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Wave Ryder

Aug. 7, 2011

Name: Wave Ryder

Hometown: Kaneohe, Hawaii

Favorite Meal: Fish and Poi

Favorite Team Growing Up: San Fran 49’ers

Favorite Player Growing Up: Troy Polamalu

You Would Be Surprised To Know That: I love the ocean and water sports

To Relax I Like To: Listen to reggae music

Right Now My Service Selection Would Be: Aviation

What Has Surprised Me About The Academy Is: The higher standard that we are held to as future officers

After My Service Commitment I Hope To Be: A commercial pilot for Hawaiian airlines

If I Could Eat Dinner With Anybody In History I Would Eat With: King Kamehameha

My Favorite Coach Niumatalolo Saying Is: “Go give me your number (updowns)”

If I Could Be Anybody In History I Would Be: King Kamehameha, because he conquered and united the Hawaiian Islands creating the kingdom of Hawaii

In High School I Dreamed Of Being: A Division-1 football player

If I Could Trade Places With One Of My Teammates It Would Be: Jabaree Tuani, because he is team captain, leads by example and is respected by all.

If I Could Be Coach For A Day I Would: Make the coaches practice with the players and have them do the things that they make us do.

When My Parents Are In Town I Like To: Spend as much time with them as possible, because I don’t get to see them often

On My IPod Is: Soja, Bob Marley, Iration, Pepper, Lil Wayne, Drake

My Favorite Summer Vacation Was: Sandys Beach, Oahu

My Favorite Meal In King Hall Is: Buffalo chicken sandwiches



My First Thought When Stepping On The Yard Was: This is a beautiful campus

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