EMCC Team Profile – Robin Gray

Ahead of the European Mixed in Edinburgh, let’s get to know our Irish team a bit better through our player profiles, beginning with the skip of the team:

Robin-Gray-PhotoName – Robin Gray
Age – 49
Occupation – Bank Executive
Status – single / married / divorced / still wondering? – Married
Children – names and ages please – Bobby 7 Thomas 5 Rachel 23 James 18
Years curling – 35
Home club and ice rink – Leinster Curling Club – Greenacres

In-turn or out-turn? Out turn

Best ever curling memory? – Me – qualifying Ireland for their first and only mens world championship. General – Al Hackner beating Pat Ryan in the 1985 Brier final

Favourite sport outside curling:
To watch – Golf
To play – Golf

If you had to switch careers, what job would you do? – Geologist or Airline Pilot

Favourite TV programme? – Top Gear

Favourite holiday destination and why? Orlando Florida – watching the kids enjoy themselves

Apart from the ICA, what website do you spend the most time on? – Unsuitable for publication

Best / worst subjects at school? – Geography / French

Who’d be your four ideal dinner guests? – Michael McIntyre, Paula Creamer, Kylie Minogue, Bill Clinton

Sum yourself up in five words – unfit, undercurled, overfed, tight (all three definitions), EXPERIENCED.

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