Tim Visser Q&A Transcript…


Edinburgh Rugby wing, Tim Visser, was rewarded for his sensational season with the Scottish club when he was voted RaboDirect PRO12 Players’ Player of the Year at a star-studded awards ceremony.

This week, we celebrated the Dutch-born speedster’s phenomenal year by giving fans of the RaboDirect PRO12 the exclusive chance to quiz the competition’s top try-scorer ahead of his debut Scotland tour. Check out some of our favourite tweets below…

Which rugby player would you most like to play with? Ma’a Nonu

Name your top three rugby heroes and just how good is Sepp? Jonah Lomu, Jonny Wilkinson and my dad. Sep is about where I was when I came to Edinburgh. He should start peaking soon!

Do you feel the pressure of the expectation? I feel the pressure but I always perform well under pressure so hopefully it'll help me.

Is it true you can do a wheelie on a unicycle? I'd have to say yes

Describe your perfect Sunday? A lay in, breakfast in town, dog walk, nap, watch a movie with dinner…

Can you outline your training regime and do you have any tips for mini rugby? Loads of games such as touch and end ball. It keeps it interesting and is good for skills

Who’s got the worst chat in the Edinburgh team? There's a few but Nick de Luca is always around for some horrible chat 😉

Who’s the funniest in the Edinburgh team? James King is very funny, especially when he's had a few 😉

What’s your favourite TV Show? Entourage

If you weren’t a rugby player, what would you want to be? A professional footballer

What’s your record 100m time? I think 10.8 was my PB but that was on grass.

Which player would you most like to be in the same team with? Probably Jonathan Davies at the Scarlets, so I could profit from his line breaks.

Have you always played on the wing? I started at 10 and fullback, played in the centres in my youth then played at 6 and 8 at school.

What’s the best thing about the RaboDirect PRO12? Playing alongside the quality international players I get to play with.

What has been your highlight of the season? Winning the RaboDirect PRO12 Player of the Year!

What is your goal with Edinburgh for next year? I think we should go for the RaboDirect PRO12 top 4 to qualify for play offs!

Who is the hardest player to defend against? George North is a handful.

What’s your favourite away ground to play at? I love playing away at Ulster, Munster and Leinster for the big crowds and quality opposition!

Is your watch fast? At least by half an hour 😉

Who is the most promising young winger in Scotland? Young Jamie Farndale has been doing well for the under 20's
If you could change something about rugby what would it be? I’m not sure. Possibly more time off in the summer? 🙂

Is Michael Bradley the best manager you’ve had? He’s certainly the most technical I’ve played under.

What do you make of all the retirements through injury this year, particularly Munster players? Sad! It highlights the growing physicality of the game and the demands on players' bodies!

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