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Take 5 With Pinnacle – Stevie

If you’ve ever wondered what makes a Pinnacle Team Events employee tick then you have come to the right place! Each month we will be taking 5 minutes to chat with each member of our staff about their lives both inside and outside of work.

What I love about being a Pinnacle Facilitator:

Fun times, great company, yeh really love the crew there! 

How long I have been working for Pinnacle:

Since September 2010!

My favourite Pinnacle team event to facilitate:

Probably the Survivor Challenge, they’re all fun, I really enjoy the large groups conferencing locally to where I live in Newcastle/The Hunter as it feels like a Pinnacle family reunion with all the staff there!

Most embarrassing moment as a Pinnacle facilitator:

Haven’t had one really… ah yes I have! We were doing a Survivor, I was facilitating multiple challenges within 25 minute blocks and was currently doing Nailed It. The ball from Elimination Football was kicked towards my area from the nearby tennis court. I picked the ball up and attempted to kick it back quickly but it rebounded off a palm tree back on to the current Nailed It table resulting in water bottles and Nailed It materials exploding everywhere. I think about 40 people saw it and clapped, cheered and laughed at me…

My favourite hobbies are:

Surfing, yoga, gardening and collecting seeds, hiking, observing nature…  ha not kicking a footy!

Band I’m listening to at the moment/podcast recommendation:

Recently discovered Tom Misch, album Geography..

What was the last book you read?:

Magicians of the Gods, by Graham Hancock

Favourite holiday?:

Indonesia – surfing 3 times a day, coconuts, nasi champur, tempe, sunset beers… doesn’t get any better!

Have you ever had a nickname?:

Many… The Aquatic Meerkat, Barry, Sundance, Squid Lips, Kman just to name a few…

I am frightened by _____ :

The rapid loss of habitat and destruction of nature…

Favourite movie of all time:

Uummm so many favourite(s) come to mind!… The Wizard of Oz, The Never Ending Story, Labyrinth, Mary Poppins, Beetlejuice, Charlie and Chocolate Factory, The Matrix, and everything Star Wars! 

First concert I went to:

Powderfinger at Newcastle University! I might add I love the Byron Bay Blues and Roots Music Festival…

If you could live anywhere, where would it be?:

Love my hometown area of Redhead/Dudley/Kahibah… The dream is to live and work in Australia, possibly Tasmania or somewhere on the east coast NSW, for 9 months of the year and then continue exploring yoga and surfing in Asia/India/Spain/Indonesia 3 months a year… 

What makes you angry:

Overcooked vegetables and snapping surfboards…

What makes you laugh the most:

My friends, wow they’re comedians, just so unbelievably and ridiculously funny!

What song would you sing at karaoke night?:

No idea? I’ve never sung at a Karaoke so um let’s just run with Robert Palmer Addicted to Love with some solid air guitar!!