Today on “Real Gauchos,” Paul Rivas interviews former UCSB Water Polo All-American Lynn Nisbet on being born in Fiji, growing up in Scotland, moving to the US at age 13, coming from wearing regulation socks and underwear at Jordan Hill School in Glasgow to the free-for-all of Santa Barbara Middle School, growing up in Britain at a time when girls still couldn’t play basketball or soccer, playing the first girls’ water polo in Santa Barbara, what actually goes on under the water, how to get good grades in chemistry, the path to being a doctor, moving to Uganda for a year, seeing the mountain gorillas, doing a fellowship in infectious disease, what her 14-month-old will be when she grows up, how to avoid going insane doing a triathlon, whether tequila is good for colds, and advice for future med school students.

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