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My favourite things: Roelof Smit


Lions flank ROELOF SMIT tells RugbyRocks.com about his favourite things. TV SERIES The Blacklist. I really like James Spader's character. He's brilliant. I love the way he talks, acts and is always so calm and in control of every situation. MOVIE Hacksaw Ridge, because it's based on a true story. Desmond Doss, played by Andrew Garfield, showed a lot of character, courage, commitment and never-give-up spirit. ACTOR I like Robert Downey Jr from the Iron Man movie franchise. He's is an amazing actor. ACTRESS I don't really have a favourite actress but I do have a celebrity crush – Jessica Alba. BOOK I'm currently reading The Champion's Mind: How Great Athletes Think, Train, and Thrive, by Jim Afremow. CAR I love Mercedes Benz. G Wagon is the way to go. ALSO READ: My meaningful tattoos – Simphiwe Matanzima BAND/MUSICIAN éF-éL are my favourite band. HOBBY/ACTIVITY OUTSIDE RUGBY Playing Fortnite with my friends. HOLIDAY DESTINATION Griekwastad, in the Northern Cape, is my absolute favourite place. ALSO READ: Smit takes amazing trip with mates RUGBY MEMORY It will always be the first time I put on the Springbok jersey for the match against the Barbarians in 2016. ALSO READ: Chris Dry's favourite things

RUGBY ROOMMATE I really enjoyed being with SP Marais. That guy is insane!
Compiled by Lerato Mkhondo