Rory Buckman, Men's Cross Country

Name: Rory Buckman
Year: Senior
Hometown:  San Jose, Calif.
High School: Leland
Major: Civil Engineering
Dream Job:  Creative designer of my own fashion line
Favorite Place on Campus:  CAD lab
Favorite Professional Athlete: Jabari Parker
Favorite Pregame Meal:  Bagels
Pregame Superstition: Dancing to BROCKHAMPTON
Hobbies:  Filmmaking, grime music
What is the best class you have taken at Tufts?:  Field methods in Hydrogeology
If you could have lunch with someone who has already died, who would it be?: Paul Newman
If you could travel anywhere in the world, where would it be?: The Sahara
If you are to choose a superpower, what would it be?:  Osmosis
The car you would buy tomorrow if you had the money?: 1984 Toyota Land Cruiser
If you could meet anyone, who would it be?: Matthew McConaughey’s character in Sahara
What’s your biggest pet peeve?: Sand
Your spirit animal?:  Sheep
If you could turn any activity into an Olympic sport, what would you have a good chance at winning a medal for?: Sleeping 8-8.5 hours per night
Are you usually early or late?: Early
What takes up too much of your time?: Structural analysis
When people come to you for help, what do they usually want help with?: Yarmite
What is something that is considered a luxury, but you don’t think you could live without?: Marmite
What movie title best describes your life?: Sahara
What are the top three things on your bucket list?: Cross the Sahara, cross the Kalahari, cross the Atacama
What would you do if you won the lottery?: Sail to Bermuda
What is something you think everyone should do at least once in their lives?: Meet Tim Nichols
Favorite home cooked meal?:  Coconut chickpea curry
Favorite movie?:  Sahara
Favorite cereal?: Cocoa
Favorite candy?:  Sour Patch Kids
Favorite holiday?: ANZAC Day