Nicky Braithwaite

Lee Valley Lions Player Profile

Nicky Braithwaite – Forward

Full Name: Nicholas Alexander Stephen Braithwaite

Date of Birth: 16/12/75

Place of Birth: Leyton, Whipps Cross

Height: 6’0″

Weight: 168lb

Colour of Eyes: Brown

Shoe Size: 8

Nickname(s): None

First Job: Forklift Driver at Coca Cola

Family/Marital Status: Single

Current Home: Leyton, 2 mins from Lee Valley

Pets: One cat, Rasta

Favourite Food: Quality country pub food – steak and chips

Favourite chocolate/sweets: Strapple Juicy Fruits

Worst Food: Mushrooms and most veg

Favourite Drink: Stella or G&T

Hobbies: Football, relaxing, pub, biking, socialising

Favourite room in the house and why: Bedroom, it’s where I have the most fun!

Favourite TV programmes: Factual documentaries, Match of the Day

TV switch-off: Big Brother and all reality shows

Favourite film: Blues Brothers

Favourite music/band: Various – Fleetwood Mac to American House

Last CD you bought: Blank ones

First record/CD you ever bought: Smiley Culture – Police Officer

Most admired female: Apart from Vikki, my ex – Liz Hurley (…!)

Best thing that’s ever happened to you: Being born, my son being born and being able to do what I want in life!

Former clubs: Haringey Greyhounds

Favourite hockey player: Mario Lemieux, Denis Savard

Favourite rink: Guildford or Warszawa

Worst rink: Streatham and Medway

Best ever game: Playing and scoring for the original Lions at Streatham in a cup game

Worst ever game: I never have a bad game, maybe any one of last year’s (2005/06 season)

Worst injury: Hyper-extended leg

Favourite shirt number: 13

Best thing about hockey: Winning and team mates

Worst thing about hockey: Losing and politics

Which other sportsman would you most like to be? Stevie G or Rooney

If someone gave you £100,000 tomorrow what would you do with it? Spend, spend, spend!

If you were on Mastermind what would your specialist subject be? Bullsh*t!