Nicole Ohlde, Forward for the Minnesota Lynx

Photo Courtesy of Minnesota Lynx

Where were you born and raised?

Clay Center, Kan.

Where do you currently reside?
Loring Park neighborhood of Minneapolis

Age: 25

Five things you love about the Twin Cities:
1. Friendly people
2. There’s lots of entertainment and things to do.
3. I love the lakes.
4. The Timberwolves and Lynx
5. All of the great restaurants

Describe your perfect day spent in the Twin Cities:
To get up and go to my favorite breakfast place, Sunnyside Up Café in Minneapolis. Hanging out at Lake Calhoun on a nice summer day and then going out to eat at a nice restaurant and catching a movie.

Favorite local restaurant:
Benihana in St. Louis Park

Favorite local museum:
Science Museum of Minnesota

Favorite local hidden treasure:
Williams Uptown Pub & Peanut Bar.

What distinguishes the Twin Cities from other metropolitan areas in terms of sports?
We have every major sport possible. The fans come out to support you, and sporting events are the thing to do here.

What makes Minnesota sports fans special?
The fans here are very educated. They’re pretty wild and crazy in their support of their team. They really get into the game, which I love.

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