Batavia resident Mathew Adamzak, 36, was fishing at Old Mill Park in Geneva when he answered nine questions for the Kane County Chronicle's Brenda Schory.
Where did you grow up? Whitewater, Wisconsin.
Pets? A labradoodle named Lucy and a Great Pyrenees named Dunkin.
Who would play you in the movie of your life? Clint Eastwood.
First job? Cleaning stalls on a horse farm.
As a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up? A race car driver. I did not become that. I fix engines. I worked as a marine mechanic, but I can fix any engine.
A movie you'd recommend? "National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation."
Favorite charity? Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago.
Favorite local restaurant? The Range Grill and Tap in Batavia.
What is an interesting factoid about yourself? In 20 years, I have fixed thousands of engines. And my hobby is flying remote-control planes and choppers.