Squash Magazine: Describe the first time you played squash.
Stephen Coppinger: I can’t remember, no idea. Actually have no idea, but it was probably in my living room using a skating board as a tin and a racquet about the size of my forearm.
SM: If you weren’t a professional squash player, you would be…
SC: A beach bum
SM: Favorite food?
SM: Least favorite food?
SM: When you retire, you will…
SC: Chill…chill hard
SM: Most embarrassing moment?
SC: Probably too many to describe, but they’re not very family-friendly…
SM: Worst travel experience?
SC: Delays, delays, delays…I’ve been travelling forty-eight hours once. Gulf Air flying from Bahrain to Muskat, to Bahrain again, back to Muskat then to London. Lots of delays, not fun.
SM: Superstitions or pre-match rituals?
SC: No, not very superstitious. I figure if you get locked into a superstition, then it’s dangerous because if you can’t do it then you’re in big trouble.
SM: Favorite movie of all time?
SC: Cool Runnings
SM: Favorite recent movie?
SC: Meh, they’re all good.