Ashley Weidner

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.