Tribune-Herald Athlete of the Week: Keaau paddler Tadeo

  • May Ann Tadeo

May Ann Tadeo • paddling

Keaau is the new BIIF paddling super power, and Tadeo is at the middle of all the success.

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The senior steered the Cougars’ mixed crew to its third league championship Saturday, and she also was the steersman as Keaau’s girls dethroned three-time defending champion Kamehameha.

“It feels so good. … That’s why we’ve stayed together all these years,” she told the Tribune-Herald.

5 questions

Favorite movie: Superbad

Favorite food: Corn chowder

Favorite song: “Spring Day,” by BTS

Favorite sports moment: Canoe

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surfing by the lighthouse at the Hilo Bay

Favorite spot on the Big Island: Wherever coach Grant Kaaua isn’t 🙂