Wednesday, December 21, 2005

Pointy of the Month: Lewy

Name or nickname: Lewey,Punky
Favorite surfing beach: Clifton (Tasmania)
Best surfing moment (describe): Body surfing huge ten foot monsters as a 16 year old at Clifton beach.
Surfing hero (and why): Occy(Mark Occhilupo)…..shows you that you can achieve greatness when people thought you were past it.
Favored board type: Totalisator Agency Board
Surfing maneuver you’d love to do: Stand Up
Dream surf spot: Shipsterns Bluff
Other sport (play) and (watch): Horse racing, Aussie Rules, Cricket,Golf,Rugby
Ultimate pin up: Angelina Jolie, Salma Hyek and Alison White.
Food: Thai and Indian
Drink (variety): Beer
Thing you miss most about home: The racetracks and TAB.
Thing you like best about Taiwan: The lack of ‘aggro’ in the pubs and streets.
Music: Lou Reed, Iggy Pop, Johnny Cash ,Neil Young, Hoodu gurus and Powder Finger.
Best advice you’ve ever had: Do not let the euphoria of a new experience colour your judgement.
Movie: Fargo,
Collections: Rocks, Cds,books, discarded betting slips, race horses
Who would play you in a movie? Jack Black
Current car: A silvery blue thing
Dream car: A red one…Alison would love to drive me around in that!
Near death experience: Fell down a cliff when I was 9. Driving over the mountains to the surf with Braggett and Tucker.
Your idea of a great night out: Head off in the warm summer evening to the Moonee valley night gallops with a bunch of keen punting mates ….then after backing many winners and watching Drizzle win …head out on the town to have many more beers and share stories with friends…..or a nice family dinner at a thai restaurant…preferably in Thailand.
Philosophy on life: Try not to make too many plans…….live for now….the glass is always half full…so just keep topping it up.