Jackie Foster

 

Date of birth: December 14

Hometown: Bridgetown, Nova Scotia 

Current club: Dartmouth Lawn Bowls Club, Dartmouth, NS

Canadian National Team debut:  2010 North American Challenge, Milwaukee, WI

International appearances:  1

National playing achievements: Bronze 2010 Canadian Women’s Singles. 

Type of bowl used: Henselite Classic

How did you start playing bowls: My grandfather introduced my mother to the game, who in turn got me started.

When did you start playing bowls: Before I was ten.  But I got away from it for several years until I ran into a fellow bowler/friend from NB in a curling club.  He encouraged me to get back into the game the following spring.  (2005)

Who is your greatest influence in bowls:  My mom.   She’s a fierce competitor, who loves the game, and has passed on the passion to me.

Aspirations beyond bowls:
Compete at Scotties Tournament of Hearts

Who is the greatest influence in your life:  My family.  Through the good and the bad they’re always by my side.  My purpose, my motivation, the ones who keep me grounded.

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