Orange's Most Eligible Sportsmen - Part II

Online voting in the Orange's Most Eligible Sportsmen opens this Saturday.

TRISTAN HARRISON
Age:
21
Sport: Triathlon

Who is your biggest sporting man crush and why?
Alexander Bryukhankov - the Russian triathlete who is a powerhouse. He’s always near the front ... similar to me!

What is the best sporting event to take a girl on a date to?
Whatever event she wants to go to, as long as I’m with her.

What is your signature sporting move?
The graceful dolphin dive or running on water.

Who would you nominate for the Most Eligible Sportsman and why?
Hamish Finlayson (CYMS cricketer) because he’s an all-rounder.

What should a girl yell out to you to show her support at a sporting event?
Anything. I can’t usually understand because I’m going so fast, so any support is good.

If you could be any sportswoman for a day, who would you be?
Ellyse Perry (Australian cricket and soccer player) - how many people can say they have been dual Australian reps? She’s awesome.

If you could have any superpower, what would it be?
Magic to be able to use for anything, and create anything I can think of.

What is your most embarrassing sporting moment?
Crashing in a triathlon - not on the bike but when I kneed a rock in the swim and tripped in the run ... during the same race.

What’s your best pick-up line?
Did you get lost on a run? Heaven’s a long way from here.

What is your best sporting achievement?
Racing at the World Triathlon Championships in Auckland, New Zealand, and London, England.

What are your interests away from sport?
Long slow runs on the beach and collecting comics.

STORY: ORANGE'S MOST ELIGIBLE SPORTSMEN - PART I

KURT MOORE
Age:
23
Sport: Touch football

Who is your biggest sporting man crush and why?
Andrew Johns. He’s just a legend.

What is the best sporting event to take a girl on a date to?
Darts.

What is your signature sporting move?
Kobe Keegs left step.

Who would you nominate for the Most Eligible Sportsman and why?
Sam Hill (Orange CYMS footballer).

What should a girl yell out to you to show her support at a sporting event?
Any support at all would be a bonus.

If you could be any sportswoman for a day, who would you be?
Dawn Fraser.

If you could have any superpower, what would it be?
Mind reading.

What is your most embarrassing sporting moment?
Ran over the dead ball line to win the game.

What’s your best pick-up line?
I’m not a photographer, but I can picture you and me together.

What is your best sporting achievement?
Scoring a 44 in a game of tenpin bowling.

What are your interests away from sport?
Collecting leatherbound books, hanging out with mates and paragliding.

STORY: ORANGE'S MOST ELIGIBLE SPORTSMEN - PART III

ADAM BRAKENRIDGE
Age:
31
Sport: Cricket and soccer with Waratahs.

Who is your biggest sporting man crush and why?
James Conn (Orange City cricketer).

What is the best sporting event to take a girl on a date to?
State of Origin.

What is your signature sporting move?
Letting in goals.

Who would you nominate for the Most Eligible Sportsman and why?
James Conn. Look at him. Enough said.

What should a girl yell out to you to show her support at a sporting event?
You can do it.

If you could be any sportswoman for a day, who would you be?
Maria Sharapova.

If you could have any superpower, what would it be?
Ability to fly.

What is your most embarrassing sporting moment?
Police paddocks.

What’s your best pick-up line?
I don’t know. Usually something slurred at 3am.

What is your best sporting achievement?
Playing against the Central Coast Mariners.

What are your interests away from sport?
James Conn.

CARTER HIRINI
Age: 22
Sport: Rugby union with Orange Emus.

Who is your biggest sporting man crush and why?
Carlos Spencer (rugby union player), because he’s from my hometown (Levin, New Zealand), he was an All Black, and he had flair on the field and off it.

What is the best sporting event to take a girl on a date to?
An Emus rugby union match so she can see me.

What is your signature sporting move?
Breaking tackles.

Who would you nominate for the Most Eligible Sportsman and why?
Jack Hart (Orange Emus player) because he’s the only single guy I know.

What should a girl yell out to you to show her support at a sporting event?
Go Carter.

If you could be any sportswoman for a day, who would you be?
Anna Kournikova (tennis player).

If you could have any superpower, what would it be?
Flying.

What is your most embarrassing sporting moment?
I was playing a rugby game which was being televised in New Zealand. I made a run, got tackled and lost the ball, but the guy who tackled me also pulled my pants down. The commentators said, ‘He’s lost the ball and he’s lost his pants'.

What’s your best pick-up line?
Do you like raisins? How about a date?

What is your best sporting achievement?
Playing in the national sevens tournament in New Zealand for Horowhenua.

What are your interests away from sport?
Hanging out with mates, and sports I don’t play seriously like tennis and cricket.

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