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News Team Henselite COMMONWEALTH GAMES PROFILE: Nathan Rice
April 10, 2018
Nathan Rice

Club: Club Helensvale
Occupation: Greenkeeper
3rd Commonwealth Games

How did you get started with bowls?
I first started bowls at a open day at a little club called Mudgeeraba on the gold coast in 1995. My dad was the one that got me over there even though he never played then.

When did you realise that bowls was something you wanted to pursue to the highest level?
It started while I played my first year of pennants in 96.

What do you like most about the sport?
The social side and the different places I get to go.

What has been the highlight of your career to date?
My first Commonwealth Games in Melbourne.

Who has influenced you the most in your bowling career?
Ian Schuback.

What bowls do you use?
Henselite Dreamline XG. It's a bowl I can use on all sorts of surfaces and speeds.

Which events are you contesting?
2nd in triples and 3rd in the fours.

What are you most looking forward to about the Commonwealth Games?
Being on the Gold Coast where I live and having family and friends there.

Who or what inspires you?
My family and my Club.

How would your Australian team mates describe you?
Laid-back.

Outside bowls, what else do you enjoy doing?
Playing golf and spending time with my family.
 

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COMMONWEALTH GAMES PROFILE: Nathan Rice