ALEX CHEESMAN, the Cornish Pirates former London Wasps and Sale Sharks flanker, talks to Cornishman Sport ...
Name: Alex Cheesman.
Occupation: Professional rugby player.
Earliest sporting memory: Playing rugby for Marlow, my first rugby club as a mini.
Best sporting memory: There are too many good memories to narrow down.
Worst sporting memory: Losing the 'Varsity' Match in 2009 whilst playing for Oxford University. It was bitterly disappointing but also a great learning experience – we went on to win in 2010.
Who is your sporting idol? Richie McCaw, Tom Rees.
Favourite hobby away from sport: I enjoy reading, watching movies and have just got into surfing this year.
Most embarrassing sporting memory? Once or twice my shorts have been accidentally pulled down in a tackle during a game, which no one wants to see!
Favourite sporting venue: The Mennaye Field and Iffley Road in Oxford.
Favourite Film: The Truman Show.
Favourite music album: Charlie Simpson – Young Pilgrim.