Beachroad Magazine grab a coffee with Jumeirah based ex Swedish footballer Christian Frealdsson, Christian owns and runs the hip bicycle brand Corcel Collective as well as launching ISneakers.ae in the UAE serving the Sneaker lovers of the Emirates with cool brands to tread the tarmac.
NAME? // Christian Frealdsson.
YOUR FIRST JOB? // Newspaper delivery boy.
YOUR CURRENT OCCUPATION? // Co Owner/Founder of Corcel Collective and Isneaker GCC.
YOUR GREATEST LOVE? // My brothers kids.
YOUR GREATEST FEAR? // To be paralyzed or eaten by a shark.
WHAT IS YOUR EARLIEST MEMORY? // My summers at my Grandpa and Grandmas summerhouse with my brother.
WHO IS YOUR ROLE MODEL AND WHY? // My old PE teacher Tomas. Without him I would have never become a professional football player.
WHAT WAS THE LAST GIFT YOU GAVE SOMEONE? // A pair of sneakers.
IF YOU WERE 80 YEARS OLD, WHAT ADVICE WOULD YOU GIVE YOUR CHILDREN OR FRIENDS CHILDREN? // Be curious and dont be afraid to break you comfort zone.
YOUR WORST TRAIT? // Impatience.
THE WORST TRAIT IN OTHERS THAT GETS YOU MAD? // Cheapness.
WHO WOULD PLAY YOUR ROLE IN A MOVIE? // Seth Rogen.
FAVOURITE MUSIC? // Old school Hip-Hop.
LAST RECORD YOU BOUGHT? // Kendrick Lamar – To Pimp a Butterfly.
FAVOURITE BOOK? // Shantaram.
LAST BOOK YOU BOUGHT? // All Gone.
WHAT INSPIRES YOU? // People that are brave and choose to go their own way.
THE CLOSEST YOU HAVE COME TO DEATH? // I nearly drowned when I was 5 years old.
FAVOURITE DESTINATION? // Stockholm.
LEAST FAVOURITE DESTINATION? // All of Finland.
HOW DO YOU RELAX? // On the sofa with music in the background or on the beach.
WHY DUBAI? // Love.
ARE YOU SPORTY? //Yes.
BEACH OR DESERT? // Beach.
URBAN OR RURAL? // Both, Im a country boy in a urban environment.
CATS OR DOGS? // Dogs.
COFFEE OR TEA? // Coffee.
WHAT YOU MAKES YOU LAUGH? // Silly jokes, stupid Youtube videos and my nephew Leon.
WHAT MAKES YOU CRY? // Sad movie and things that makes me really happy.
YOUR MESSAGE? // When you fail, try again and learn from earlier experiences.