NAME: Gibson Holmes
SCHOOL: Indian Hill High School
GRADUATING YEAR: 2023
GREATEST ACHIEVEMENT: Setting two state swimming records
HEIGHT: 6'2"-185 lbs.
PARENTS: Mike & Rebecca
BIGGEST INFLUENCE: "My brother, Beckett Holmes."
FUTURE GOAL: Learn to surf
Indian Hill senior swimmer Gibson Holmes is one of the most decorated athletes in the area. A swimming All-American who will be competing at Stanford University next year, Gibson entered his senior campaign having already won six Ohio state Div. II swimming championships - five individual titles and one relay team title. He also holds several state swimming records. He recently led his team to a district championship, breaking his own district mark in the 200 IM in addition to winning the 100 butterfly and being on the winning team in two relay races.
Gibson finished his illustrious career with 10 Ohio state titles (seven individual, three relay). At this year's Ohio state championships, he was named the Ohio Div. II boys' Most Outstanding Swimmer for the third time. He became the first Div. II boys' swimmer to win the 100-yard butterfly four times at the state competition. He also captured his third-straight state title in the 200-yard individual medley and was on the team's first-place 200-yard medley relay squad and on the winning 400 freestyle relay team.
A great student with a 4.4 GPA, Gibson also swims for the Mason Manta Rays club team and he enjoys fly fishing in his spare time. His favorite athlete is Joe Burrow, favorite entertainer is Bob Marley, favorite book is Inferno by Dante Alighieri, favorite movie is No Country for Old Men and most-like-to-meet is Joe Rogan.
COACH'S QUOTE – "Gibson has proven he is a champion in the pool, but continues to show he is also an amazing teammate and student-athlete."
— Matt Harrison, Varsity Swim Coach.