G9 Interview: Alastair aka Al ‘Key’ Yap

Q1. First of all, what brought you along to Dragon Boating and the Windy Pandas?

I’ve done a bit of paddling at Lions each year and enjoyed it. Also Leah said the Pandas would change my life and she promised me weekly DIM SUM!

Q2. Outside of DB, what do you do to relax in your spare time?


Q3. If you had to choose between Mcdonalds, KFC or Burger King which would you choose?

Bargain bucket for 1 please

Q4. What is your favourite cartoon as a child?

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles! Michaelangelo was a dude!

Q5. Who was your teenage crush, and how long for?

Penelope Cruz… ongoing

Q6. Describe yourself in three words

Smart, Sexy, Sophisticated 😉

Q7. What superhero power would you choose and why?

Flight so I wouldn’t have to pay for flights to travel the world

Q8. Sum up dragon boating so far in one word?


Q9. If you were stuck on a desert island, who would you take out of the following and why? Options are Christine, Dave, Jez, Paul or Quy?

Christine #TeamNippon!

Q10. If you had won the lottery, what would be more your first purchase and why?

A bespoke suit because I’d want to look the part

Q11. What is your most embarrassing moment?

Collapsing the entire set during a school play

Q12. What is your biggest phobia and why?

Phobias are for the weak!

Q13. What would you do on your ideal first date?


Q14. Finally, which famous actor would play you in a film about yourself and why?

Dwayne Johnson – but I’m not not sure if he’s big enough