2023 World Bowls Championships - Player Profile: Alex Marshall MBE
Earliest bowls memory: Winning the under 16 Edinburgh Boys Tournament beating my good friend Richard Corsie when I was 10 years old.
Best bowls achievement: Winning two gold medals at the 2014 Commonwealth Games on home soil in Glasgow.
Your all-star bowls rink:
Lead – Paul Foster MBE
Second – Ryan Bester
Third – Aron Sherriff
Skip – Alex Marshall MBE
Occupation: Living the dream.
Describe yourself in 3 words: Competitive, Generous, Sociable.
Favourite meal: Indian.
Biggest fear: Sharks
Apple or Android: Android.
Pineapple on pizza: No.
Favourite TV show: Deadliest Catch.
Three items you couldn’t live without and why: Phone, Glasses & Diane. Glasses to read my phone and Diane because she does everything for me!
Dream job: Food critic for Michelin Star Restaurants.
Favourite past or present non-bowls athlete and why: Andy Murray for his dedication, determination and mental strength.
Cats or dogs: Dogs.
Which player is most likely to be invited to Frazer’s house for dinner: Jason Banks.
Funniest teammate and why: Derek Oliver due to his witty sense of humour.
Favourite song: The Time Frequency – New Emotion.
Your biggest pet peeve & why: People celebrating flukes – bad sportsmanship!
Most likely to forget their passport going to Australia: Probably myself!
Proudest non-bowls accomplishment: Being awarded an MBE by the Queen in 2007.
Dream holiday destination and why: Water Bungalow in the Maldives – luxury and relaxation.
Goal for 2023 World Bowls Championships: To win Gold.