Name: Peter Malcolm
Where are you from?
Now living in the East Neuk of Fife, but originally from Kinross, and spent 27 years in Aberdeen
Originally a Control Engineer in the petrochemical and oil industry, then moved into internal auditing, health, safety and environment, then procurement/supply chain management -all in oil industry. Now retired.
Age, family details?
Age 58 (for most of the tour). Married to Anne (who captained the last ladies tour to Canada), daughter Gillian is a hospital doctor in the Wolverhampton area, and son Neil is a restaurant manager in the Outer Hebrides.
What are your clubs?
Hercules CC is my mother club, but I play more games with Kinross CC, and also play with the “Old Bulls” within Raith and Abbotshall CC.
Proudest achievement in curling
My proudest achievement in curling is being selected for this tour
What are you doing now in curling?
Mostly club curling, which for Hercules includes East Fife Province League and for Kinross includes Lomond League. Have played in last 4 Scottish Mixed Seniors, and in the Four Nations a few years ago.
What motivated you to come on tour?
I wanted to come on tour because I had heard so many good stories from past tourists – all of telling about their “trip of a lifetime”.
What are you most looking forward to?
I am looking forward to the whole experience of the tour, and my first visit to Canada – and to being part of the team that regained the Strathcona Cup!
Specific roles in tour planning.
Secretary for Central Tour, and organised the flights to/from Canada.
Competitive dinghy sailor – current Scottish Champion in the single-handed Laser class.
I have spent a great deal of time working on the garden where we have lived for the past 2 years – trying to transform a wilderness into a garden, and building a large garage. I play golf a little – badly.
Though I have only been a regular curler for 11 years, I played outdoors when I was about 12 years old, and was on the ice at the Grand Match on Loch Leven in 1959 (aged 4).