East – Barton Henderson

Barton Henderson

Name – Barton Henderson

Where are you from – Aberdeen, scotland

Occupation – Chartered Accountant – Working as a Senior Commercial Advisor for Centrica Energy Upstream – developing new oil and gas fields in the UK offshore sector.

Age, family details – 60 years old – married for 33 years with 3 grown up daughters

What is your club/are your clubs – AWW Curling Club, Aberdeen

Proudest achievement in curling – winning Scottish and European Curling Championships as skip of the Aberdeen team in 1980.

What are you doing now in curling – playing Super League and club competitions in Aberdeen and regular in the Scottish Seniors (lost final in 2009)

What motivated you to come on tour – Being part of the Canadian Tour is something I wanted to do for many years and I jumped at the opportunity.

What are you most looking forward to/what have you enjoyed most about tour – I am looking forward to revisiting the East Coast of Canada again and especially visiting Moncton where we played in the 1980 Air Canada Silver Broom world Championships.

Any specific roles in the tour planning and/or during the tour – Vice captain of the East Tour.

Other sports – Golf, shooting, fishing and walking.

Other interests – Reading and Soduko puzzles.

Anything else of interest – Was member of the development group that built the new £2.7m curling facility in Aberdeen.

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