Jimi Crooks

Q. At which store other than Hydro would you like to blow $2000?

A. Swandri shop.

Q. Which storybook/cartoon character turns you on the most?

A. Peggy Hill.

Q. Who was your favourite surfer when growing up?

A. Andy Irons.

Q. Choose a movie title for the story of your life.

A. Crank High Voltage.

Q. What is the oldest surfboard you still own, and how old is it?

A. My Barry Bennett longboard. Late 80’s.

Q. Can you play any instruments? What are they?

A. The one stringed bango.

Q. What is the oldest thing in your refrigerator?

A. A small bottle of Lindauer wine.

Q. What is the strangest thing you do in your spare time?

A. Watch youtube videos on doing ‘the worm’.

Q. What spot do you dream of surfing most?

A. Teahupoo.

Q. What is the nastiest thing you’ve ever eaten?

A. Salted fish and eggplant from Kuang Chow. Spewed in my mouth first bite.

Q. What is the worst thing you’ve bailed on to go surfing?

A. Lots of birthdays. No weddings yet.

Q. What’s the strangest talent you have?

A. I can yawn the national anthem.

Q. What do your peers call you when you’ve over indulged at a party?

A. A wanker.

Q. What peeves you off the most when you’re surfing?

A. A classic snake.

Q. Are you after the dawn patrol or last hours of light?

A. Anything but dawn patrol. Body is normally warmed up by midday.

Q. What, or who, are you a "closet” fan of?

A. Wine spritzers.

Q. What dare did you accept and later regretted?

A. Prank calling Nathan Lungley and convincing him I was the father of a young lady in Balclutha for whom he’d ‘knocked up’ on a recent blinder of a night at the pub.

Q. What are the top three things still left on your bucket list?

A. Travel the world, to be bilingual and big spit out at Teahupoo.

Q. If you could be a famous surfer for one day in time, who would you choose and when?

A. Ken Skin Dog Collins Puerto Escondido 2007. It would have to be one of the best barrels of all time. Look it up.