The Proust Questionnaire: Julian Wilson

The terrific interrogative skills of 19th century novelist, Proust, as applied to the modern surfer.
US Open of Surfing
Julian Wilson Displays The Fins © Damea Dorsey
By Derek Rielly

Your favourite virtue: Industry
Your favourite qualities in a man: Integrity and loyalty
Your favourite qualities in a woman: Kindness, self respect
Your chief characteristic: Perseverance
What you appreciate the most in your friends: Truthfulness and a sense of humour
Your main fault: The sometimes impossible pursuit of perfection
Your favourite occupation: Surfing
Your idea of happiness: Home. Family. Love.
Your idea of misery: Permanent disability
If not yourself, who would you be? Adam Scott
Where would you like to live? Near my family
Your favourite hero in fiction: Gavroche, Les Miserables
Your heroes in real life: Mum and Dad
Your favourite food and drink: Roast lamb and milk
What you hate the most: Thieves 
World history characters you hate the most: Hitler, Stalin, the usual.
The natural talent you'd most like to be gifted with: The ability to draw
How you wish to die: Content 
What is your present state of mine: Determination 
Your favourite motto: Forever fun

Julian Wilson
read more about
Next Story