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Get to know the Team!…… First up is Mike

December 30, 2011

I thought everyone would like to know a little about some of the Team members that you may not know as well, so we have put together this short questionnaire to learn a little more. we start with myself… Mike, please feel free to leave comments if you feel the need…

Name: Mike Lang

Known as: Dog or Doggie

What do you do for a crust?

I’m a trader/retailer who import, exports and wholesale

What do you do in your spare time?

Love to play golf and going to the movies.

What are your 3 favourite movies?

Goodfellas, Love Actually & The Bourne Trilogy

Who are your 3 favourite groups/artists?

Bruce Springsteen, U2 & The Beatles

3 favourite songs & why?

Wow only 3! I need 103 for my favs… let me try…. Thunder Road – Bruce Springsteen as I love singing this song anytime anywhere. American Pie – Don McLean one of the first songs I remember loving and knew all the words to. Romeo & Juliet – Dire Straights the best song off the first album I ever bought (I was 13 yrs).

Favourite Holiday destination?

I love Canada especially Vancouver BC

Boxers or Briefs?

Real men only wear Briefs!

Which 5 people would you invite to dinner and why (wives are a given)?

Sir Richard Branson-Legend entrepreneur I would love to meet and ask about his adventures. Bono from U2 – as cool as you get! This guy gives the table star power. Bruce Springsteen – what can I say, I love this guy and would love just to sit and talk about some of his songs. Andrew Denton – he’s a fantastic interviewer and would bring out the best of everyone at dinner and last but not least…. Barney Stinson – he’s a legend and every guy needs a wingman at a dinner party.

What is the one item you always travel with?

Never travel without my iPod/iPad they have saved my life on many trips.

Who would you want to be stranded on a desert island with (wives not included)?

Boy tough choice… either Sandra Bullock, Ashley Judd or Robin Scherbatsky (How I met your Mother) or maybe all 3!

Who wouldn’t you want to be stranded with?

Anyone from the St George Dragons including supporters!

If you were a super hero what would be your super power?

I have always wanted the power to recall anyones name no matter how long it’s been since we have seen each other or Teleportation.

Favourite sports team?

Go the Broncos!!!

Favourite sporting hero?

Darren Lockyer….enough said

Favourite Food?

Thai food

Favourite TV show?

The West Wing

 Why are you going on this trip?

My dream for the past 8 yrs and the conclusion of a long-term goal of mine, I love that sense of adventure that this trip is giving us and can’t wait for the personal challenge ahead of us all.

Mike at the Great Wall-China March 2011

2 Comments leave one →
  1. January 13, 2012 1:41 pm

    Well Mike once again you inspire me, To move forward to better myself for myself. I tell all my friends who ask,, who inspires you the most ? and I say a guy called Mike lang.. Good Luck my friend Have fun and enjoy this journey ..Kites rise highest against the wind-Not with it,,,Winston Churchill

    • January 13, 2012 11:59 pm

      Thanks Cass I’m glad I make you feel like that but your a strong woman with many life experiences behind you, all you have to do is look inside you and you will find that you too have the drive and determination to do what you want to do.
      Thanks for all your positive thoughts it really helps……Cheers Mike

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