your life, which actor or actress would you want to play you?
    Angelina Jolie

    If you were stranded on a desert island, what three things would you take with you?
    My house with full plumbing and everything it has in it in Vegas. A plane with a pilot so I can leave when I wanted and a Super Wal-Mart

    If you could live in another time period for a week, which one would you choose?
    The Future, so I can bring back the ideas of the future and invent them first and be a millionaire

    If you could be on the cover of one magazine, which one would you choose?
    I don’t really know magazines but I would say Vogue, I guess

    What three words would you use to describe yourself?
    Unique, misunderstood, square

    What is your favorite holiday?
    I don’t really like holidays but I like the post-halloween candy sells

    What is your favorite season – winter, spring, summer or fall?

    What is one off-the-court talent that you have?

    What was the most defining moment in your life?
    Coming back to the National Team

    What are your most prized possessions?
    My Motorcycle and House

    What is your motto?
    Keep Dreaming, No Excuses No Regrets…Life is Short, you never know what the next second is gonna bring so Live

    What reality show (American Idol, the Apprentice, the Real World, Survivor, Big Brother, etc.) would you be best on?
    I think I could make a clean sweep :)

    What is your pet peeve?
    Napkins on teeth

    What communication tool do you use most often – text messaging, talking on the cell phone or e-mail?
    Text messaging.

  • Who is the most under-rated player on the women’s national team?
    Robyn Ah-Mow Santos and Lindsey Berg


    It's possible, you just have to believe in yourself and really not care what other people say, because I've heard it all.
    If you let someone else dictate what you're going to do in life, then you won't get there.

    Non so neanche come onestamente: in due mesi ero di nuovo in campo.