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Re(1): Goiko's Oncourt Personality

Great question. Goiko is mostly quiet with a dry wit. Humble but professional. He knows his strengths and also what aficionados do and don’t like about his game, so he is aware of “his press.” He’s very approachable but his size (literally he’s a big guy) makes him seem intimidating. As he’s gotten older I’ve recently seen him settling into a “big-brother” role with younger professionals.

He does know how good he is in relation to those he has played against over the years He is a big supporter of the sport as a whole and was even supportive of the Magic City concept early-on, without being asked. He literally reached-out to me by phone from Spain in 2019 to find out more about the program. He is his own best “agent,” and understands his value (professionally) within the reality of the current Jai-Alai world.

To be clear, I’ve “hung-out” with him socially only a handful of times over the past 21 years and it was always Jai-Alai related. I’ve actually seen and talked with him more over the past month that I had in the preceding 5-or-so-years but he’s exactly the kind of ambassador you’d want the sport to have.

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