2023 World Bowls Championships - Player Profile: Claire Anderson
Earliest bowls memory: I was taken from the beginners section at Blantyre IBC into the juniors for the first time at 11 years old after losing 33-3 in a game of triples!
Best bowls achievement: Either winning the Scottish Indoor National Singles or the World Indoor Mixed Pairs silver medal with Michael Stepney.
Your all-star bowls rink:
Lead – Julie Forrest
Second – Katherine Rednall
Third – Margaret Letham
Skip – Caroline Brown
Occupation: Transport Planner.
Describe yourself in 3 words: Kind. Ambitious. Determined.
Favourite meal: Macaroni Cheese.
Biggest fear: Mice / Rats.
Apple or Android: Android.
Pineapple on pizza: Absolutely not.
Favourite movie/TV show: Sons of Anarchy.
Three items you couldn’t live without and why: My phone because I’m too nosey to not be connected with the rest of the world lol. Chocolate as I have a mega sweet tooth! My family, they drive me nuts, but I love them all!
Dream job: Vet.
Favourite past or present non-bowls athlete and why: Not really sure why but I was a big fan of Fernando Torres when I was younger.
Cats or dogs: Cats.
Which player is most likely to be invited to Wendy Purdie’s house for dinner: Caroline Brown.
Funniest teammate and why: Emma McIntyre, she’s one of those people whose funny without knowing she’s funny.
Favourite song: Carrie Underwood – Champion.
Your biggest pet peeve & why: Dirty clothes lying on the floor. Stewart is infamous for leaving socks on the floor and it’s always annoyed me.
Most likely to forget their passport going to Australia: Probably me!
Proudest non-bowls accomplishment: My son, Ryan.
Dream holiday destination and why: Disney World Florida, been before and love it!
Goal for 2023 World Bowls Championships: To win a medal.