Josh Thornton (AUS)

CLUB: Murray Downs, VIC

OCCUPATION: Participation Coordinator - Bowls Victoria

AEROBOWLS USED: 

  • Aero Evolve
  • Aero Optima when I want a bit more turn

WHY DO YOU USE AEROBOWLS? I have total faith in the bowls and the product and I know regardless of what model of Aero I use I will get the same shape to the Jack and that’s the confidence in the technology and the product being made.

CAREER GOALS: To play at a high level for as long as I can.

MOST ADMIRED PLAYERS: Kelvin Kerkow and Steve Glasson

FAVOURITE GREENS: Broadbeach BC, Corowa Greens and all the greens here in the Murray Valley.

FAVOURITE QUOTE: "It’s not the size of the dog in the fight, it’s the size of the fight in the dog."

OTHER HOBBIES & INTERESTS: My family, NBA, AFL, Cricket, anything sporty I’ll generally watch it!

ACHIEVEMENTS:

  • 2018 Commonwealth Games Gold Medalist
  • 2018 Trans Tasman Winner - Australian Representative
  • 2018 & 2016 Australian Open 4’s Runners Up
  • 2017 Trans Tasman Winner - Australian Representative
  • 2017 Multi Nation Winner - Australian Representative
  • 2017 Australian Open Pairs Champion
  • 2016 Victorian AWD Pairs Champion
  • 2015 Australian Open Para Singles and Pairs Winner
  • 2014/15 – Australian Winners and Representative of the PBA pairs at the World Indoor Championships
  • 2014 Australian AWD Pairs Champion
  • 2012 Qld AWD Singles Champion
  • 2009 Qld State 4’s Champion
  • 2005 Victorian Under 30 Singles R/Up
  • 1999 Australian Junior 4’s R/Up
  • 1997 Victorian Under 19 Singles Champion
  • 1998-99 Victorian Junior Representative