Banana Chat – meet Brad Power

This week’s Banana Chat is with our inspirational person of the week – Brad Power an Australian Cricketer currently coaching in Scotland…

Hello, my name is Brad Power and I’m from Kyabram, Australia. However I’m currently living and working in Edinburgh as a cricket coach. I’ve recently graduated with a Bachelor of Sports Development and love all things sport!

What is your favourite joke?
There’s one about a frog named Kermit Jagger, that is way too long to type up here but it gets me every time.

What makes you smile? 
Plenty of things! Would have to say spending time with friends would be when I’m at my happiest.

What is your favourite good news story?
Anytime I hear that my Aussie Rules team back home has won a game

What inspires you? 
Whenever someone achieves something against the odds. I love a good underdog story.

If you could change one thing in the world what would it be?
The distance between Australia and every other country, takes too long to go anywhere!

If you could have one superpower what would you choose and why?
Super strength, just think it’s the best power to have.

What is your favourite food? 
Pizza for sure

What is your favourite drink? 
Scotch and coke! But not too fussy on what I drink

If you are going on holiday what luxury item would you take from home? 
Definitely my phone

If you could make one law, what would it be and why? 
Free Parking!

Give us a random piece of information about you that people wouldn’t know? 
I love numbers and statistics, especially when it comes to sport. Can turn into a huge nerd!

What is your favourite phrase or saying? 
It is what it is

What cause, project or event would you like to promote? 
Freeze MND (Motor Neuron Disease), great cause with an extremely inspirational leader behind it all. 

Who is your favourite music artist?
Such a hard question to answer, probably changes every couple of weeks. At the moment I would probably go with Bruno Mars.

Who is the person that you feel has shaped your life most?
They say that the 5-6 people you spend the most time around make you who you are so I’d have to say my parents and then closest friends have had the greatest impact on my life.

PJ’s or Not?

Hot or cold? Hot

Cat or dog? Dog

Blue or pink? Blue

Tea or coffee? Tea

Glass half-empty or glass half-full? Half-empty 

Pyjamas or not? Not

Night out or night in? Night in

Pizza or pasta? Pizza

Biscuits or cake? Cake

Wine or beer? Beer

Football or rugby? Football

Cinema or theatre? Cinema

Gym or TV? TV!!

Naughty or nice? Nice

Silver or gold? Gold

Tent or hotel? Hotel

Bath or shower? Bath

Starter or pudding? Starter

Sheets or duvet? Duvet

Love Island or Game of Thrones? Game of Thrones 

Finally, apple or banana?  Banana of course

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