I recently had the opportunity to Interview Internation Male Model Lars Christensen via email and twitter! Here is what went down!
TeeJay Today: What made you choose modeling?
Lars Christensen: It can open doors for you in the future!
TJ: What do your friends/family think?
LC: My family and friends love it, though my friends think its quite funny some times.
TJ: If not modeling, what else would you have done?
LC: TV Presenter
TJ: Favorite type of music?
LC: Heavy Base House Music
TJ: Who or what has been your biggest inspiration?
LC: My 2 biggest inspirations are Sir Richard Branson and Lance Armstrong (The Doping Story doesn't bother me)... I am inspired by him getting over cancer!
TJ: What current model do you relate to the most?
LC: I don't really look up to other models, we all are trying to compete and preferably would like to get a role in a series or film.
Rapid Fire, Favorite:
Color. Turquoise Blue
Song : A few good old classics from the Rolling Stones. :)
Food: Rib eye steak, With spinach and Bernaise sauce.
Sport team: Stormers Rugby Club. And Pittsburgh Steelers
Celebrity: Dustin Hoffman
Interviewer: Jonathan Ross
TJ: What's your hobby?
LC: Training in the gym, Rugby, Cooking.
TJ: What do you do when not modeling?
LC: Training, Networking, building my fitness business.
TJ: Biggest celebrity you've met and the story behind it?
LC: Dustin Hoffman, I almost nocked him over on the street. I apologised and then realised who it was.
TJ: Where have we seen you? What campaigns?
LC: Nike (pic below)
TJ: What tips do you have for others that want to get into modelling?
LC: It needs to come natural and need to have charisma. And not about being a big poser:) lol
TJ: How is London treating you?
LC: London is great fun and full of interesting people and opportunities.
TJ: Any favorite poses?
LC: I prefer action shots, they are more difficult but rewarding.
TJ: How much have you learned about photography as a model, is that important information to know?
LC: I have learned what basic photography technology is, what basic editing and retouching terms are. This is good to know.
TJ: How do you stay so fit? What is your regimen?
LC: It's all about what you eat and how you train.
TJ: What workout advice would you give the average joe?
LC: It's 80 % diet, and if you're not sweating after a weights session you are not doing it right. And leg muscles are the biggest muscles in your body, don't deflect them.
TJ: Okay, so I asked around and these are fan based questions that people really want to know... Some are a little to the point!
TJ: Boxers or briefs?
LC: Boxers, but fitted ones. No loose shorts.
TJ: Have you done nude Modeling?
LC: No, but have been offered lots of really dodgy ones.
TJ: Have you modeled underwear?
LC: No, the right one hasn't come along yet.
TJ: Do male underwear models "pad"?
LC: I guess some do!!!
TJ: What is the juiciest story you've encountered behind the scenes at a shoot?
LC: Those stories only get told to people in person, and a Gentleman never tells ;)
TJ: Thanks for doing this interview! Is there anything else you would like to add?
LC: It's all about strength and fitness. When I have to many days off training say due to the festive season. I don't feel my self. And it shows so eat clean and train hard!!
Don't forget to visit his website at www.Lars-Christensen.com and follow him on twitter at @Lars_Official