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Banana Chat – meet George Evans

My name is George Evans, I am a 29 year old personal trainer from Brighton who happens to have Cystic Fibrosis. I have two passions in life, the first is health and fitness. Nothing makes me happier than feeling the healthy rewards from pushing my body. The second is food, I just love eating food. I am currently on a mission to change the mentality of people with Cystic Fibrosis and other illness’s from feeling sorry for themselves to getting up and putting some work in to better their lives. My Instagram is my main social platform and the handle is G18evans

What is your favourite joke?
What do you get if you play tug of war with a pig? Pulled pork.

What makes you smile?
Food.

What is your favourite good news story?
Alex Zanardi, F1 star who lost both of his legs then became a gold medalist Paralympian.

What inspires you?
Seeing others in the CF community, It pushes me to do more.

If you could change one thing in the world what would it be?
The public’s perseptive on living with a disability, We do not need to be felt sorry for, life is still equally brilliant, we just have other challenges.

If you could have one superpower what would you choose and why?
Never to gain weight from over eating, I simply love food.

What is your favourite food?
Bacon double cheese burger.

What is your favourite drink?
Soft drink, apple juice. Not so soft drink, Vodka mixed with Fanta lemon for those summer holiday memories.

If you are going on holiday what luxury item would you take from home?
My bed, it guarantees a great nights sleep.

If you could make one law, what would it be and why?
That everyone continues to be educated even after school/college/university.

Give us a random piece of information about you that people wouldn’t know?
I played premier league roller hockey for over 10 years.

What is your favourite phrase or saying?
Lets get it done!

What cause, project or event would you like to promote?
Exercise in disabled people as it can have such positive impacts on your mental and physical health.

Who is your favourite music artist?
MNEK

Who is the person that you feel has shaped your life most?
My parents combined. Without their dedication to my health as a child my life would be worlds away from where it currently is.

PJ’s or Not?

Hot or cold? Hot.

Cat or dog? Both.

Blue or pink? Pink.

Tea or coffee? Coffee.

Glass half-empty or glass half-full? Full.

Pyjamas or not? Nope.

Night out or night in? In.

Pizza or pasta? Pizza.

Biscuits or cake? Lemon drizzle cake.

Wine or beer? Neither.

Football or rugby? Football.

Cinema or theatre? Cinema.

Gym or TV? Gym.

Naughty or nice? There’s a time and place for both…

Silver or gold? Gold.

Tent or hotel? Hotel.

Bath or shower? Shower.

Starter or pudding? Both.

Sheets or duvet? Duvet.

Love Island or Game of Thrones? Love Island, I am not proud.

Finally, apple or banana?  Banana!

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