"I'm always a goal setter and a goal breaker."
- Chanice Spicer
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Not many athletes are able to bounce back between multiple events, but Spicer has her coach to thank for that.
At the AHSAA Indoor State Championship, the Brewbaker Tech (AL) senior earned her fourth consecutive 60m title and set a personal best of 7.47. In the 400m, she clocked a 54.35 to defend your championship title. After running a leg of the 4x200m relay, she needed to win the long jump to help Brewbaker Tech win the overall team title. She headed over to the long jump pit and leaped to 17-2 to earn her first state title in this event, which helped solidify the victory.
Lately, her practices consisted of plyometrics to help her to focus on being explosive coming out of the starting blocks. She found this was a weakness that she could overcome. Spicer's focus and determination to get stronger and faster has carried over to her outdoor season where she has already set personal bests in the 100m, 200m, 400m and long jump.
So far this outdoor season, the former 800m runner ranks in the top 15 in the country in the sprints.
Looking into the future, she's excited to join Carmelita Jeter, the assistant sprint coach at the University of Alabama and the fastest woman alive, i. Spicer believes that Jeter can help her to get to the next level and help her to work towards her Olympic dreams.