Ahead of the 2020 season, newcastleknights.com.au sat down with Kurt Mann in an effort to get to know him a little better.
Who am I: Kurt Mann
Who is most important to me: My son
Greatest off-field achievement: My son
Something you wouldn’t know about me: I can play the piano
I’d be lost without: My mum
What I love most about living in Newcastle: The beach, probably one of the best beaches in Australia I think.
I grew up in: Winton in Queensland. It’s a tiny town – like 900 people.
People would describe me as: A hillbilly probably
As a kid my hero was: Billy Slater
They were my hero because: He was a Queenslander I watched growing up. I lived in a town where footy was everything.
The last book I read was: Never read a book in my life
My favourite thing to do in Newcastle is: Go to the beach
My greatest on field moment: Scoring the game winning try on debut