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Dan Maxwell
Dan Maxwell
Year: JR
Hometown: Berkeley
High School: St. Mary's
Previous College: CMC
Major: International Relations

Personal bests: 8K - 26:47 (P-P '11)

High School: Third place in Division IV CIF State (’09)… Bay Shore Athletic League Champion in Cross-County and 3200 meter race (’08-’09)…

Personal: Son of Sylvia and Andrew… Younger sister Nicole… Was a DC Congressional Intern (summer ’09)… Traveled to Costa Rica, Peru, Europe, Bolivia and Turkey with family (summer ’10)…

Favorite Athlete: Abebe Bikila.

Favorite Activity Outside of Cross Country: Backpacking.

Dan just recently returned from a spring semester abroad in Kathmandu, Nepal. There, he trained in the shadows of the world’s highest peaks. In fact, he was at Annapurna Base Camp during his 20th birthday. Dan decided to stay in Kathmandu over the summer, where he was involved in a social study regarding water quality. Dan is inspired by Olympic marathoner Abebe Bikila and wishes to share this article about him:

http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,1829863,00.html