He enjoys the sportsmanship of the sport so much he is a promoter and organizer of curling events.
Can the nation which gave the world golf and curling and revolutionised football in Victorian times look forward to a prosperous and healthy sporting future?
Imagine the Scottish curling or swimming championships taking place here, in the off-season for golf.
If you knew that the preliminary rounds of Olympic curling began this week, you're probably on the team.
The curling was part of the grade six physical education program at Elmdale School.
The sport of curling is a big deal here - Scotland won a gold medal at the last Olympics.
Currently Halifax, which, in sporting terms, has hosted big curling , ice skating and ice hockey events, has one 10,000-seat arena.
He was draw master for the senior mens' mixed curling for a while, as well as committee member for the Senior Golf Tournament for men and mixed, for a number of years.
The next sports to follow will be athletics, curling and rugby.
But curling is not a big game in this country and the tabloids can't see past football.