(nickname Mike The Strike)
Where are you from?
Brechin, Angus, Scotland
Managing Director/Owner of a Financial Services Company, Managing Director/Owner of Forfar Indoor sports a 7 sheet ice rink, skating rink and bowling hall. Owner City Gents Barber Shops.
Age, family details?
53 and counting. married with 3 grown up children.
What is your club/are your clubs?
Edzell Curling Club proud holders of the last outdoor Grand Match trophy.
Proudest achievement in curling?
Turning a dream into reality and owning my own ice rink. Establishing it and hosting numerous local, regional and national competitions.
What are you doing now in curling?
Still playing reasonably competitively and running the ice rink of course.
What motivated you to come on tour?
Go on tour while still fit enough to enjoy it and play reasonably well. Meet new friends and see a bit of the country.
What are you most looking forward to/what have you enjoyed most about tour?
Looking forward to seeing different ice rinks and maybe pick up a tip or two.
Any specific roles in the tour planning and/or during the tour?
As captain I have been involved in the planning of the tour from the start. I have helped in a number of areas not least being the successful inclusion of Goldline curling gear for the first time. Also helped design and launch the RCCC Tartan which I am very pleased with.
Football, Running, any sports…
Business Groups, etc.
Anything else of interest?
First Chairman of the RCCC Board