NAME: Ashley Weidner
NICKNAME: Many and varied. Jack calls me “The Pantomime Kid”. “Weeds” is good.
MARITAL STATUS/PARTNER/FAMILY: N/A
OCCUPATION: Communications CSR, Actor.
HOBBIES/OTHER SPORTS: Squash, Golf, Fire Twirling, Kiting, Sword Fighting, facebook.
SPORTING HEROES: Dennis Lillee, James Hird, Steven Bradbury.
FAVORITE MOVIE: Casablanca, Back to the future, Superman 2
FAVORITE TV SHOW: Breaking Bad, The West Wing, Big Bang Theory
FAVORITE DRINK: Coke. None of this Zero shit.
FAVORITE FOOD: Chicken Parma.
FAVORITE SIMPSONS CHARACTER: Peter Griffin.
FAVORITE HOLIDAY LOCATION: Anywhere that has roller coasters and a beach.
FAVOURITE CEREAL: Crunchy Nut
FAVOURITE DESSERT: Raspberry Jelly
FAVORITE CRICKET SHOT: Cover Drive
FURTHEST YOU HAVE BEEN FROM HOME: Yogyakarta, Indonesia
DO YOU HAVE A SPECIAL TALENT?: Yeah, but they would all get me beaten up.
IF YOU WERE A CRAYON, WHAT COLOUR WOULD YOU BE?: Teal.
WERE YOU NAMED AFTER ANYONE?: Not that I know of.
LAST BOOK READ: Catcher in the Rye
GREATEST SPORTING MOMENT: Captaining our winning under 16’s grand final against Glenroy Amatuers.
MOST DISAPPOINTING SPORTING MOMENT: Going out cheaply, dropping their star batsman on 9 (he made 91), and not taking a wicket in aforementioned grand final.
BEST CRICKET PLAYER(S) SEEN: Dennis Lillee, Shane Warne, Richie Richardson.
DO YOU BELIEVE IN SEX BEFORE A GAME?: I do, but finding a woman who believes in consent before a game is tough.
SIX PEOPLE YOU LIKE TO INVITE TO A DINNER PARTY: Okay, there is a lot to consider here. Who will mix well with who? Will I actually get along with them? Will they be boring? I think I have got it right :
1. Dave Thorne – Internet satirist and author.
2. Humphrey Bogart – The coolest man in history. And he could drink.
3. Kurt Cobain – Because that would be awesome. Don’t clean him up. Just bring him.
4. Janel Moloney – The blonde chick from the West Wing.
5. Fiona Apple – For excellent dinner music.
6. This girl I met at a party the other night – I think all my cool friends would impress her.
DO YOU HAVE ANY SUPERSTITIONS?: Three Jimmy Wongs before, and two during every home game
YOUR ULTIMATE FANTASY/WISH: To be in a tv show that is released on DVD, so I can have the box set near my TV when people come over.
IF YOU COULD BE ANYTHING YOU WANTED TO BE WHAT WOULD IT BE?: A Hover Board.