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.

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