West – Wilson Heatlie

Wilson Heatlie
Name: Wilson Heatlie

Where are you from: Edinburgh

Occupation:
School teacher, retired, but still occasionally called upon. Mainly Geography and Guidance, in various places around Scotland plus exchange years to New Zealand and Australia; also TEFL in Scotland and Switzerland.

Age, family details:
60, single, happily unencumbered.

What are your clubs:
Lanark, Boswall (Edinburgh), George Heriot’s FP.

Proudest achievement in curling:
Representing Scotland in Canada!

What are you doing now in curling:
Club skip for Boswall and Heriot’s, formerly for Lanark (where I used to live) but now a part-time sub there. Recent competitions in Copenhagen and Prague.

What motivated you to come on tour:
A vague idea of a tour as something I might like to do at some stage, but last year’s RCCC president was in my Boswall rink and suggested Strathcona. Nothing ventured, nothing gained, so here I am.

What are you most looking forward to/what have you enjoyed most about tour:
Seeing parts of Canada, some previously visited but in summer, meeting new people and playing in Canada with its impressive curling record.

Any specific roles in the tour planning and/or during the tour:
Making up the numbers.

Other sports/interests:
Some hillwalking, occasional swimming and kayaking.
Travel, music, theatre, languages – latest attempt is Spanish.
Active in Scottish Exchange Teacher organisation.

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Comments

West – Wilson Heatlie — 3 Comments

  1. Saving the best till last, eh? Sun shining in Edinburgh to welcome you back, but temperatures due to plummet tonight, to help to reaclimatise you! Safe journey home.

  2. Hi West Tour;; You are lucky your down in Ontario where it is
    warmer today. Our temperature this morning is -34 with a wind chill
    of -46 Congratulation on winning the Cup for this tour. Keith Forbes

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