Short Ends with Steve Glasson

by Bowls Australia

Presented by BCiB Insurance Brokers, Steve Glasson answers the tough questions.

How old were you and why did you first take up bowls:
Knee-high to a grasshopper… Can’t remember!

First tournament victory:
QLD Junior Singles defeating Kelvin Kerkow in the final.

Toughest Singles opponent:
Me… I could do my own head in at times.

Who has had the most influence on your career:
Early on my Dad (Bob), then John Taylor, then some greats of the game who I watched and learned from.

Favourite bowler while growing up:
My Dad.

Funniest Jackaroo teammate:
Bec Van Asch… Except she ain’t actually funny! Commendations to Kristina Krstic, Barrie Lester and Gary Willis!

Things left on your bucket list:
Win Lotto/Buy a Kombi/Buy a Harley

First album you bought:
Can’t remember but probably something like Cold Chisel/Dire Straits/Hunters & Collectors

Favourite holiday destination:
I do like the UK and then relaxation wise, Bali/Phuket.

Favourite movie:
John Q & Tag

Favourite TV series:
MAFS… Not!

Favourite band or musician:
I like to stick with Aussie music so I do like Hilltop Hoods and Powderfinger.

Jackaroo with the best taste in music:
Me.

Favourite carb:
Spag Bol. Like potato bake too!

Favourite meal after a day on the green:
Nice tender steak with garlic of hollandaise sauce. My mouth is watering now!

What meal is your speciality to cook:
Wouldn’t know where to start!

Chocolate in the fridge. Yes or no:
Yes

Milo. Hot or cold:
Hot

Pineapple on pizza. Yes or no:
Yes

Parma or Parmi:
Not bothered.

Coriander. Yes or no:
Nope!

Cats or Dogs.
Dogs

Who inspires you:
Heaps of people… Especially those who overcome adversity and don’t make excuses but are prepared to have a fair dinkum go!

Proudest non-bowls accomplishment:
Our kids!

Most embarrassing childhood memory:
Swimming at school and a bee was on the top of the water. When I jumped in, it went straight up my shorts and stung me you know where… Never felt pain like it and of course, the entire school knew.

If you could appear on any reality show, which one would you choose:
Last One Laughing Australia

Who would you like to swap places with for a day:
Donald Trump

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