Carlo Capalbo, president, Prague International Marathon

What did you want to be when you were a kid?
The Mayor of Napoli, the city where I was born.

In which country would you like to live?
In my country: Europe.

What truth about yourself would you like people to know?
That I enjoy giving more than receiving.

Do you think is it better to say everything or not to know everything?
In general it’s better to say everything, but sometimes it’s better not to know everything.

What is never missing from your fridge?
Water, cheese, salad…and beer.

What was the last thing that was stolen from you?
My favorite and beautiful motorbike.

What is your favorite activity during the day?
Socializing with people through work, sports, and the hospoda.

What is the best place to make love?
Wherever, with the right person.

What is the worst place to make love?
Wherever, if with men.

Do you need to love to make love or do you need to make love in order to love?

What do you like the most about women and what you despise?
I like their purposefulness – in Italian “La tenacia”. I despise that they can be calculating.

What do you like the most about men and what you despise?
I like if they have balls. I despise their lying.

Where you will never return?
Where I have had bad experiences…or almost never.
Your favorite insult?
Va fan culo.

Your favorite saying?
Ciao bello.

Which meal can you prepare yourself?
Many. Pasta and fagioli, pasta with bescamelle, al forno, alla puttanesca pasta with zucchini…

If you were organizing a dinner to which you could invite five people from any place and any era, whom would you invite?
Nelson Mandela, Leonardo da Vinci, Che Guevara, J.F. Kennedy and Diego Armando Maradona.

How would you like to die?
Fast and flat, like the course of the marathon.

What would you like your gravestone to say?
That I left something; that I did something useful.

If you had to sacrifice one of your senses (sight, hearing, taste, etc.) which one would it be?
Hearing, when I am among stupid people.

If you won in a lottery and no longer had to work to earn a living, what occupation or vocation would you pursue?
To do as much as possible for the starving children in the world.

Would you like a role in an action movie?
Like Hector in Troy.

What is your worst nightmare?
That something could happen to my kids.

Did you ever make any unusual bet and what were the consequences?
To organize a marathon in Prague. It’s up to you to check the result.

What would be the first thing you would warn an extraterrestrial creature?
Check twice what humans say

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