Thursday, December 16, 2010

Get To Know Your Fighters - Simon Fon

For your edification we present to you "Get To Know Your Fighters" where you . . . get to know the fighters . . . from DUEL OF AGES.  Because, as we all know, knowledge is power.  As is the ability to kick ass.

Simon Fon
Fight Director/Martial Arts Adviser for DUEL OF AGES
Roles in DUEL OF AGES: Gentleman (La Maupin), Officer (Two Swords), Big Bad (One)

How long have you been fighting.  Uh . . . the fake kind of fighting?
25 years

What got you interested in Stage Combat?
I was really good at it at a time in my life when other things were not going so well.  Fencing as well.

Tell us about a memorable fight moment you've had.
I'm pretty proud of our award winning fight WANTED.

Favourite weapon (and why):
Escrima sticks.  Nasty and quick.

Favourite Fight film/play:
Film - IP MAN  
Play - Zastrozzi

Favourite famous fighter:  
Donnie Yen

Role you wish you could have played: 
Anything opposite Donnie Yen or Gary Oldman

Favourite drink that audience members should buy you after witnessing your awesome in DUEL OF AGES:
25 year old OBAN single malt scotch.....double please.

Anything else you'd like to plug?

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