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Banana Chat – Meet Siân Cleary

This week’s Banana Chat is with our inspirational person of the week – Siân Cleary – a Student at CCCU who plays Lacrosse and can deadlift almost double her weight.

Hi I’m Siân and I’m currently a student at CCCU studying Sociology. In my spare time I love to play lacrosse in mid attack, go to the gym and drinks cocktails with friends!

What is your favourite joke?
Why did the Mexican push his wife of a cliff?

Tequilaaaa

What makes you smile? 
Car sing a longs  

What is your favourite good news story?
My favourite of the week is the oldest person to complete the London Marathon this year- an 84 year old lady who achieved a time of 6:28:07! I hope that I’m as fit as her at that age! 

What inspires you?
Seeing my friends and family succeed and achieve their goals pushes me to do better, particularly when it comes to sporting achievements. I wouldn’t be so successful without the support of my lacrosse team or gym friends. 

If you could change one thing in the world what would it be? 
Rude shop assistants

If you could have one superpower what would you choose and why? 
Teleportation so I could whisk myself off somewhere hot at any opportunity! 

What is your favourite food?
Steak!

What is your favourite drink? 
Malibu and Pepsi Max 

If you are going on holiday what luxury item would you take from home?
My makeup bag

If you could make one law, what would it be and why?
Free mental health care has to be given within 3 months of referral 

Give us a random piece of information about you that people wouldn’t know? 
I can deadlift 110kg which is nearly double my weight 

What is your favourite phrase or saying?
A little saying my grandad used to always say: Don’t spoil the ship for a ha’porth of tar

What cause, project or event would you like to promote? 
I’d like to promote the charity Cardiac Risk in the Young who screen young people’s hearts across the country including mine! I’ve started fundraising for them this year and hope to continue! 

Who is your favourite music artist?
Sam Smith

Who is the person that you feel has shaped your life most? 
My mum for certain. She’s been a single mum to my sister and I for 8 years and has done everything she can for us! She has so much gumption and pushes me to do better. She’s the definition of girl power. 

PJ’s or Not?  

Hot or cold? Hot 

Cat or dog? Dog 

Blue or pink? Pink 

Tea or Coffee? Coffee 

PJ’s or Not? PJs

Glass half-empty or half full? Half full 

Night out or night in? Night out 

Pizza or pasta? Pizza 

Biscuits or cake? Cake 

Wine or beer? Wine 

Football or rugby? Football (there wasn’t a lacrosse option 👀 ) 

Cinema or theatre? Cinema 

Gym or TV?  Gym 

Naughty or nice? Naughty 

Silver or gold? Silver 

Tent or hotel? Hotel 

Bath or shower? Shower 

Starter or pudding? Both

Sheets or duvet? Duvet 

Love Island or Game of Thrones? Love Island 

Finally, apple or banana? Banana 🍌

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