Marko Vermaak

  1. Where were you born? Johannesburg.
  2. Who did you last text? My wife.
  3. What do you like to do when you’re not at work? I play in touch rugby and 5-a-side football leagues and sociailise with friends and family.
  4. If you were really tired, hungry and dirty – would you choose to eat, sleep or shower first? I would eat.
  5. What are your nicknames? Horak.
  6. If you had a time machine, would you go back in time or visit the future? I would like to go into the future, but only for a short while (to say “bless you” to someone before they sneeze).
  7. If you could only hear one song for the rest of your life, what would it be? Metallica – One.
  8. If you had to eat one meal for the rest of your life, what would it be? Braaivleis.
  9. If you could go anywhere on holiday, where would you go? South America.
  10. Do you squeeze the toothpaste tube or roll up from the bottom? Squeeze.
  11. Which superhero would you choose to be? The Wolverine.
  12. What did you do to celebrate your last birthday? Went out with some friends to a local hotel’s lounge.
  13. What is your life motto? Nunca dejes de aprender (Spanish for never stop learning).
  14. What type of music do you enjoy listening to? Most genres interest me, but I prefer Rock music.
  15. Tell us something we don’t know about you? I am trying to learn how to speak Spanish.
  16. Would you rather be ugly and live forever or be beautiful and die within a year? I would rather be ugly and live forever.
  17. Would you be willing to eat a bowl of grasshoppers for R30 000? I don’t understand why someone would offer a bowl of comfortable shoes as a meal, but yes, I will.
  18. If you could wake up tomorrow in the body of someone else, who would you pick and what would you do? Elon Musk.
  19. What cheers you up? Good company, good music, good wine.
  20. Shark diving, bungee jumping or sky diving? I’ve ran with the bulls in Pamplona, so I think I’ll try swimming with sharks.