ESTERHUIZEN Willie < Back  
Sport Lawn Bowls
CGA Namibia   
Gender Men
Born 03 Sep 1952
Height1.80 m
Weight 85 kg
Human Interest
Further Personal Information
Family Three
Residence Windhoek, NAM
Occupation Business Owner
Languages Afrikaans, English
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport? He started playing in Windhoek in 1983.
Why this sport? He was influenced by his father who played bowls.
Club / Team Trans-Namibia Bowling Club: Windhoek, NAM
International Debut
Year 1997
Competing for Namibia
General Interest
Hobbies Camping and four-wheel driving. (Athlete, 10 Oct 2010)
Memorable sporting achievement Winning gold medals at African States tournaments. (Athlete, 10 Oct 2010)
Hero / Idol His father. (Athlete, 10 Oct 2010)
Sporting philosophy / motto "Participate to the best of your ability." (Athlete, 10 Oct 2010)
Awards and honours Has played in every African State Tournament since 1997. Has played in two Commonwealth Games [1998 and 2002] and the 2000 World Bowls Championship. (M2002 News team 19/07/02)
Other sports He played hockey and table tennis at National level. (Athlete, 10 Oct 2010)
Famous relatives His ex-wife is also an international bowler, and his father and son both play. (M2002 News team 19/07/02)
His Uncle Raymond Robinson was a South African cyclist. (Athlete, 10 Oct 2010)
Ambitions To live a full life. (Athlete, 10 Oct 2010)