World Mixed profile 4 – Ross Barr

World Senior's Curling Championship 2016, Karlstad, SwedenWorld Senior bronze medal winner Ross will be playing second stones in the Irish team in Kazan, so let’s see what Ross likes to get up to:

Name? – Ross Barr
Age? – 62
Occupation? – Retired Civil Engineer
In-turn or out-turn? In-Turn
Best ever curling memory? – Winning a bronze medal at the World Senior Curling Championships in Karlstad, 2016
If you had to switch careers, what job would you do? – Architect (large bridges)
Apart from the ICA, what website do you spend the most time on?  – www.chess.com
Best / worst subjects at school? – Physics/French
Who’d be your four ideal dinner guests? – Brian Cox, Ruth Davidson, Jeremy Vine, Judy Murray – No shortage of discussion topics!
Earliest curling related memory? ­– Chasing stones around Crossmyloof
Favourite curling destination and why? – Cortina (Dolomites) has a well organised summer social competition in a spectacular mountain setting. (And provides prizes of locally produced cheese and ham).
How do you relax away from work (and curling)? – Glass of Montepulciano on the garden swing beside Alison and her G&T.
The person you most admire, alive or dead, and why? – Stephen Hawkins because of his scientific achievements and fight against motor neuron
What did you have for breakfast this morning? Porridge.

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