October 19, 2018

A Day In The Life: Nick Hogsed


My day starts at 5:20 a.m. when I wake up and bike to practice. Every morning during my bike ride, I gaze at the captivating sunrise while asking myself why I am here and what is my purpose as a Buckeye. The answer is clear, to be the best version of myself. This program has helped me develop lifelong skills such as leadership, resilience, and competence. Every time I dive in the pool, I work hard, while keeping my purpose in mind. One of my favorite things about going to the pool is I can always count on my coaches and teammates to put a smile on my face, every single practice.

In addition to swimming, I am pursuing my dream of becoming a military pilot through OSU’s aviation program.

Nick also took a skydiving course here at OSU which will help prepare him for his future career in the military: