ECC 2014 Team Profiles – Margarita Sweeney-Baird

Ahead of next month’s European C Group Championships in Rotterdam, let’s met our Irish team members.
First up, from the ladies team, one of our newest members………

Name – Margarita Sweeney-Baird
Age – 54
Occupation – Inclusive Skating Charity Trustee and University Lecturer in Law. Currently doing a PhD at the University of Edinburgh.
Status – Single

Years curling – 2 (although I did learn how to throw a stone many years ago in Crossmyloof)

Home club and ice rink – Bearsden and Braehead

Favourite sport outside curling to watch – and to play – Ice skating

Who would you really like to meet? Ottavio Cinquanta

Favourite TV programme – Gray’s Anatomy

Favourite holiday destination and why? Zermatt, Switzerland for skiing skating and curling

Tell us something about yourself that will surprise people – I was Scottish Ladies Ice Skating Champion

You can save one prized possession. What is it? – My home

Who would you choose to be marooned on a desert island with? censored?

Sum yourself up in five words – sunshine barbie, intelligent, kind and happy