G6 Interview : Quy “God of McNuggets” Ban

For Windy Panda’s sixth season, we have been recruited a few more Pandas and in this article, we will be chatting to our WP Awards photographer whom have converted to a full term member of the WP team. In true Panda tradition, we wanted to ask him some questions to get to know Quy. Here are some quick questions to get to know Quy “God of McNuggets” Ban a bit more intimately…

Q: How did you find out about the Windy Pandas and who/what made you join the team?
A: I found out about the Windy Pandas through Hien and she and Vo made me join the team

Q: How is your experience so far? Is it what you expected so far? or not at all…
A: It has been amazing. Alot better and more fun than what I expected

Q: What are your goals/objectives with joining the Windy’s?
A: My goal/objectives is just to have fun, enjoy my time with the Windys, learn more about the techniques involved and of course….win events!!!!

Q: What are your likes and dislikes about Dragon Boating??
A: I like everything about it….I guess the only thing I don’t like is that I can’t always find the right paddle for me!!! =(

Q: How is your technique coming along?
A: I think my technique is coming along quite well. I think my timing and twist is good. Probably need to reach a bit more, but I have short arms lol

Q: What are your fondest memory so far? Any interesting stories to tell?
A: So far, Venice would be my fondest memory. Oh, and getting into the semi-finals in Marlow

Q: Who’s your favourite Panda whom you didn’t know before you joined the team?
A: Captain Vo of course!!!!! =P

Q: Any advice for those that are looking to take up the sport?
A: Make sure you have long arms and abs like Spartans!!!! Just to have fun with it at first and try it out, it might surprise you how fun it is to paddle

Q: Moving onto other topic, if you can visit any in the country in the world, where would you go and why?
A: Africa to see the wildlife

Q: What are your most embarrassing moment?
A: Walking into a lamp post cause my mum told me to watch the floor for dog s**t when I was little

Q: And your proudest moment?
A: Losing 45kg in under a year and having some muscles to show for it (I think…) and winning the chicken nugget challenge

Q: What did you grow up wanting to be? Your childhood dreams and ambitions?
A: I wanted to part of Jackie Chan’s Stunt crew

Q: Tell us something interesting about yourself or unknown fact?
A: Check out “interesting panda fact award”…I also asked a girl out to see a movie, forgot about it and left her waiting at the cinema

Q: What did you grow up wanting to be? Your childhood dreams and ambitions?
A: I wanted to part of Jackie Chan’s Stunt crew

Q: What’s the best/worst practical joke anyone’s ever played on you? And vice versa?
A: Taking the lens out of my friend’s glasses, making her think her eye sight was getting worse hahaha

Q: If your life was to be made into a film, who would play you and why?
A: Matthew Moy from 2 Broke Girls cause I think we’re about the same height

Q: Finally, when is your birthday?
A: 24th December (Fanta: “almost Jesus”)