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In a West Cork Minute with 400m runner Scott Gibson

May 9th, 2016 8:00 AM

By Southern Star Team

Scott Gibson.

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How would your best friend describe you? Eccentric.

 

Who was your sporting hero when you were 10 years old? Steven Gerrard, my favourite Liverpool player.

 

Tell us a funny story from your childhood: When I was on holiday in France I climbed on to a table tennis table which was set up in practice mode. It collapsed and I was trapped within the jaws of the beast with my legs hanging out and I couldn’t get out. I had to be rescued and taken to hospital.

 

Where would you recommend for a weekend away? York - it’s my mother’s home town. It’s a beautiful walled city.

 

If you were on an island and could only bring three things, what would you bring? Sun cream, a kayak and 

Bear Grylls’ survival book.

 

If you could go back in time, where would you go and why? Venice during the Renaissance Period – I enjoy the Assassin’s Creed saga.

 

What song best describes you? Bonkers by Dizzee Rascal.

 

What is your least favourite word? Morning.

 

What’s your favourite knock-knock joke? Knock-knock. Who’s there? Europe. Europe Who? No you’re a poo.

 

What’s the world’s greatest invention? Cars.

 

If you know you’d die tomorrow, how would you spend your last day? Having a BBQ meat feast ... and a nice hot bath after.

 

A penguin walks into the room wearing a sombrero, why is he wearing it and what does he say? 

The weather’s hot and he says  ‘Alright boys, it’s roasting out there!’ 

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