G5 Interview : Joseph “Happy Feet” Sotomi

Q: Describe yourself in three words
Random, Unusual and Bonkers

Q: Your favourite all time film?
The Truman Show

Q: You’re marooned on a desert island, what 3 essential items would you take with you?
A solar powered satellite phone, my Jessica Alba photo collection and a dumbbell set (cannot neglect them biceps)

Q: If you could be a famous Superhero, who would you be and why?
I would be Batman…because he’s Batman

Q: What was your first job?
Mcdonalds. I was a bit of a legend at my store.

Q: What song do you secretly like but too embarrassed to admit?
The Flash Dance theme – What a Feeling

Q: How did you first join the Pandas? How did you find us?
Ali introduced me. I saw a clip on her FB of you guys racing with Panda hats. I wanted a Panda hat…

Q: How did find your first training session?

Q: How is your technique coming along?
I think I’m begining to get it. Still struggling to keep my arm straight when tired.

Q: …had your first dunk? When is your birthday?
No. I see myself as more of a Dunker than a Dunkee. I share a birthday with Zach Galifianakis

Q: Why do you want to paddle for the Windy Pandas? What are your goals and objectives?
Because the Windy Panda’s are awesome. My goal is simply to get good enough to become a strong and consistent paddler.

Q: The squad is getting bigger every year, why do you think other people want to join WP?
I think people join because of all the good looking Pandas on team.

Q: What are you going to bring to the Windy Pandas in 2012?
I hope to bring some power.

Q: What is your WP nickname come from or has any special meaning? If not, any suggestions?
My nickname is Happy Feet. It’s because I’ve done quite a bit of dancing in the past.

Q: If a film was about your life, which famous actor would play you and why?
Michael Jai White: because he’s ripped, kicks ass and has a sense of humour.