LIAN ‘LEMON’ MENGQI
Role: Chinese Media and Content Manager
Date of Birth: October 26, 1987 in Hebei
Languages: Chinese and English
What do you like to do when not working? Watching movies, sailing, reading.
Greatest achievements? As onboard reporter on Team Ubox, we took line honours in the 2017 Round Hainan Regatta.
Favourite quote? Tomorrow is another day.
Who inspires you? David Beckham.
What was the best advice you were ever given? Be brave and be yourself.
If you could wake up tomorrow in the body of someone else, who would you pick and what would you do? I would be a superstar who loves sailing and inspires my fans to take up the sport.
If you were an animal, what would you be? Dolphin.
What makes you happy/angry? Sailing and being on the water makes me happy. Negativity and lying make me angry.
Favourite food and food/drink you miss most when at sea? Seafood, fruit and Haribos.
What item do you always take with you when travelling? Notebook.
What makes you passionate about the Volvo Ocean Race. What is your favourite thing about it? The spirit of sailing, teamwork and professionalism.
One sentence to describe Charles? A charming and funny guy - our best skipper.
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