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John Stanton

January 10, 2012

Name: John Stanton

Known as: Johno

What do you do for a crust?

Painting Contractor

What do you like to do in your spare time?

Go fishing, if I don’t catch fish, it’s called boating.

What are your 3 favourite movies of all time?

Cool Hand Luke, Shawshank Redemption, The Hangover

Who are your 3 favourite groups/artists?

Cold Chisel, Harry Manx, it’s pretty varied really.

3 Favourite songs and why?

Bow river (Cold Chisel) Deeper Water (Paul Kelly) Short Memory (Midnight Oil) Great lyrics and even better memories

What is your favourite holiday destination?

South Island New Zealand

Boxers or briefs?


Which 5 people would you invite to dinner?

Andrew O’Keefe, Robin Williams, Jennifer Hawkins, Chopper Read and My Wife

What is the one item you always travel with?

My briefs!

Who would you want to be stranded on a deserted island with?

The captain or pilot so I could beat the shit out of them

Who wouldn’t you want to be stranded with?

My Ex-wife!

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

X-ray vision (for when I’m having dinner with Jen)

Favourite sports teams?

Manchester United, The Titans (as long as they don’t get the spoon again)

Favourite sporting hero?

Eric the Eel

What well-known person inspires you in life?

Anyone who gets off their arse, gets out there and has a go

Favourite quote?

“What doesn’t kill you makes you stronger.

Favourite food?

Curry and Tania’s cooking

Favourite TV show?

Big Bang Theory

Why are you going on this trip?

The challenge, camaraderie and to have no regrets when I’m old.

6 Comments leave one →
  1. Jan permalink
    January 13, 2012 5:20 am

    Awsome stuff Johno!!!!Glad you will be training hard the next couple of months and easing off on the fishing to leave some Makeral for us this year!!!! What an exciting trip – you lucky man!!!! Cheers Jan

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  3. Adrienne Lindsay permalink
    January 17, 2012 8:38 am

    Good on ya John, Hope you have an awesome time. xx

  4. Sue Macgregor permalink
    January 18, 2012 7:25 am

    Hey Johnny, we are all signed up to follow you.. you big legend !!

  5. Jan permalink
    February 29, 2012 11:22 am

    Only 1 day left and you will be starting your amazing adventure. We salute you and your friends for having the courage to take on Everest. Base Camp is a challenge and I am sure that you will suceed it – as you generally do. Best of luck Johnno!!!!!!!!!

  6. Mark Stanton permalink
    March 12, 2012 1:33 pm

    and you know you should be supporting Aston Villa not Man U

    All the best Aussie Cousin

    Mark & The Stanton Poms

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