Get to Know Your Fellow Canes Fans - PART II
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03-02-2011, 11:32 AM
Join Date: Jul 2004
Location: Durham, NC
Aw hell, why not.
Where You're From: Columbia, SC
Where You Live Now: Raleigh, NC
Hair Color: Black
Eye Color: Hazel/Brown
Mode of Transportation: 2003 Hyundai Sonata
What brought you to HF Boards: A user on another board I frequent was a member and introduced me to it
How you became a hockey fan: Growing up as a fan of all things Pittsburgh, I fell in love with the Pens, especially in their late '80s, early '90s years.
How you became a Canes fan: Moved up to Raleigh for grad school during the '05-'06 season and became a Caniac over the course of that season, especially after seeing the Canes battle back to beat the Flyers early that season.
Favorite thing about being a Canes fan: The passion of the fanbase
Favorite Cane's Player(s): Erik Cole, Jeff Skinner, Tuomo Ruutu, Chad LaRose, Cam Ward
Favorite NON Cane's Player(s): Sidney Crosby, Marc-Andre Fleury, Mario Lemieux, Tom Barrasso
Other Sports You Like: Baseball, Football
Other Sports Teams You Cheer For: Pittsburgh Steelers, Pittsburgh Pirates, Tampa Bay Rays, Durham Bulls, South Carolina Gamecocks
College Attended/Attending: Undergrad at University of South Carolina, paralegal certificate at Midlands Technical College (Columbia, SC), Masters degree at NC State
Video Game Systems Owned: NES, Playstation 2, Nintendo Wii
Favorite Game(s): Knights of the Old Republic, Super Mario Bros. 3, New Super Mario Bros. Wii, The Last Express, EA Sports NCAA Football and NHL, Rock Band
Music You Listen To: Just about everything except country.
Favorite Movie(s): Dances With Wolves, Platoon, Das Boot, Saving Private Ryan, Bull Durham, Field of Dreams, Requiem for a Dream, Memento, Pi, Sideways, Miracle
Favorite Book(s): Sideways, anything Tom Clancy, mysteries (especially Nevada Barr's), A Year in the Merde, The Bullpen Gospels
Favorite Food(s): Italian, Contemporary Southern, Mexican, Tex-Mex, Thai, Szechuan, Lebanese
Favorite TV Show(s): The Wire, Homicide: Life on the Street, Good Eats, Top Chef, Hell's Kitchen, Penn & Teller's BS, Firefly, Mythbusters, Deadliest Catch
Hockey Jerseys In Wardrobe: Home black Pittsburgh Penguins Mario Lemieux, Home red Carolina Hurricanes Erik Cole, Alternate blue Pittsburgh Penguins Marc-Andre Fleury, Black Columbia Inferno jersey
Anything Else: Beer and wine fan - working my way to a plate at the Flying Saucer. Currently attempting to visit every brewery and winery in the state of NC. My wife and I have also visited every minor league baseball stadium in the state of NC and have set our sights on finishing up SC this year.
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