The Random Question Generator: Tom Dowie

Welcome to our all new Wideopen web-feature – the random question generator!

We’ve stolen a huge list of interview questions off the internet – chucked in some bike ones – and will be firing a random 20 questions at anyone we get in our sites from now on. Or till it gets crap.

Victim number one is… Tom Dowie. We’ve spun the wheel and here’s Tom’s big 20.

Are you a morning person or a night owl? Quite a morning person at the moment

Do you have a garden? I do indeed, it has an unfinished pump track and a big wallride!

How are you feeling right now? Pretty knackered from partying hard the other night!

If you could change one thing about the world, regardless of guilt or politics, what would you do? For a positive world with no problems

If you had a big win in the Lottery, would you share the money with anyone? hmm maybe a select few but I’d be shrewd and bank most of it.

Last injury? heel bone, into 4 pieces and up the side of my ankle, 2 plates and 6 screws later.

Last mtb product you picked up? picked up? my bike? (I actually meant ‘bought’ or ‘blagged’ … but that’ll do!)

Last trail you rode? chicksands 4x track today!

Type of music you like most? good bit of metal to get me pumped

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What do you think about the most? at the moment its training and world cups, really looking forward to this year.

What is the last thing you downloaded onto your computer? Some music i think.

What is the last thing you watched on TV? Madagascar 2, best film ever.

What time is bed time? At the moment about 11pm.

What was the first time you rode your bike in a competition? Our local bike shops xc races when I was about 8.

What’s under your bed? lots of dust I think, some trainers, some weights, and probably some clothes.

When is the last time you got drunk and who with? Has to be friday night as It was my bday celebration, with all the rad Urdang lot!

With the exception of the computer, what can you hear? my dads car on the drive.

Have you ever lived abroad? Where? I wish, cali for winter please!

What was the genuine last video you watched online? Link please! Dirt tv of course, it was episode 6

What’s going on this weekend? Well the weekends pretty much over for me, recovering from friday and doing some training today, all in all rad weekend.

Congratulations to Tom for being the first to brave the Random Question Generator!
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Thanks to Mike Deere for the photos above – they were all shot on a trip to California and Vegas. Check out Mike’s website here.